Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Mormon Helping Hands

 I was pleased to spend the weekend with my daughter in Hilton Head, South Carolina. The ocean-side community was hit hard by Hurricane Matthew last month.  The main damage was from downed trees.  Members on the Augusta Stake mobilized ourselves, donned our yellow tee-shirts, and caravanned down to Hilton Head.  Different LDS stakes  were assigned to serve different coastal wards from North Carolina to Florida.  

On our way down long-time members recalled past service trips to New Orleans, Alabama, and Florida.  I hadn't had a chance to go on preveous service trips because of work conflicts, but I was pleased to be able to participate on this occasion.  Several years ago, Augusta was hit by a major ice storm.  We appreciated help that came from sourounding areas to help us dig out.  


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