NAPLES, FL - SEPTEMBER 11: Jizreel Plancher calls out from the back of a truck to see if people need help the morning after Hurricane Irma swept through the area on September 11, 2017 in Naples, Florida. Hurricane Irma made another landfall near Naples yesterday after inundating the Florida Keys. Electricity was out in much of the region with localized flooding.

“Look for the helpers.”

This iconic quote from Fred Rogers of what his mother would say to him whenever scary scenes appeared on the news is always something that comes to mind in the aftermath of disasters like Hurricane Irma.

When the going gets tough, Americans band together to help their neighbors.  Here are just five examples of the country coming together to help those in need.


The popular apartment/home rental website has created a page that lists homes that are offering free lodging to those displaced by Hurricane Irma.

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