HARVEY RELIEF INFORMATION
 
30,000 MEAL FOODPACK
 Want to make a Difference? We’re joining with Rise Against Hunger  on Sunday October 22nd @ 3pm to pack 30,000 meals for those who have been impacted any disaster and malnutrition! You can sign up to work and give! $1 pays for over three meals, so a little goes a long way! Click the link below to sign up to serve or to give. 
 
 
 
Long Term Plan:
1. We are partnering with many other churches in Pearland in welcoming the Samaritan’s Purse Ministry.  Samaritan’s purse will be training and sending groups from inside our community and outside our community to continue sending clean out teams Monday-Saturday for months to come.  Information on how to volunteer to help or to call and get your home on the list can be found below. 
 
2. FBC Pearland is collecting gift cards to give out to home owners and will be working especially with those who were without flood insurance to help them recover. The number we’ve been hearing is that only 15% of homeowners had flood insurance, so there is much help that is needed. Below is a link so that you can make a donation to the FBCP Harvey Fund. All monies received will be used to help local families retool and provide the supplies they need as they rebuild and restart their lives. 
 
3. Continued Love. Even when the sheetrock is dry and floors replaced, we won’t be forgetting those who’ve been impacted. Over the next few months, FBCP will be intentionally reaching out to impacted families and making sure they
are loved and cared for. 
 
How is FBCP helping?
 
FBCP was one of the first teams on the ground when the rain stopped. We had over 50 homes on our list and with the cooperation of other churches and organizations, every home we were given had help during the clean up. Along with the other great churches in Pearland and the local school districts (PISD & FISD)…hundreds of families were helped in the early responder days. 
 
FBCP has also served as a cleaning supply center for the past 2 weeks.  With the help of many others through donations, we have been able to give over 600 kits in our community. Most kits had a retail value of approx. $20-25. Each kit included: bleach, clorox wipes, gloves, masks, all purpose cleaner, trash bags and rags. Many of our kits included a mold inhibitor and mop/broom. 
 
There is still much to be done in the Pearland and surrounding area, so we are transitioning for the long haul.  
                    BEHELP
 
The best way  to volunteer is through Samaritan’s Purse. 
They offer orientations M-Sat. at 7:30am and 12:30pm
Attend the orientation and stay however long you can help.
No need to bring tools, they provide them. 
 
If you are looking for places to donate:
FBC Friendswood is accepting donations of all kinds
 
We are also having mission teams contact us from around the state wanting to help, but needing places to stay
If you are able to host a few people or a team or you’d be willing to make lunches for these teams please fill out this form:
 
                                NEEDHELP
 
If you are in need of Assistance with home clean out, please call the information in the Samaritan’s Purse graphic. You should be contacted within 3 days for an assessment.
 
 
GIVEHELP
      To make a donation to the FBCP Harvey Fund
   
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