Highlights from Friday, May 27, 2011
Friday, May 27, 2011
What a special trip, delivering gift cards to Alabama! These were the cards you donated Friday, May 13. Since we couldn't bring everyone with us (though, the gift cards alone weighed 35 pounds), we tried to bring the experience to you on this morning's show.
To get a sense of the whole trip, listen to every break!
WATCH The CBS42 News story on our Gift Cards for Alabama effort.
WATCH Our own video summary of this amazing outreach.
LISTEN How it felt transporting $108,000 worth of gift cards.
LISTEN What our first impressions of Northeast Alabama and the damage were.
LISTEN How a farm featured in news stories became an instance of the reality of the devastation.
SEE Photos of our trip and the gift card presentation.
LISTEN The story of the deacon who was in his two-story house moved by the tornado.
LISTEN A couple torn by the tornado, but together to the end.
LISTEN Carmen's sharing of her personal stories of redemption through this outreach.
LISTEN How the exhausted lead singer of Building 429 gave his talents to refresh others.
VISIT The Building 429 website.
LISTEN How the band MIKESCHAIR immediately responded to the call for help.
VISIT MIKESCHAIR's home on the web.
LISTEN A taste (or two, or three) of southern hospitality.
LISTEN The moment when we shared the totals with First Baptist Church of Williams.
LISTEN Benediction: "I'll Fly Away."