But amidst all that we see how people will step up to try and lend a hand. My daughter was home from college for the holidays so she was able to write several articles on this topic for our local paper. Below are links to three recent articles that illustrate what we are talking about. Hopefully, we won't have to endure another major financial crisis. If we do however, it is encouraging to know that there is a hidden asset out there (most people want to help) that could rise to meet the challenge.