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Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief Volunteers Clear Guthrie Home Sites of Ash


UPDATE: Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief was informed that feeding units previously requested in Woodward are no longer needed. Related to Guthrie relief efforts, more than two dozen requests have been received for home site clean-up to date. GUTHRIE—Of the many

Posted in Fire, Press Release

Oklahoma Baptists’ Disaster Relief helps in Guthrie after fires

On Monday, May 5, volunteers with the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma's Disaster Relief operation unload supplies for the hundreds of meals they will prepare for first responders and others who are serving in the Guthrie area. From left, volunteers are Brad Biddy, Larry Fordyce and Bill White. (Photo: Jonathan Burkhart)

EDMOND—The Disaster Relief organization of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) is involved in the response to the wildfires in the Guthrie area. According to Dave Karr, deployment coordinator for the BGCO, volunteers are preparing hundreds of meals today

Posted in Fire, Press Release

Oklahoma Baptists’ Disaster Relief active in response, assessment after tornadoes

OKLAHOMA CITY—Following the April 27 tornadoes that caused death and destruction in Arkansas and Northeast Oklahoma, the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s Disaster Relief organization’s trained volunteers are at work, assessing damage and finding ways to serve. “Our hearts are heavy

Posted in Press Release, Tornado

Oklahoma Baptists give $500k to Moore Public Schools for 1,600-person storm shelter at Central Elementary/Junior High

From left, Dr. Robert Romines, Superintendent of Moore Public Schools, receives a $500,000 check from Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief Director Sam Porter and Executive Director-Treasurer Dr. Anthony L. Jordan. The funds, which were presented on April 23, will help build a 1,600-person storm shelter at Central Elementary/Junior High in Moore. (Photo: Michael Davis, BGCO)

MOORE, Okla.–The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s (BGCO) Disaster Relief organization presented a $500,000 donation on Wednesday to the Moore Public Schools to build a 1,600-person storm shelter at a school in Moore. The BGCO, which has an ongoing involvement

Posted in Press Release, Tornado

Shifting gears in the Philippines disaster response


The Baptist Global Response (BGR) Rapid Assistance Team is nearly done identifying communities that need assistance after Typhoon Haiyan and meeting immediate survival needs. It’s time to shift gears toward a longer-term response. Now a Disaster Assessment and Response Team

Posted in Flood, Typhoon

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief Team serving flood victims in Colorado

BGCO Mobile Kitchen

BGCO sends a mobile kitchen to feed thousands of meals daily OKLAHOMA – The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s (BGCO) Disaster Relief Team is once again responding to service needs in Colorado. A BGCO mobile kitchen and support truck will leave

Posted in Flood

Photos from Black Forest, CO fire cleanup

We’ve just added some photos taken by DR volunteer David Crowell to our Photo Gallery. You could also watch a video slideshow of even more photos taken by David below.

Posted in Fire

Oklahoma Baptists serving others while meeting needs at home

The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma has sent teams of disaster relief workers to aid in the Colorado fire cleanup effort OKLAHOMA CITY – In the time since the devastating May tornadoes, Oklahomans have proven themselves on a national scale

Posted in Fire, Press Release

AARP of Oklahoma Donate $125,000 to Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief

Officials with AARP of Oklahoma present a $125,000 grant toward disaster relief work by Oklahoma Baptists. Accepting the donation from AARP, from left, were BGCO Executive Director-Treasurer Anthony L. Jordan and Disaster Relief Director Sam Porter. Representing AARP, from left,

Posted in Donation, Tornado

Video Update: Day 45

Dr. Anthony L. Jordan, BGCO Executive Director-Treasurer and Sam Porter, BGCO Disaster Relief Director give an update on what God has done through Oklahoma Baptist disaster relief since the May 2013 tornadoes.

Posted in Tornado
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