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

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Amory, MS
March 9-16, 2024
A deadly tornado outbreak impacted Amory, MS, leaving 1,500 families devastated by the storm!

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Fort Myers, FL
May 20-27, 2023
Hurricane Ian devastated Southwest Florida, leaving many displaced months after the storm.

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Lake Charles, LA
December 3-10, 2022
Five major storms devastated the Lake Charles area, leaving little ability to recover from the repeated damage.

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LaPlace, LA
April 9-16, 2022
Hurricane Ida caused $75 billion in damages to Louisiana, leaving thousands in need of hope.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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!

Eight Days of Hope II

Bay St. Louis/Waveland, MS
May 28 - June 3, 2006
Our second response to Hurricane Katrina!

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Bay St. Louis/Waveland, MS
December 10 - 18, 2005
Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, leaving damage unlike any other.

Rapid Response Past Efforts

Southeast, TX - Rapid Response

Southeast, TX
May 14-25,2024
Our Rapid Response Ministry deployed following a catastrophic amount of flooding in Texas.

Omaha, NE - Rapid Response

Omaha, NE
April 29-May 11, 2024
Our Rapid Response Ministry deployed following a massive outbreak of tornadoes in the Midwest.

Slidell, LA - Rapid Response

Slidell, LA
April 12-18, 2024
An EF-2 tornado devastated Slidell, LA, leaving many without hope.

Buffalo, NY - Rapid Response

Buffalo, NY
January 19-23, 2024
Heavy lake-effect snow left hundreds of families buried for days in Western New York!

Clarksville, TN - Rapid Response

Clarksville, TN
December 12-16, 2023
An outbreak of over 13 tornadoes devastated the Middle TN community just days before Christmas!

Perry, FL - Rapid Response

Perry, FL
September 3-17, 2023
Hurricane Idalia left thousands in need of hope and help in Northwest Florida.

Amory, MS - Rapid Response

Amory, MS
March 28-April 15, 2023
Amory experienced the devastation of a deadly tornado outbreak.

Selma, AL - Rapid Response

Selma, AL
January 19-February 4, 2023
A deadly tornado left Selma in need of hope.

Ft. Myers, FL - Rapid Response

Ft. Myers, FL
October 31-November 12, 2022
Hurricane Ian made landfall as a category 4 storm, destroying much of the Florida coast.

Sarasota, FL - Rapid Response

Sarasota, FL
October 5-29, 2022
Hurricane Ian made landfall as a category 4 storm, destroying much of the Florida coast.

Bear Branch, KY - Rapid Response

Bear Branch, KY
August 6-27, 2022
Near the end of July, a flood devastated the area of Bear Branch, KY, and surrounding cities, leaving so many hopeless.

Mayfield, KY - Rapid Response

Mayfield, KY
December 14, 2021-January 2, 2022
A deadly tornado devastated the town of Mayfield, KY, just days before Christmas-time.

Kenner, LA - Rapid Response

Kenner, LA
October 2-23, 2021
Hurricane Ida devastated the Gulf Coast, leaving many across Louisiana in need of help.

LaPlace, LA - Rapid Response

LaPlace, LA
September 14-26, 2021
God allowed us to provide a warm meal to thousands without power.

Mandeville, LA - Rapid Response

Mandeville, 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.

Cedar Rapids, IA - Rapid Response

Cedar Rapids, IA
August 15-September 5, 2020
A derecho hit Cedar Rapids, causing immense tree and wind damage.

Leland, NC - Rapid Response

Leland, NC
August 6-13, 2020
Tornadoes spurred by Hurricane Isaias hit Leland.

Nashville, TN - Rapid Response

Nashville, TN
March 6-21, 2020
A series of tornadoes hit Nashville and surrounding communities.

Jackson, MS - Rapid Response

Jackson, MS
February 21-March 14, 2020
Pearl River in Jackson flooded leaving over 450 homes damaged.

Safe House Past Efforts

Central OH - Safe House

Safe Harbor Ohio
April 2023 - May 2024
We completed Phase 1 of this beautiful, restorative campus for girls ages 14-18.

Memphis, TN - Safe House

A Way Out Ministries
March 18-April 1
Built a safe work environment for adult survivors of trafficking - the first building on a new 82 acre restorative campus.

Kerr County, TX - Safe House

Mercy Gate Ministries
October 1-14, 2022
Renovated two homes to be used to house survivors and provide care in Kerr County, TX.

Chattanooga, TN - Safe House

Her Song
August 6-31, 2022
Helping build a brand new facility in Tennessee for survivors of Human Trafficking.

Jackson, TN - Safe House

Scarlet Rope Project
May 14-28, 2022
Helping build an 8-bedroom facility in West Tennessee.

Philadelphia, PA - Safe House

Worthwhile Wear
November 6-20, 2021
Turning a home into three apartments for human trafficking survivors.

Sioux Falls, SD - Safe House

Call to Freedom
October 2-16, 2021
Building an apartment complex for survivors who are reunited with their children.

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.

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.

Houston, TX - Safe House

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

Mass Feeding Past Efforts

Sulphur, OK - Mass Feeding

Sulphur, OK
April 29-May 3, 2024
Our Mass Feeding Ministry deployed following a massive outbreak of tornadoes in the Midwest.

Clarksville, TN - Mass Feeding

Clarksville, TN
December 12-16, 2023
An outbreak of over 13 tornadoes devastated the Middle TN community just days before Christmas!

Perry, FL - Mass Feeding

Perry, FL
September 3-17, 2023
Hurricane Idalia left thousands without power, needing warm meals and hope!
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To date, we’ve had over 50,000 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!