Shocked, But Not Really

November 5, 2012
Advertisement

Hurricane Sandy wrecked the lives of millions of people in just a few short hours. Hundreds of thousands are left homeless, powerless and many are left hopeless.

When we work in a small niche profession like funeral service it is common to develop strong friendships and business relationships. What isn’t as common is when those relationships go beyond the call of duty and reach a helping hand for no other reason then to just help a friend in need.

I received an email yesterday morning that shocked me, but when I read who the email was about, I wasn’t shocked anymore.

This is the short email I recieved from Paul Generowicz, owner of SympathyNet.com (shared with permission):

Advertisement

Ryan,

I have to keep this short. We took a direct hit from Hurricane Sandy.

Kevin Czachor, Kathy, Mary and others from ASD reached out to me because they know where I live and work. They immediately got the gas, supplies, clothing and food that our family, friends and neighbors needed.

They drove over 5 hours to bring to us what we asked for.

They are angels and I want to reinforce their level of caring, class, generosity and compassion to the industry even though the industry already knows it.

I have a loss for words about them…

Many of our customers as well are calling ,and emailing to ask about us. We are fortunate that all is and will be ok…. inconvenient, but material things can all be replaced .

I have the pleasure of knowing the Czachor’s and some of their team at ASD, and there isn’t one thing above that shocks me. I am sure there are thousands in the funeral profession that feel the same way.

Thank you for sharing Paul. You and your neighbors are thoughts and prayers.

Ryan Thogmartin

CEO at DISRUPT Media and ConnectingDirector.com
Ryan Thogmartin is the Owner and CEO of DISRUPT Media.

DISRUPT Media is a full-service creative agency built for the now. We partner with death care companies to drive deep-rooted brand loyalty and measurable leads through social media.

More Fans. More Conversations. More Leads.

Ryan is also the founder of ConnectingDirectors.com. ConnectingDirectors.com is the leading online daily publication for funeral professionals with a reader base of over 45,000 of the most elite and forward-thinking professionals in the profession. With ConnectingDirectors.com Ryan has created a global community through an online platform allowing funeral professionals to Stay Current. Stay Informed and Stay Elite.
Advertisement

You may be interested

UPDATE ON HUGE FUNERAL INDUSTRY CIVIL LAWSUIT | FUNERAL nation 101 – CHANGE MAKERS
FUNERAL Nation
12 views
FUNERAL Nation
12 views

UPDATE ON HUGE FUNERAL INDUSTRY CIVIL LAWSUIT | FUNERAL nation 101 – CHANGE MAKERS

CDFuneralNews - January 21, 2018

On this episode, we talk with a death care attorney who is handling a high profile civil lawsuit affecting thousands…

OGR Annual Conference Offers Solutions to Business Problems in Savannah, GA April 4-6, 2018
Funeral Industry Press Releases
7 views
Funeral Industry Press Releases
7 views

OGR Annual Conference Offers Solutions to Business Problems in Savannah, GA April 4-6, 2018

CDFuneralNews - January 21, 2018

AUSTIN, TX – JANUARY 2018 - The International Order of the Golden Rule (OGR), the world’s leading professional association dedicated…

Funeral Cribs Episode 5 – Sunset Memorial Park, Alabama
News
406 views
News
406 views

Funeral Cribs Episode 5 – Sunset Memorial Park, Alabama

CDFuneralNews - January 18, 2018

The Sunset Memorial Park Funeral Home has had one major goal in mind from the time it started until now,…

Comments