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Nvest Financial Group Donates to Harvey Relief Efforts

Kennebunk, September, 1, 2017- Nvest Financial Group has chosen to donate funds to the Houston Food Bank (HFB) and The Salvation Army to help the people of Texas affected by the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey.

HFB is providing food and supplies to residents in southeast Texas struggling to rebuild their lives. HFB’s website shared: “An unprecedented number of people in the greater Houston area are affected by the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.  The storm unleashed monumental destruction across southeast Texas.  For individuals who already struggle to provide for their family’s basic needs, the flooding is even more catastrophic.  The Houston Food Bank has a history of providing disaster relief, but we've never seen devastation on this scale.” 

The Salvation Army is on the ground with their donations, resources and volunteers providing rescue efforts to individuals and their families.  They are providing food, water and shelter for victims, lending a hand with cleanup and putting people in touch with their loved ones.  The Salvation Army is also helping families rebuild, helping communities restore their businesses, helping with medical expenses, and providing counseling for those in need.  They shared this story on their website from Hurricane Harvey victims talking to a rescue crew: “I’ve been eating beans out of a can for three days.  Having a hot meal is so appreciated.”  Also at the same apartment complex, the rescue crew found people attempting to cook on a make-shift charcoal grill:  “We have just been trying to cook enough to keep food in peoples’ bellies”, a victim said.  “Thank you so very much for coming out to feed us and make sure we are okay.”

Although in Maine, Nvest Financial Group’s thoughts and prayers are with the people of Texas during this time of crisis.