September 2, 2011 - 2:58 PM
Nationwide Insurance volunteer Melissa Herring hands bags of free bottled water as residents of Kinston, N.C. continue to clean up from damage caused by Hurricane Irene on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. It was a combined effort by Nationwide, Food Lion, Lowes and other local businesses to help those affected by the hurricane. (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Chris Seward)