Hurricane Harvey survivors continue to face a mountain of cleanup. Rapid Response teams are cleaning up and the Loaves & Fishes Food Kitchen is providing hot meals for homeowners and volunteers.
We are grateful for the 100-plus volunteers a day that are helping clean out houses by removing mud, sheetrock, drywall, and waterlogged belongings.
The possessions of homeowners are piled by the road, waiting to be picked up and hauled to the landfill.
Casserole dishes caked with mud.
Hundreds of thousands of vehicles were ruined by the flood waters.
Two weeks after Harvey made landfall, some houses were still standing in water.
This waterline shows the extent of Hurricane Harvey’s catastrophic flooding.
Flood cleanup is some of the dirtiest work that Rapid Response volunteers face.
A volunteer helps gut a house that had floodwater up to the ceiling.
A lineup of vehicles at a supply center gave our chaplaincy workers the opportunity to hand out first aid kits and Gospel literature.
A flood survivor with a first aid and literature kit from CAM.
Since they’ve moved their base to Beaumont, a hard hit area, the Loaves & Fishes food kitchen is serving hundreds of meals each day.
Food kitchen volunteers fill plates for carryout.
A family picks up carryout plates and a Bible story book at the food kitchen and then stops to talk with our Rapid Response chaplain.
Continue to pray for the many overwhelmed homeowners in Texas who face months of recovery. Thank you for your outpouring of support and prayers.