My niece Maria Vinson and her husband Nathan and their 3 children and their animals suddenly have to evacuate their home. Granite City being hit with 9.1 inches of rain in a few hours time, the sewer system couldn't keep up and a big portion flooded unbelievable. Now they have lost everything, and their homeowners insurance won't cover any of it. The insurance company tells them they needed flood insurance when they don't even live in a flood plain. The kids don't even have the smallest necessities, such as their school supplies, school clothes, etc and that was hundreds of dollars to buy.
They have to evacuate/move their family of 5 into a tiny house that already is home to 7 people.
At this time we are hoping we can rely on the kindness and goodness of the hearts of giving people to help. Any gift would be much appreciated for the immediate daily needs, such as food, clothing, diapers etc, as well as the need of having our home back as a place to live. The water rising to the top of basement steps/upstairs floor, the breaker box, hot water heater, washer& dryer, and everything else went underwater. No gift is too small as it will all add up and help us.