Response Updates

Convoy of Hope Responds to Louisiana Flooding

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April 11, 2016 | 10:30 a.m.

Our team has demobilized operations after a 31 day response. More than 4,300 families were served by 928 volunteers that completed 6,134 volunteer hours. More than 1,400 hot meals were delivered and 64 debris removal jobs completed.

We received a note from someone in the Monroe area that said, “Thank you just doesn’t seem adequate to express my gratitude. Your hands of assistance in our time of need really lifted our spirits and efforts to restore some level of normalcy and comfort.”

Thank you for your support, which enables us to provide help and hope to those who need it most.

April 1, 2016 | 8 a.m.

Our teams continue to work with volunteers in the area to distribute supplies and complete debris removal projects. To date, we have served more than 4,000 families affected by the flooding.

March 24, 2016 | 8 a.m.

Since our response began, we have provided help to thousands of people in Louisiana. Thank you for enabling us to help those who need it most.

  • 402 total volunteers
  • 2,704 total volunteer hours 
  • 1,420 hot meals delivered
  • 27 debris removal jobs completed
  • 3,833 families served

March 20, 2016 | 3 p.m.

GREENVILLE, MS — Our response continues as a box truck of relief supplies was delivered to Greeneville, Mississippi, yesterday. The supplies will also be used in Monroe in the coming week.

We have continued to work with Mercy Chefs to distribute thousands of hot meals to residents affected and have served nearly 3,500 families since the response began. More than 200 volunteers have put in 1,585 volunteer hours distributing supplies and completing debris removal jobs.

March 17, 2016 | 8 a.m.

Yesterday, our local teams partnered with Mercy Chefs to distribute 300 meals to residents in affected neighborhoods and a hotel that is housing displaced residents. Our point of distribution site also served 380 families.

March 16, 2016 | 12 p.m.

Historic flooding caused mass destruction across Louisiana last week leaving many parts of the state underwater. Thousands of homes were affected.

Convoy of Hope responded immediately by providing disaster relief supplies and debris removal services to families reeling from the floods. More than 2,200 families have been served and nearly 300 volunteer hours have been completed.

March 14, 2016 | 8 a.m.

It has continued to rain for days and nearly 20 inches has fallen in many areas in Louisiana, leaving hundreds of homes affected. Our regional team has been distributing supplies since Friday and we have a team from Springfield in the area, who will help coordinate debris removal operations. We will continue to work with our local partners to distribute relief supplies and help families clean up in the coming days.

March 11, 2016 | 12 p.m.

We have a truck with supplies en route to Louisiana after torrential rain caused massive flooding. We will work with our local church partners and regional team to distribute supplies to affected families immediately.


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