Disaster Recovery Events

Eight Days of Hope was meant to be a one-time visit to the Gulf Coast with a handful of people after Hurricane Katrina. God has allowed this ministry to blossom into so much more! On several different occasions, thousands of volunteers have ministered to people’s needs after Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Irene, Isaac, Harvey, the floods in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Nashville, Tennessee, Black River South Carolina and the tornadoes in Northeast Mississippi and Northwest Alabama. Eight Days of Hope has one goal: Love and Serve those in need!



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Houston, Texas

350,000 homes flooded in Texas in August, 2017

Mar 10, 2018 - Mar 24, 2018

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Lafayette, Louisiana

140,000 homes flooded in Louisiana in August, 2016

Jun 04, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017

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Black River, SC

A thousand year flood damages thousands of homes in South Carolina!

Oct 08, 2016 - Oct 15, 2016

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Tupelo, MS

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

Jul 12, 2014 - Jul 19, 2014

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LaPlace, LA

Following Hurricane Isaac's landfall, more than 2,500 volunteers brought hope to victims on the Louisiana coast.

Mar 09, 2013 - Mar 16, 2013

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Pamlico County, NC

Over 2,203 volunteers traveled to North Carolina to repair and rebuild homes for the victims of Hurricane Irene.

May 26, 2012 - Jun 02, 2012

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Smithville, MS / Hackleburg, AL

When a 200 mph tornado destroyed areas of MS and AL, 1,858 volunteers from 43 states helped rebuild 70 homes and two churches.

Oct 29, 2011 - Nov 05, 2011

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Nashville, TN

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

Nov 20, 2010 - Nov 27, 2010

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Cedar Rapids, IA

A major flood hit downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Eight Days of Hope was ready to respond!

Oct 25, 2008 - Nov 01, 2008

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Bay St Louis / Waveland, MS

One last time! Bay St. Louis and Waveland, Ms. had become our second home!

Dec 29, 2007 - Jan 05, 2008

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Lake Charles, LA

1,277 volunteers from 42 different states helped repair damages caused by Hurricane Rita.

May 26, 2007 - Jun 02, 2007

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Bay St Louis / Waveland, MS

After two events on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, we had built good relationships with the local communities and were invited back a third time!

Dec 15, 2006 - Dec 22, 2006

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Bay St Louis / Waveland, MS

Eight Days of Hope was supposed to be a one time event. However, after our first mission to the Gulf Coast we just knew we had to go back!

May 28, 2006 - Jun 03, 2006

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Bay St Louis / Waveland, MS

Hurricane Katrina was the largest and most destructive hurricane in American history to date.

Dec 10, 2005 - Dec 18, 2005