Disaster relief efforts are in full force following the extreme weather witnessed this weekend throughout the Midwest, and this post is dedicated to shining light on ways you can help.
Read this article in The New York Times today to get a better idea of the scope of this situation: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/19/us/officials-assess-damage-from-deadly-tornadoes-across-midwest.html?hp&_r=0
The article says that there are “hundreds of thousands of people” without electricity. For emergency backup power systems, you can visit www.theinverterstore.com. They can provide same-day, overnight shipping to the affected areas, and we’re also being told that they’re willing to work with peoples’ budgets during this time.
You can visit the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and http://www.illinois.gov/ready/ to learn ways you can help your neighbors in Illinois.