Tornado Response

In Blog, Outreach by Josh

If you were directly impacted by the tornadoes, help is available.

Anyone affected by the recent tornadoes may be eligible for federal assistance. Find out by registering with FEMA by calling 1-800-621-3362 or by going to

City Church
Clean up assistance, emergency supplies, hot meals, grief counseling and more are available at City Church.

Giving HOPE
This food pantry is supplying FREE pounds of groceries twice a month and daily Hot Meals to the tornado hit communities of New Orleans east.​ They are currently accepting cleaning supplies for victims of the tornado and need volunteers to help prepare and deliver 1000 hot meals 5 days a week to the people affected. Please call 504-940-1654.

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.” This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”
Matthew 22:37-38

Let’s share God’s love with tornado victims.

We invite you to pray for and post tornado specific prayer requests on LifeSongs Prayer Works.

The Blood Center helps those impacted by disaster, like our recent tornadoes, by having blood readily available. Donate blood and make a difference at LifeSongs Love Drive for the Blood Center.


City Church
Volunteer for a clean up crew or food service and delivery.

God’s Pit Crew
God’s Pit Crew is partnering with Household of Faith in New Orleans East to distribute water, food, Blessing Buckets and other essential relief items.

North American Mission Board
Join Southern Baptist Disaster Relief.

Samaritan’s Purse
Samaritan’s Purse is is mobilizing volunteers to provide relief to New Orleans. Be among the first to know when the call for volunteers goes out.

United Way HandsOn New Orleans Volunteer Center
Volunteer to help rebuild.


City Church
Donate water, non-perishable food items, toiletries, flashlights, batteries, baby wipes, bandaids, peroxide, ointment, aspirin and other simple first aid items.

God’s Pit Crew
God’s Pit Crew is partnering with Household of Faith in New Orleans East. Check out the donation items they accept.

Second Harvest
Second Harvest is accepting nonperishable food items such as canned vegetables, canned fruit, canned meat, soups, stews, beans, chili, peanut butter, pasta, rice, breakfast cereal and shelf-stable milk.

The following Christian organizations provide disaster relief. Your donation will make a difference.

Baptist Global Response

Catholic Charities USA

Convoy of Hope

Episcopal Relief and Development

God’s Pit Crew

North American Mission Board

New Orleans Baptist Association
NOBA has two funds available, one for Suburban Baptist Church specifically, and one for general disaster relief giving.

Operation Blessing

Salvation Army

Samaritan’s Purse

United Methodist Committee on Relief

World Vision