StarvingArtist Profile Relief Agency:  PWOC

Registry Values:

Bed Bath & Beyond: $657.82

Sears Value: $343.75

Relief agency notes:  This gentleman is now looking for a job, he is a mason and is living in an apartment in Newark, NJ.  He currently spends most of his time helping his son, T. Williams.  If you would like to purchase this participants whole registry, please contact the relief agency who posted this profile at 973-351-3770.

Family Name

Role Family Totals Status
StarvingArtist Father to T. Williams

Family:

Adults:

Children

1

1

Single Parent

Where did you live?

Where do you live now?

State: LA County: Orleans State: NJ County: Essex

How long will you live at your new address?  Please explain.

At least one year.

Other Questions

1.  Describe the events that made you leave your previous home?  What happened to your home?  What happened to your neighborhood?

Hurricane Katrina flooded out our dwelling, New Orleans, LA home was destroyed.

2.  When you left your home, where did you go?  How did you travel?

We were relocated to a southeastern, LA shelter

3.  What agencies have helped you?  (Red Cross, FEMA, Salvation Army)  How has that experience been?

Red Cross, FEMA only. Funds has been few and far between.

4.  How did you arrive at your current home?  Who helped you find your home?

PWOC

5.  Did you stay at a shelter or transitional center before you moved into your current home?  If yes, what was that like?

It was very stressful due to the large number of evacuees.

6.  What has been easy in the transition?  What good experiences have you had?

Being prayed for by so many religious people. The good experiences were going out to the New York Giants football game and the concert given by Branford Marcelious in Bloomfield.

7.  What has been difficult in the transition?

Being unemployed and also having to assist my disabled son, Tyrone Jr.

Other Optional Questions

8.  Do you need anything else that someone may be able to help you with?

yes, most certainly a job and also winter clothing

9.  Is there anything else you would like to say?

Yes!  May God allow us the time needed to recover as much hope as possible as an entire community and city as well as state,(LA) and the Gulf Coast Region.

10.  Contact: If possible, do you want people to contact you directly?

Yes, 973-651-8888