Friday, August 27, 2021
- NC Baptist Disaster Relief has provided 3,167 hot meals; provided 167 showers; washed 169 loads of laundry; has completed 32 of the 159 job requests; has had 352 volunteers serving; has had 237 chaplain contacts and has had 6 people come to know Christ. Hundreds of homes and families were affected by the flooding. Please continue to pray for these families and churches. Please give and please come and help these families get back in their homes. Baptists on Mission is planning for a long term rebuild effort and we need you and your church or association to come and help. Thank you for Praying, Giving and Going!
Here is the latest update as of Tuesday, Aug. 24 for our NC Baptists on Mission Disaster Relief Tropical Storm Fred response
FBC Canton - As of today, FBC Canton will be used for recovery volunteer housing. Shower and Laundry will continue to serve volunteers and the community. We have admin volunteers helping manage the site.
Crestview Baptist Church - We have moved the water tanker and all feeding operations to Crestview. Crestview is also the main site for our recovery operations including lodging for volunteers serving in mud-outs and tear-outs. We have a shower/laundry unit for volunteers to use and also a larger laundry unit to minister to the community. Admin, logistic, assessment, chaplaincy, safety and driver volunteers are also assisting at this site.
Other churches have been identified as lodging for additional volunteers.
To volunteer for recovery go to the website to sign up. https://baptistsonmission.org/Mission-Projects/By-Mission-Type/Disaster-Relief/Tropical-Storm-Fred/Get-Involved
.We will be in touch as soon as we can.
For donating funds, go to our website Memo line: Western NC Flood https://baptistsonmission.org/Mission-Projects/By-Mission-Type/Disaster-Relief/Tropical-Storm-Fred/Donations
For more information, go to: https://baptistsonmission.org/Mission-Projects/By-Mission-Type/Disaster-Relief/Tropical-Storm-Fred