Provost Woman in U.S. Helping With Hurricane Relief
After Provost resident Suzan Breunig discovered the devastation in her original hometown in the state of Mississippi and other states of Alabama and Louisiana from the recent Hurricane Katrina she got on a plane on Tuesday, September 6 and went there to help.
She has volunteered to help aid agencies with the thousands of homeless and starving people and others who are suffering.
Before she left Breunig, who holds dual Canada and USA citizenship made arrangements with the Common Wealth Credit Union in Provost and the credit union in Wainwright to accept donations of cash that will be quickly sent on to a bank in her hometown of Bay Springs, Mississippi where she knows one of the banking staff.
The new relief worker also told The News in an interview that she knows the mayor there and called his office to offer help. She was encouraged to come and also said that they were surprised but thankful when they found out that people from as far away as Provost wanted to help with food donations and other aid.
“We are asking for financial support and prayers during this time of great need” said Breunig who moved to Canada in 1981 and “so is blessed to have two hometowns.” She hopes that other groups or organizations like schools, churches or individuals can help out.