Meeting emergency needs after a hurricane requires a host of committed, equipped volunteers serving in many roles—mass feeding, clean-up and recovery, emergency response, temporary child care, emotional and spiritual care, administrative support and logistical support. At
Returning to her St. Augustine Beach home after evacuating for Hurricane Matthew, Lelia Druzdis found it flooded with two feet of brackish and sewage-contaminated water that had soaked into her furniture, walls and cabinets. “I
Eric Davis and his wife, Marrisa, returned to Wakulla County to plant The Mission in their hometown for “people falling through the cracks--people other churches are not reaching.” It was the last place the 28-year-old
When weather forecasters predicted Hurricane Hermine would bring a tidal surge of about three feet from the Gulf of Mexico’s churning waters, Pastor Alan Ritter thought First Baptist Church of Homosassa would be safe from
Micah Roden was beginning a well-deserved vacation from his job as manager of a Jacksonville Beach retail store when he learned Florida Baptists’ disaster relief volunteers were being deployed to flood-ravaged South Carolina in 2015.