Tag Archives: Louisiana

DR volunteer dies while serving in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (TAB) — Working on the First Baptist Church, Satsuma, disaster relief laundry unit team, Sonny Ellis was doing what he did best — serving people. “He was showing the people of Denham Springs, Louisiana, an example of … Continue reading

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WMU Foundation helps Louisiana church assist flood survivors with immediate needs

BIRMINGHAM (WMU Foundation, TAB) — National Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) and the WMU Foundation awarded a $6,000 grant from the HEART (Humanitarian Emergency Aid for Rebuilding Tomorrow) Fund to First Baptist Church, Lafayette, Louisiana, for disaster relief (DR) related to … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptists helping with Louisiana flood disaster, in for the ‘long haul’

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (TAB) — Trained Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers are in place in the flood-ravaged Louisiana areas and have a long road ahead of them. The flood survivors are feeling the pain of the disaster and some are saying … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief shower units to deploy to Louisiana

BIRMINGHAM (TAB, SBOM) — The State of Louisiana has requested assistance from Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) after recent flooding has impacted more than 400,000 homes, with about 75 percent being called a “total loss.” Two Alabama DR shower trailers are set … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief deployed to Louisiana

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) teams have been called on by Southern Baptist DR Logistics to deploy to the Monroe area of Louisiana for flood relief. President Barack Obama declared yesterday that a “major disaster” had hit … Continue reading

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SBDR seeks help from volunteers after Isaac

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) — Southern Baptist Disaster Relief is seeking help with mud-out and assessment as it concentrates on clean-up, recovery and roof repairs for Hurricane Isaac victims, confident that meals are no longer needed. –30– To read more, visit … Continue reading

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