KNOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) – On Tuesday, volunteers hoped to unfold some seasonal cheer by bringing Thanksgiving dinners to these residing at Mine Made Journey Park, since many aren’t in a position to cook dinner the meal for themselves.
Oliver Sizemore has been residing in a trailer at Mine Made because the flood took all the pieces from him. He’s needed to depend on the generosity of strangers to get by.
“Yeah I’m out in every single place attempting to get assist, looking for which method to go. It simply looks as if I ain’t ever going to make it, however I’m nonetheless digging at it,” he stated.
Kate Clemons of Kate’s Meals Tent helped ship the meals. She says flood survivors in journey trailers are struggling to get high quality meals.
“The ovens are small, some don’t have ovens, and I’ve spoken to a number of folks about how the kitchens are breaking down, they don’t work,” she stated.
Clemons says there are nonetheless many individuals who depend on her meals, however their wants transcend meals.
“What I do is not only meals, however it’s what’s the want in the intervening time. It began as meals, however it’s moved into extra rebuilding.”
For folk like Sizemore who’re nonetheless ready on FEMA help for his or her properties, it’s the generosity of strangers that retains them going.
“It means all the pieces to me,” he stated.
Round 200 meals got out to flood survivors residing at Mine Made.
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