[Nfbmo] FW: Joplin

Ruby Polk r.polk1 at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jun 11 15:46:30 UTC 2011

I think that we should send a Donation to the Red Cross in Jophlin  to help 
all the people who suffered from the Tornado. We did this in the Katrina 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gary Wunder" <GWunder at earthlink.net>
To: "'NFB of Missouri Mailing List'" <nfbmo at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Friday, June 10, 2011 4:31 PM
Subject: [Nfbmo] FW: Joplin

> Folks, how would you suggest we help?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christi Drew [mailto:cdrew at boonville.k12.mo.us]
> Sent: Friday, June 10, 2011 2:42 PM
> To: Gary Wunder [gwunder at earthlink.net]
> Subject: Joplin
> Hi Gary.
> I hope this note find you doing well. I hope that you are recovering 
> nicely
> from your surgery and feeling better each day.
> I am writing because I saw a post this morning from the Joplin Association
> for the blind. They are in desperate need of non perishable food items.
> There are many distribution centers in Joplin, but they are serving around
> 43 visually impaired people and cannot transport everyone to all the
> different distribution centers. I was wondering if you having any thoughts
> or suggestions on how we could help meet their needs. I don't know if 
> there
> are folks in Joplin who know drivers that would be willing to help. I have
> contacted the person in charge and am trying to get more specific
> information on their needs. At this point I am hearing that they are very
> basic food and health related items more than clothing.
> My brother is in Joplin, so the whole situation down there is close to my
> heart. I thought I would pick your brain and see if you have any ideas on
> ways we can help the vision impaired population through this tough time.
> Thank you for thinking about this.
> Always your friend,
> Christi
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