10/13/2007 08:00 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Slightly Closer To A Miracle

Some other bloggers picked up Miracle"s story, and yesterday brought $3000 in donations to the Joseph family in New Orleans - which is great, but nowhere near what they need. (There's now a place to send checks, for those of you who don't like to donate online.)

Mail to:

Capital One
Attn: Mail Teller
PO Box 60150
New Orleans, LA 70160-1050

The Payable to portion should read: "The Kellie Joseph Rebuilding Fund" and the Memo portion should read: "Account number 2045630008."

I personally would like to thank everyone that has been with us every step of the way, during our storm, including my family and perfect strangers. I appreciate every token of love, whether monetary or just a prayer. I ask you to continue to pray for my family and a safe return home. Again, THANKS A MILLION.

-Kellie Joseph

Imagine surviving a hurricane, and then seeing your almost-rebuilt home burned down by some thug. Imagine that your insurance is already tapped out after the storm. Where do you go? What do you do?

I hate to think the only thing the online community is good for is writing checks to politicians.

Have you contributed yet?