Florida Baptist Convention, Disaster Relief

Current Response - ACTIVE

Florida Baptist Disaster Relief

Current Response: ACTIVE

Current Situation: October 5, 2022

9 Southern Baptist Feeding and 10 Cleanup Sites Active
Meals to date: 57,591
Volunteers on site: 180
Volunteer Work Hours: 5,778
Job Requests/Complete: 232/32
Bibles Distributed: 50
Salvations: 5

Lee County:
McGregor Baptist Church, Fort Myers
3750 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33966
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE NUMBER: 855-728-2374

New Hope Baptist, Cape Coral
431 Nicholas Pkwy E, Cape Coral, FL 33990
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE NUMBER 239-318-0681 h.ianflorida22@ncmissions.org

Riverside Baptist Church, Fort Myers
8660 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE NUMBER: 855-728-2374

Crossroads Baptist Church, Fort Myers
10721 Palm Beach Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33905
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE NUMBER: 601-259-4485

Charlotte County:
Murdock Baptist Church, Port Charlotte
18375 Cochran Blvd, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE NUMBER: 904-253-0502  fldrresponse@gmail.com

  • Survivors living in Charlotte County needing help with trees, flooding, or tarping at their primary residence may text Ian at (850) 669-5676 to submit a request. Our volunteers are not trained to work on mobile homes with metal roofs.

Sarasota County:
First Baptist Church Venice (servicing southern Sarasota county, Englewood and North Port
312 Miami Ave W., Venice, FL 34285
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE CONTACT: Ian.modroperations@mobaptist.org (Phone to follow soon)

Collier County:
First Baptist Church Naples
3000 Orange Blossom Dr, Naples, FL 34109
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE NUMBER: 318-955-8207

Desoto County:
Calvary Baptist Church Arcadia
48 N Fifteenth Ave, Arcadia, FL 34266
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE NUMBER: 334-613-2389

First Baptist Church Arcadia (Cleanup and Recovery ONLY)
1006 N Brevard Ave, Arcadia, FL 34266
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE NUMBER: 863-494-3622

Hardee County:
First Baptist Church
1570 W Main St, Wauchula, FL 33873
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE NUMBER: 888-246-3576

Level 4 – MONITORING
Level 3 – ALERT – FLDR notified of a disaster situation and may be asked to mobilize resources. Pray for those who may have been affected.
Level 2 – STANDBY – FLDR has been asked to respond to a Disaster situation and currently mobilizing resources. 
Level 1 – ACTIVE – FLDR is currently responding to a disaster situation.

What to do now?
We encourage you to:

  1. Plan now for your response to any potential disaster impacts
  2. Build an emergency kit for you and your family
  3. Determine your evacuation plan
  4. Make copies of important papers/insurance policies and keep them in a secure place
  5. Be informed.  Listen and note daily weather updates (even during ‘Sunny” days)
  6. Make sure your DR “go box” has all your credentials and necessary items in one place

Pray

Pray for the survivors as they face these difficult days.  Pray for the First responders, utility responders, city, county, and state Emergency personnel as they engage and respond.

Give

You can give below to support the Disaster Relief efforts and provide needed aid.

Go

Credentialed Volunteers, please contact your local or regional leadership as to your availability and continue to earnestly pray for the survivors, and all those helping with recovery.

Thank you in advance for your desire to be right beside those who need help, hope and healing!

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