MAKERS: This Organization Is Delivering Feminine Products to Women Left Homeless From Louisiana Flood

These floods, having already forced thousands into homeless shelters and 14,000 residents to request assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), have proven relentless. But amid the heartbreak, little glimmers of hope are shining through. Among the organizations lending support are Simply the Basics, founded in San Francisco in 2015 by Meghan Freebeck and the first "hygiene bank" in America that delivers personal hygiene products to homeless individuals.