Community leaders in Lynchburg come together to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Shopo Nation knocks on doors in the Hill City to collect items


Lynchburg, Va. – Community leaders in Lynchburg are coming together to help Hurricane Harvey victims.
Pastors, business owners and several neighborhoods donated items like  water, canned foods, clothes, and blankets for those who lost everything in the storm. This morning with the help of Shopo Nation they went door-to-door at James Crossing Apartments.

"If it was me and my family I would hope someone would jump in and help us too. It's awful and my heart goes out to them,” Kelly Rose, donator, said.

"[We want] to be able to show,  in Lynchburg, one of the poorest communities that you have in the city or one of the at risk communities in the city are able to say, 'We open our hearts,'” B.B. Shavers, founder of Shopo Nation, said. 

All of the donated items will be sent to a church in Texas.