I received word this afternoon that my friend and fellow diabetic Dustin Iris (@deejaybetes) and his parents have lost their home as a result of Hurricane Irene. And they need our help!

Dustin’s friend has started the effort to help them by setting up the “Help The Iris Family” relief fund. If you are in any position to help Dustin and his family, please consider doing so.

Pulling together to help friends in need is a hallmark of the Diabetes Online Community, and I sincerely hope that we can all work together to provide Dustin & his family with the love and support that is needed to get through this very difficult time.

 

To make donations online, visit this link: Help The Iris Family

If you wish to send donations by mail, please send me a message and I will provide the address for mailing them.

 

Thank You!



Dustin's street under several feet of flood water. His home was rendered uninhabitable,
and has been condemned as a result.

 

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Comment by SEAGATOR on August 31, 2011 at 11:38am
You do not tell us where to donate.
Comment by MyDiabeticHeart on August 31, 2011 at 4:03pm
You may make donations online by clicking on the Help The Iris Family link in the blog post, or if you'd like to mail a donation, send me a message and I'll provide the address.

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