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Neighbors helping neighbors
Date: 2/18/2012 Album ID: 1418070
Photos by Vanessa M Feldman / El Paso Times.
Charlotte McGowan stands in her living room and cluthes a Bible she found in her Eastside home that was destroyed by fire earlier this week.  Charlotte and Donald McGowan recieved unsolicited help from a group of strangers that showed up on Saturday morning to help them clean and salvage undamaged goods from their home. Photos by Vanessa M Feldman / El Paso Times.
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Montwood student council president Nikki Enriquez sits in the McGowan master bedroom searching through their book collection to determine if any of them can be saved.  Enriquez and other members of the Montwood student council helped the McGowan family clean their home Saturday morning after a fire destroyed it earlier this week. Photos by Vanessa M Feldman / El Paso Times.
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Monique Barcena looks through the pantry in search for any belongings that may be salvaged after the McGowan home was destroyed by fire earlier this week.  Barcena was one of many volunteers that showed up to help the McGowans on Saturday morning. Photos by Vanessa M Feldman / El Paso Times.
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Charlotte McGowan stands alongside her husband Donald McGowan as he looks through old family photographs that volunteers pulled out of their home early Saturday morning.  The McGowans lost their home to a fire earlier this week.Photos by Vanessa M Feldman / El Paso Times.
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Hector Duran helps to clear a path for a refrigerator that was not damaged in the house fire.  Duran was one of many volunteers that answered a plea from Liza Marquez on Facebook to help the McGowans go through their destroyed home on Saturday morning.Photos by Vanessa M Feldman / El Paso Times.
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Yvette Duran collects dishes out of the McGowan kitchen on Saturday morning.Photos by Vanessa M Feldman / El Paso Times.
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Yvette Duran does her best to clean the McGowan kithcen which was destroyed by fire earlier this week.Photos by Vanessa M Feldman / El Paso Times.
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Photos by Vanessa M Feldman / El Paso Times.
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Maribel Sliva, neighbor of the McGowans shows Donald McGowan a collection of silver spoons she found undamaged amongst the rubble of his burnt down home.  Sliva helped the McGowans look through the rubble to try and find belongings that may have survived the fire.Photos by Vanessa M Feldman / El Paso Times.
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