FOX Fan Firsthand: October 13, 2005

Catch up with Elisabeth's amazing journey to bring aid to the hurricane victims of Southern Mississippi by clicking on the stories and exclusive photo essays on the right.

A Volunteer’s Story

Back Home: An Update!

FEMA bouncing checks — The problem has been corrected but FEMA is still a major cog in the wheel of progress.

Pearlington, Mississippi needing Porta-Potties — I called Gov. Haley Barbour's office in Mississippi and spoke to a gentleman named Max Wells. Mr. Wells has been accommodating and has made a great effort to help me get the people of Pearlington and the Porta-Potties that they so desperately needed

Pearlington, Mississippi needing trailers — As a result of my calls to Gov. Haley Barbour's office, we began getting trailers into Pearlington and the Jordan River Shores area of Kiln. Then last Thursday I believe, October 27th, Sen. Trent Lott had a representative in Pearlington who took notes. In as much as it was two months after the storm, at least it happened. A great deal of Pearlington has received trailers in the last week.

Lastly, I am organizing a Thanksgiving dinner and a Christmas party for these communities. Any and all support would be extremely welcomed and appreciated, especially by the people down South. I already spoke to a mom who is worried about Christmas. With a little bit of effort from a great deal of people, we will make a difference in many lives. More details to come!

God bless,

Elisabeth

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