2021 Recap

-Disaster Assistance Mission/2021 Update-Only a few days left to donate and get your tax credit this year. Below is a small update of what we have been doing this year. The big milestone reached is we went over 1 MILLION MEALS served since we started in 2008.
1/28/21 – Tornado Fultondale Alabama-We sent volunteers into the area and helped with the purchasing, prep and handing out of 2,914 meals. Volunteers from Decatur Highway, Prattville, Hampton Cove & Columbiana Churches of Christ, local and many out of town volunteers also helped.
2/23/21 – Texas Freeze-Two of our volunteers from Kilgore TX took their RV over to the Houston area and helped prepare & handout meals and also helped deliver supplies. All total we purchased supplies to help with 6341 meals.
3/4/21 – Kentucky Flooding-On 3/4 I met with Clay City Church of Christ and with local City Officials. We setup up at Clay City CoC on Friday 3/5. A drive-thru distribution was setup where we handed out meals. Church, local and out of town volunteers handed out donated supplies. We handed out meals there thru Sunday. On Monday I took meals to the City distribution center for them to hand out and Jim & Gloria took meals to Jackson KY and also met with Jackson CoC. Tuesday we setup at Irvine CoC where they also had the same kind of drive-thru distribution where we handed out meals. We did the same thing at Beattyville CoC on Wed and on Thursday we setup at Salyersville CoC and did it again. All total we handed out 3102 meals.
3/28/21 – Newnan GA Tornado-We arrived in Newnan on 3/28 & had meeting with Newnan CoC leaders. We decided on our plans to help and over the next 2 weeks we handed out 4440 meals. While there we also worked with Peachtree City and Cear Grove Churches of Christ.
6/28/21 – Philippines COVID-19 Assistance-Edwin contacted me about needing food supplies because of a city lock down(COVID-19). Over the next 10 days we purchased food supplies for 150 families which equaled 3000 meals.
8/19/21 – Hurricane Fred North Carolina-We met with Central Haywood CoC and started handing out meals to Lineman and home owners. Were there for 7 days and handed out out 4550 meals.
8/23/21 – Tennessee Flooding-We sent 2 of our coordinators to Waverly Church of Christ where they helped with meals, supplies and sign up of families that needed help. When I left NC we went to McEwen CoC just east of Waverly and handed out meals. As of 9/9/21 between both locations we handed out 15,495 meals. Coordinators are still helping at Waverly CoC.
9/3/21 – Hurricane Ida/Louisiana-We started providing meals on 9/3/21. We were setup at Chalmette CoC & Hollywood Road CoC Houma and in 4 other locations around the damaged areas. We handed out 56,145 meals and lots of other donated supplies. Also we had a Coats for Kids effort in which we purchased and handed out over 1000 coats.
12/12/21 – Bowling Green KY Tornado-We setup at Lehman Ave Church of Christ and started serving meals on 12/13. At the end of our second week we had handed out 16,307 meals and helped hand out many loads of donated supplies. As of 12/27 we are still here helping.
12/2021 – Typhoon Ria in the Philippines-We have committed to providing over 27,000 meals, working with Edwin & Blenda Inso in one area and Michael & Deborah Stock in another area. Information and photos will be on our FaceBook page.
Let us administer your donations for you. We know where the need is, we have volunteers or contacts there to help get the work done. We post updates with photos so you or your members can say look this is what our donations are doing.
You can donate to our work 2 ways. Online at www.disasterassistancecoc.com or make check payable to and mail to:
Disaster Assistance CoC, C/O Lake Jackson Church of Christ, 402 Center Way St, Lake Jackson, TX 77566. If you want this donation to go towards our work the above two options are the only choices. Making check payable to someone else or mailing to a different address will not go towards this effort.

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