Record-low temperatures and snowstorms have punished many parts of the country. It’s a good time to start thinking about how to prepare your family in case of emergency or disaster. For help, check out Good & Ready.
Good & Ready
The winter storms that have punished the Northeast during the past couple of weeks have gotten many of us talking about how best to prepare for bad weather. Do you know how?
Whether you’re a budding or longtime volunteer, these resources can get you on your way to developing your own projects with your family, friends and neighbors.
Hundreds of shoppers who lined up at Mayfair Mall in suburban Milwaukee to assemble starter emergency kits admitted they would be unprepared for a sudden disaster, even though Wisconsin gets hit by tornadoes and blizzards. The Allstate Foundation teamed up with Points of Light in Milwaukee to raise awareness about preparing for disasters as the final stop on a 14-city nationwide tour.