“You folks from CORE, you have been a godsend. To get supplies that we need from people who are kind and caring allowed us to have some light and brightness in such a dark, dark time. I hope you guys know how much we love you and how much we’ve appreciated you being here.”
She is gracious and optimistic. But when Hurricane Idalia reached her community, Laura questioned whether she, her husband, and her home would survive the storm.
Laura lives in a mobile home community outside Valdosta, Georgia, that was battered with high winds and heavy rain, uprooting trees and causing widespread power outages. She spent days struggling to preserve food and keep cool in the August summer heat, uncertain of when power would be restored.
With our partners, CORE delivered water, ice, hygiene kits, and hot meals directly to her home. After nearly a week without power, she was relieved to receive much-needed supplies.