We have received a notification that Samaritan’s Purse is currently providing aid in four different areas of the country to help with the aftermath of tornadoes and floods. We would like to request you to consider volunteering in the following locations that require assistance in cleaning up the damage caused by heavy rainfall, floods, and other related disasters. tornadoes.  Lives have been lost, homes and businesses have been destroyed and life has been turned upside down for so many people.  Please consider the possibility of giving of your time.  Since these are such short-term projects, please note that this will be a great opportunity for those who would be able to serve as day volunteers.  Please note the phone numbers below for these locations. 

Rock Hill, SC. Currently scheduling volunteers April 24 – May 22, 2014, 803-992-1405
Oakdale Baptist Church, 12349 Oakdale Rd., Rock Hill, SC   29730

Tallahassee, FL. Currently scheduling volunteers May 13 – May 24, 2024, 850-933-0682
Calvary Chapel, Tallahassee, 8614 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, FL   32309

Bartlesville, OK. Currently scheduling volunteers May 8 – May 25     918-350-2410
First Wesleyan Church, 1776 Silver Lake Road, Bartlesville, OK   4006

Livingston, TX.  Currently scheduling volunteers May 10 – July 6, 2024, 936-252-3223
First Methodist Church of Livingston, TX, 2801 U.S. HWY 190 West, Livingstone, TX   77351

Project Description: Volunteers will assist homeowners affected by tornadoes and flooding and will help in Jesus’ Name with roof tarping, debris cleanup, and chainsaw work. There will be opportunities for overnight and day volunteers. No skills are necessary before serving. Volunteers will be led and instructed by experienced team leads.

Length of Stay: Minimum stay of three days for overnight volunteers. Maximum stay of 2 weeks.

Schedule: Volunteers will work Monday through Saturday. At the beginning of a deployment, we work limited hours on Sundays.

Maximum Team Size: 15 (a team is made up of 2 or more individuals)

Minimum Age: Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age or older. Youth, ages 14-15, must be accompanied by their parent/legal guardian, and youth, ages 16-17, must be accompanied by an adult chaperone unless the team is registered as a youth group. Youth groups may serve with Samaritan’s Purse and are required to complete a Youth Leader Covenant. Please read more information about our Youth Policy in the FAQ section.

Local / Day Volunteers: If you are local to the area, we welcome you to serve for the day. Due to the nature of disaster relief, our schedule must remain fluid. Please contact our site at least 24 hours in advance of the date you wish to serve. Please arrive at our orientation locations.   Day volunteers will need to bring a bagged lunch, water, and hand sanitizer.

Additional Information: Volunteers are responsible for their own transportation to the site. Meals and sleeping quarters are provided for overnight volunteers. Volunteers need to bring twin size air mattress or cot, linens/sleeping bag, pillow, towels, and personal hygiene items.  Tools will be provided, and volunteers are welcome to bring their own tool belts and small hand tools. Volunteers should dress in long pants and sturdy boots.

If you have additional questions, please contact Brenda Harvey at brendalharvey1@gmail.com (301-616-1367) or contact Mark Teets at mteets@snowycreekdorset.com (304-698-7197).  As always, we ask that you be in prayer for the families affected by these storms and for the volunteers who go to serve in Jesus’ Name.