Hurricane Harvey flood photo sparks fundraising campaign for nursing homes

Posted at 10:05 PM, Aug 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-31 22:08:27-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- A photo showing senior citizens in need of help during Hurricane Harvey pushed people at an Indianapolis nursing home to act.

Those living in Forest Creek Village Senior Center saw the photo of the elderly sitting in a room flooded with water and decided to host a fundraising luncheon.

“They needed help right now and they had to wait so long and it just broke my heart,” said Shirley Weaver who lives at the center.

Money raised at the luncheon benefited nursing homes in Texas.

You can learn more about their efforts in the video player.

Those interested in donating to victims in Texas can find more information here.

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