Response Updates

Convoy of Hope Responds to Jackson County Tornadoes

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March 17, 2017 | 12:30 p.m.

In total, our team delivered 100,000 pounds of emergency relief supplies and mobilized volunteers who put in more than 1,000 volunteer hours for this response.

March 10, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.

OAK GROVE, MO — Our response continues in Oak Grove, Missouri, as our teams complete debris removal and distribute supplies to affected residents. Yesterday, a group of 60-70 people from Home Depot partnered with Convoy of Hope to clean up multiple properties. Today and through the weekend, we will continue to work with local partners to serve as many families as possible.

March 7, 2017 | 12 p.m.

KANSAS CITY, MO — Our Disaster Services team is responding in the Kansas City area after tornadoes touched down yesterday evening. “We deployed a team to Jackson County with a load of emergency relief supplies,” says Stacy Lamb, U.S. Response Director for Disaster Services. “Upon arrival, they will assess the area to identify additional needs.”

We will work with local officials and partners in the area to distribute food, water, hygiene kits, cleaning supplies, boxes, totes, and more. We are also sending a truckload of water to Odessa later today where the water treatment plant lost power due to the storms.


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