Helping hundreds of families through social media after Hurricane Ian

Reporter: Taylor Petras
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One movement managed to help hundreds of families clean up their homes and businesses that were destroyed during Hurricane Ian.

When used properly, social media can be a great way to unite one another.

The Rebuild Southwest Florida Instagram page made it easy for people to get involved and help rebuild our community.

Co-founder Nathalie White was eager to help people.

“We were essentially a hotline for people. They would come and go on our Instagram page and tell us where they needed help, and then we would set up a location and send a group out there,” said White.

They brought in volunteers from all across the country and worked all the way through December.

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