[NAFEX] Do-It-0urselves Katrina Relief

Thomas Olenio tolenio at sentex.net
Fri Sep 2 16:14:27 EDT 2005


Hi,

If we pooled NAFEX apples by state, and then added them to other shipments  
being caravaned down there it would be great.

Apples are great food, healthy, loaded with antioxidants and flavonoids.   
Plus great food value.

Sounds simple to me.

Later,
Tom




On Fri, 02 Sep 2005 11:13:40 -0500, Charles Paradise  
<machelp at attglobal.net> wrote:

> Not a wild idea Tom has at all.  Here in Massachusetts, individuals are  
> trying to help.  One working at a health food store is sending protein  
> powder directly.  I had thoughts about this I wrote yesterday I quote  
> myself as follows:
>
> Brett Favre, quarterback of Green Bay Packers football team, native of  
> the storm area, spoke yesterday saying even more urgent than food was  
> need for generators to produce AC electricity.  110 degrees at night is  
> too much to ask weak children sick or elderly to take.
>
> If it were me trying to help directly, I'd call a clinic in the greater  
> storm area, ask what delivery method is most likely to come through for  
> them, ask who their medical supply company is, and pay directly for a  
> big box of I.V. fluid.   As a second choice, join with others to pay for  
> a generator and have it delivered to an aging association in the storm  
> area least likely to get power back online soon.  I'd be willing to kick  
> in a few bucks if someone wanted to get the ball rolling on this.  I do  
> know people escaped from the storm to Houston who could advise about  
> clinics, associations, etc.
>
> If anyone would like me to call refugees from New Orleans now in Houston  
> to inquire where something could be sent [like an elderly affairs  
> organization] I will make the call, if asked.
>
> Charlie Paradise, Massachusetts
>
>
> Thomas Olenio wrote:
>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> What are the chances NAFEX could put together a caravan of harvest to  
>> New
>> Orleans?
>>
>> Just a wild idea.
>>
>> Tom
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