“I'm just a little loud mouth country girl from the backwoods of Kentucky who's been in this situation before and wanted to help.”
That’s what Kimberly Gager wrote in one post on her Facebook profile in response to the attention she’s received for her admirable mission: using top-notch couponing skills to help Hurricane Harvey survivors.
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Gager, who lives in the San Antonio area, does indeed know the struggle of hurricane evacuees firsthand. In 1999, she lost her home in Newport News, Virginia, to Hurricane Floyd, according to ABC News, an event she told the outlet was “horrific”:
“I lost everything in the flood. I was living in military housing at the time because I was in the Navy. The entire apartment complex was flooded. I was looking at all the stories and pictures of houses and everything under water in Harvey and knew I had to do something.”
When Harvey hit Texas late last month, Gager began seeing pleas for supplies on social media. She knew what she had to do and took to Facebook to offer her talents as a coupon clipper extraordinaire.]]