The purpose of emergency preparation is: self-confidence through strength building.
I have made a commitment to myself to do something each day that makes me stronger and that builds the strength of others — even if it's just seeing something of worth in another he or she may have to be encouraged to express. We are building the strength of the individual and creating a nurturing community to express in, in the midst of the confusion of a disintegrating society around us.
Bounty comes in many forms. Having a wealth of skills and basic supplies is a nice feeling. Start studying some basic concepts of preparedness and make it fun and growth promoting.