Pilger has had thousands of volunteers offering help over the past week, but Monday the town received some star power too.
Bret Michaels and his band are currently on tour; last night, they played outside of Chicago, Ill. Monday was supposed to be their day off, but instead the band headed to Pilger to spend time helping the victims.
Michaels took time to meet, greet, and take photos with fans before he and his band got their hands dirty cleaning up debris. For Michaels, seeing the damage was very emotional.
“I'll tell you what. It's amazing how emotional it is when you come," said Michaels. "You know, you see it on TV it's one thing. When you get here and see how it affects lives and how strong these people are, so we're glad to be here and help out.”
Michaels and his band will hit the road Monday for their next show on Tuesday in Valentine, Neb.