Past Efforts

From 2005 until today, we have been following where God calls us, serving those in need after hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, blizzards, derechos, and more. Take a look at our past events from throughout the years and see just where God has allowed us to be used for His glory!

Rebuilding Past Efforts

Eight Days of Hope XVI

Houston, TX
October 13-20, 2018
350,000 homes flooded in Texas in August 2017

Eight Days of Hope XIV and XV

Houston, TX
March 10-24, 2018
350,000 homes flooded in Texas in August 2017

Eight Days of Hope XIII

Lafayette, Louisiana
June 4- 11, 2017
140,000 homes flooded in Louisiana in August 2016

Eight Days of Hope XII

Black River, SC
October 8-15, 2016
A thousand year flood damages thousands of homes in South Carolina!

Eight Days of Hope XI

Tupelo, MS
July 12-19, 2014
On April 28, 2014, over 700 homes suffered damage when a tornado ripped through Tupelo, MS.

Eight Days of Hope X

LaPlace, LA
March 9-16, 2013
Following Hurricane Isaac's landfall, more than 2,500 volunteers brought hope to victims on the Louisiana coast.

Eight Days of Hope IX

Pamlico County, NC
May 26-June 2, 2012
Over 2,203 volunteers traveled to North Carolina to repair and rebuild homes for the victims of Hurricane Irene.

Eight Days of Hope VIII

Smithville, MS / Hackleburg, AL
October 29-November 5, 2011
When a 200 mph tornado destroyed areas of MS and AL, 1,858 volunteers from 43 states helped rebuild 70 homes and two churches.

Eight Days of Hope VII

Nashville, TN
November 20-27, 2010
Record rainfall caused major flooding in TN! 1,603 volunteers worked on 200 projects in Nashville to repair homes for flood victims.

Eight Days of Hope VI

Cedar Rapids, IA
October 25-November 1, 2008
A major flood hit downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Eight Days of Hope was ready to respond!

Eight Days of Hope V

Bay St Louis/Waveland, MS
December 29, 2007 - January 5, 2008
One last time! Bay St. Louis and Waveland, Ms. had become our second home!

Eight Days of Hope IV

Bay St. Louis/Waveland, MS
May 26-June 2, 2007
1,277 volunteers from 42 different states helped repair damages caused by Hurricane Rita.

Eight Days of Hope III

Bay St. Louis/Waveland, MS
December 15-26, 2006
After two events on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, we had built good relationships with the local communities and were invited back a third time!

Rapid Response Past Efforts

Northshore, LA - Rapid Response

Northshore, LA
September 4-25, 2021
Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane.

Waverly, TN - Rapid Response

Waverly, TN
August 27-September 11, 2021
Deadly flooding impacted over 200 homes in rural Tennessee.

Lake Charles, LA - Rapid Response

Lake Charles, LA
May 27-June 12, 2021
Devastating flooding impact many in LA after the fourth major disaster in one year.

Calhoun County, AL - Rapid Response

Calhoun County, AL
March 30-April 10, 2021
Responding to a powerful tornado in North Alabama.

Beattyville, KY - Rapid Response

Beattyville, KY
March 10-20, 2021
Flooding unexpectedly struck rural Kentucky.

Bay St. Louis, MS - Rapid Response

Bay St. Louis, MS
November 5-14, 2020
Hurricane Zeta caused immense damage to the Gulf Coast.

Jennings, LA - Rapid Response

Jennings, LA
October 17-November 7, 2020
Hurricane Delta made landfall in Louisiana, leaving a path of hurt in its wake.

Lake Charles, LA - Rapid Response

Lake Charles, LA
August 31-October 3, 2020
Hurricane Laura hit as a Category 4 hurricane causing $160 billion in damage.

Safe House Past Efforts

Houston, TX - Safe House

Elijah Rising
May 2021
Installing new windows for a previous safe house remodel.

Tupelo, MS - Safe House

Transformation Garden
February 13-27, 2021
Completing the drywall, flooring, and other jobs for a facility that will house adult survivors in Mississippi.

Indianapolis, IN - Safe House

kNot Today and Ascent 121
September 12-26, 2020
Renovating a 17,000 sq. ft. facility for child survivors of human trafficking.

Buffalo, NY - Safe House

July 11-25, 2020
Remodeling space to better help survivors receive the support they need.

Houston, TX - Safe House

Elijah Rising
November 2-15, 2019
Remodeling safe houses for adult survivors of human trafficking.

Austin, TX - Safe House

The Refuge for DMST
December 9-22, 2019
Building an equine therapy center to provide counseling and healing for decades to come.
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To date, we’ve had over 41,000 volunteers come from across the globe to spread God’s joy and serve His people If you have a willing heart, regardless of age or skill level, click below to join the Eight Days of Hope family today!