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“Everyone was really thankful because no one here has power,” Snyder said.
“They don’t have water. They don’t have any food. We were trying to give them extra food to take home.”
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Severe storms and tornadoes hit the Miami Valley Monday night, leaving many in the area without power, access to drinkable water or safe shelter.
The restaurant was without water and Dimitrouleas said he and Snyder wanted to use what they had to help.
“Some of them don’t even have houses,” he said. “It is really bad, both just south and just north to us.”
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And they had help in their effort.
Juices Unlimited donated water and nearby Northridge High School donated food it could not use.
The pair were among many people in the Dayton area who chipped in to help neighbors, strangers, friends and family members.
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