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FORT WORTH, Texas - (09/12/05) - Several employees of State NationalCompanies here have taken evacuees from Hurricane Katrina intotheir homes. "Our shelters are overflowing with people who have noreal solutions for support," said VP Trace Ledbetter. "We willcontinue to do whatever we can." In just one day, the company'semployees donated more than $5,500 in cash and goods, includingclothes, baby food, wipes, diapers and more, which was in turngiven to Mission Arlington to meet immediate needs. Separately,management offered to match the employees' donations, bringing theone day total to over $11,000. Some funds have also gone to theSalvation Army.

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