Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Cases 83-85: Flood Wipes out Family's Home and Possessions

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Cases 83-85: Flood Wipes out Family's Home and Possessions

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CASE 83 * Ms. G and her family haven't been able to celebrate Christmas for two years after a series of hardships. After losing a son and a stepson, Ms. G, 60, is raising four children while living with neuropathy and sciatic nerve pain. The family recently lost their home and possessions in a flood. Ms. G could not afford to pay for insurance to cover the home and belongings. The family is in need of beds, a kitchen table and chairs, clothes, shoes, toys and assistance to help cover transportation and medical expenses.

CASE 84 * After two battles with breast cancer, Ms. S, 62, finds herself weak and tired as she cares for her four grandchildren, whose parents are incarcerated. The children are having a difficult time acclimating to their current conditions, and Ms. S would like nothing more than to see them happy during the holidays. …

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