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After Hurricane Ian, neighbors rally to support local communities WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio [Video]

NEW YORK — Five days since Hurricane Ian made landfall as a Category 4 storm, hundreds of families are trying to pick up the pieces as the recovery process continues.

In the close-knit community of Harlem Heights in Fort Myers, Florida, Ian decimated the area, leaving some homes and buildings submerged in several feet of water. Among them is the Gladiolus Food Pantry, which provides about 250 low-income families with food and household goods like diapers and toothpaste on a weekly basis.

After the hurricane, Gladiolus Food Pantry was flooded and the essential supplies inside the building were all destroyed.

“I mean, when the storm came, we lost power. We don’t have any water. I mean, my food is spoiling in the refrigerator,” Keyondra Smith, a local resident, said.

Neighbors and community members have since teamed up to pitch in at Gladiolus, handing out food and water to anyone who …

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Hands down, a challenging way to raise funds: 5 friends walk 1km for a good cause , Latest Singapore News [Video]

Singapore News - Not everyone can do a handstand, but Ms Roshoshanna Tang, 18, and four friends did not do just one, they walked 1km on their hands - for a good cause. The event at the track that encircles the National Stadium on Friday aimed to raise $5,000 a dollar for each... Read more at www.tnp.sg