Faraj said a friend originally from Miami was expressing her concern about friends and family. At the same time, Faraj kept seeing people on Facebook post offers of a place to stay. Faraj worried these kind offers could simply “vanish into thin air,” unless there was a more organized effort to help people. 
Faraj is already pairing families in need with families opening up their homes. She’s helped connect a group of four adults from Key West which includes an adult child and her medically fragile parents in their 80s with a woman in Atlanta who is offering the group a finished basement with small kitchen for several days, even through September if need be. The group from Key West is traveling to Atlanta on a bus, and they are expected to arrive 8:45 a.m. Saturday woman. 
Meanwhile, hotels in Georgia have started to book up. Ken Patel, who manages a …