Local Aid to Kentucky
Last week's wintry blast of snow and ice continues to create big problems for residents in Kentucky. The possible two feet of snow in the forecast later this week couldn't come at a worse time for residents, many of whom are still without power. To help with the storm aftermath, three interns from the American Red Cross in Gainesville were sent to Kentucky on Saturday.
After only three weeks at the red cross, UF Seniors and interns Vanessa Sucar, Allison Weed, and Stephanie Perez were sent to help out in a shelter about 2 hours from Louisville, Kentucky.
"Everybody that's asked us where your from and we say were from Florida they are like, wow, thank you so much for coming out here," says Sucar.
The interns say the shelter has helped to provide residents without power with hot showers, food, and a place to stay overnight until their lives can return back to normal
The girls say that it has been group effort to make everyone at the shelter feel like it's their home away from home until power is back up in running.
They will be in Kentucky until February 22.
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