Thank you—we can’t say it enough. Because of your generosity, people across Gaylord, Michigan were able to quickly access safe and secure shelter, in-kind goods and casework services after a tornado struck their community.
Their small and mighty team of four staff are actively supporting first responders and survivors’ through food and clean water distributions, as well as paying for hotel stays for those who lost their homes. In the long term, it also ensured this nonprofit could provide case management services for people who needed ongoing individual support rebuilding their lives post-disaster.
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