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Four-Year-Old Named Florence Helps Those Affected By Hurricane

Florence Wisniewski isn't going to let a hurricane sully her good name. The 4-year-old lives in Chicago, far from where Hurricane Florence caused so much devastation. Her mother, Tricia Wisniewski, told WLS-TV that she explained to her daughter what was going on in the Carolinas, and showed her video of the flooding and houses underwater. "She wanted to help," Tricia said.

So Florence, who goes by Flo, helped her mother set up a donation bin on their porch. They took a map of the hurricane's path and covered it with photos of Flo, and then shared the image on Facebook, asking for donations. The family has collected food, diapers, toiletries, and money for people affected by Hurricane Florence, which "speaks volumes of the neighborhood," Tricia said. Flo told WLS-TV it was important for her to give back because "it's right to do, to help people."

Possible Preaching Angles: Example; Childlike faith; Children – This little child is a remarkable example of innocent faith and an unselfish desire to help others. Jesus held such children up as an example when he said, “Whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.”


Catherine Garcia, “4-year-old named Florence helps those affected by the hurricane” The Week (9-27-18)

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