Storm Stories

Hosted ByLaura Bratton

Storm Stories is a collection of stories from Hurricane Florence. This podcast and radio series explores resilience and recovery in the coastal region through local stories. Broadcasting from the Working Narratives' studio in coastal North Carolina the series tells real people stories.

A Home Takes Heart

A Home Takes Heart

We kick off Season 2 of Storm Stories with stories about the struggle for affordable housing in the year and a half since Hurricane Florence. In this episode, two women tell us about losing their homes and communities and what they’re doing about it.

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Want to Help:

  1. Donate To The Good Shepherd Center to fund housing assistance programs.
  2. Advocate Call NC Senators: Richard Burr 202-224-3154, and Thom Tillis 704-509-9087 tell them to advocate for H.R. 2721 The Pathways out of Poverty Act, that would expand funding for temporary assistance programs.

Need Help:

  1. Shelter For temporary shelter call The Good Shepherd Center 910-763-4424.
  2. Financial Assistance For help with Financial Assistance call Lloyd Stiles from Coastal Community Action at 252-342-4831.
  3. Other Resources – Consult this list. It provides a guide for general resources as well as resources specific to Craven County.