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MET PLUS Detroit, MI Website: http://metplus.org Lives Impacted: 8 MET Plus is a non-profit organization that works to empower the greater Michigan community with a multifaceted approach of innovative workforce development, philanthropy, community advocacy, health, and human services. They strive to improve the lives of job seekers with workforce education, entrepreneurial...

Role Models of America Spring, TX Website: http://www.rolemodelsofamerica.org/  Lives Impacted: 50+ The Role Models of America Resource Warehouse provides resources for nonprofits to supply their organization’s facilities and clients with a wide range of goods. This organization works hard to offer household appliances and other housewares to families in need within...

NeedServ Lake Charles, LA Website: https://thejesusalliance.org/needserv/ Donor: Hollander Hurricane Laura struck the Southeast in August 2020, adding to the damages brought about by Hurricane Dorian a year prior. The category 4 storm was tied for the strongest hurricane to hit the ground in Louisiana based on its maximum sustained winds....

The Least of These Inc. Ponchatoula, LA Website:  https://www.facebook.com/TheLeastofTheseInc/ Donor: AFTCO American Fishing Tackle Co. Hurricane Zeta swept through Louisiana in late October of 2020. The named tropical cyclone was a category two hurricane with winds reaching up to 110 mph. Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama were hit with Hurricane Delta just three weeks prior to Zeta.  Cleanup...

Bob’s Auto Café Tualatin, OR The Northwestern region of the United States was hit first with the COVID-19 pandemic. At the beginning of March, there were already 14 cases of COVID-19 in Oregon and the governor declared a state of emergency. Bob’s Auto Café has been opened and able to serve the Greater...

In Puerto Rico, the blue tarps are still everywhere. After the devastating hurricane season of 2017, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) handed out thousands of tarps to residents who turned them into makeshift roofs. More than two years after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, tens of thousands of blue squares still...

When Hurricane Florence pummeled the Carolinas in September 2018, the devastation hit close to home for GAF, the largest maker of roofing materials in North America. GAF operates a plant in Burgaw, N.C., a town of about 4,000 residents located 25 miles north of Wilmington, N.C. At the time, the company...

In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, humanitarian aid workers trying to get critically needed supplies to survivors in the Bahamas faced a logistical nightmare of monumental proportions. One of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean stalled over the Bahamas for two days, leaving roads, docks, airports and...

Tabernacle of God Ministries   Dillon, South Carolina  https://www.facebook.com/togodministriesdillonsc/  Donations/Donor: Williams Sonoma   Lives Impacted: 190  Hurricane Dorian caused unprecedented damage and destruction in the Bahamas, but it also affected areas along the Atlantic in the U.S., including South Carolina.  Winds over 80 mph toppled trees over and left debris covering the roads.  Downed power...