HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulf coast residents, including Sears and Kmart associates, will begin the process of cleaning up their homes and communities in the wake of Hurricane Isaac. To help local residents get back on their feet, Sears and Kmart are offering discount coupons on flashlights, batteries and clean-up essentials like rakes, drills, wet/dry vacuums and chainsaws as stores reopen. Local residents can get Sears and Kmart discount coupons at the American Red Cross Center in their area. Sears has also rushed an inventory of portable generators to stores in the impacted areas to aid those without power. "As the resilience of these coastal communities is once again tested by Mother Nature, Kmart and Sears are here to help residents and the thousands of employees who work in our stores," said Ron Boire, executive vice president, chief merchandising officer and president, Sears and Kmart Formats. "We recognize that the lives of people hit by the storm have been greatly affected, and we are sending additional inventory of the most needed items to our stores so those in need can start rebuilding their homes and communities." For those hit hardest by the storm, Sears and Kmart will work with Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, in the coming months to provide assistance to communities in their rebuilding efforts. Those affected by the storm can pick up Sears and Kmart discount coupons at local American Red Cross Centers August 30 through September 30 that include: Free Tire Repair from Sears Auto CenterComplimentary tire repairs for automobiles affected by debris from the storm (valued up to $20). 10% OffSporting Goods, Toys, Outdoor/Living/Lawn & Garden, Seasonal, Grocery, Hardware, Housewares, Home Decor, Home Fashions, Office/School Supplies, Beauty/Health Care, Consumer Electronics, Entertainment, Auto Care 20% OffApparel, Infant Furniture, Fashion Accessories, Jewelry & Footwear Kmart Discounts apply to regular priced merchandise only. Sears discounts apply to regular, sale and clearance items.