September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, not only during the month of September, but throughout the year, for different types of disasters and emergencies that can happen throughout the world. There are key steps that every household can take to be better prepared. Plan for the emergencies […]

Hurricane Irma: One Year Later

“It’s been one year since Hurricane Irma and I can honesty say that this has been the most trying year of our lives.” (Read our previous post about the Smiths losing nearly everything they owned in Hurricane Irma, here.) Update from Karen: We were able to completely move back into our house after 8 months. […]

5 Tips for Building an Emergency Food Plan

Record-breaking cold has been sweeping nearly every part of the country this month. Cold temperatures bring snow, ice, and winter emergencies. Most people don’t keep much food in their pantries, which causes panic at the grocery stores when weather warnings hit the airwaves. Worse, winter storms can cause food shortages and dangerous conditions for those […]