Hurricane Helper

Hurricane Helper
Hurricane Sandy was one of the largest storms to ever hit the East Coast of the United States. Families were evacuated from flood zones and much of the east coast lost power. Some homes were destroyed or damaged due to flood waters and fire. Your family can provide much needed items and comfort to families staying in shelters by creating Hurricane Helpers care packages. Here's what you're doing: Help those affected by hurricanes by providing them with essential items. Here's what you need: Shoebox or plastic box Paper Markers Rubber band Here's how you do it! Talk to your children about a recent hurricane. Your children might have seen harsh images of natural disasters on TV. Here is their opportunity to help! See Internet Resources for information on helping kids deal with disasters. Decorate a shoebox or plastic container with stickers, wrapping paper, comics etc. Important: Decorate the bottom and top separately, so the box can be opened or closed without tearing the decorations. Decide if you want to target a specific age group. If you do, fill the box with age appropriate items such as toiletries, games, and books. Please do not send any used clothing or glass items,...

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