by Amanda VanDyke September 08, 2017
In the wake of the devastation left behind by Hurricane Harvey, one of our staff members, Wade Zunker, gathered a trailer of supplies including a number of Alen air purifiers to take to those affected. Wade was stunned by the destruction and shared images with our team that testified not only to the sheer power of the storm, but also to the healing power of those who are lending a helping hand.
Our hearts were warmed by the stories of the anonymous heroes with their duck and fishing boats who converged on Houston and the surrounding areas, risking their lives to evacuate those in grave danger. The loss of human life would have been on an entirely different scale if it weren’t for the brave Texans and their neighbors who answered the call. “The entire global first-responder community is amazed at what happened in Houston”, Wade recorded a relief organizer as saying.
We’ll be working in the weeks and months to come to deliver pure air where we can.
The real work of rebuilding has just begun. If you’re like us, and want to lend a helping hand, check out this list of a few of the worthy organizations who continue the work on the Texas and Louisiana coast, curated by our Alen team members in Austin, Texas:
Give generously, y’all!
In a flooding event like Hurricane Harvey, home damage can lead to long term respiratory challenges in the months and years ahead. If you, a family member, or a friend has been affected, you can call or chat to find out if you qualify for a special offer. We have set aside a number of air purifiers available at a significantly reduced cost, designed specifically to help with the kind of respiratory issues that flooding causes. Our staff are thrilled to be a part of caring for others!