PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A young girl in Chicago has heard her name a lot lately.READ MORE: Philadelphia School District Students, Staff To Resume Masking As COVID Cases Continue To Rise In City
Florence Wizniewski has been hearing “Florence” over and over for the past week or so due to Hurricane Florence.READ MORE: West Philly Double Shooting Leaves 30-Year-Old Man Dead, Teen Hospitalized: Police
She decided to help the victims of the storm by collecting nonperishable items from neighbors to send to the Carolinas.MORE NEWS: Police Investigating Series Of Gunpoint Robberies In Center City, West Philadelphia
She says she thinks it is the right thing to do, to help people. Her preschool got behind the effort and is helping take in the collection of nonperishable food, paper and toiletries. They say they’ve collected hundreds of dollars in donations, as well.