Updated Tuesday, September 3 at 5:12 PM
This page contains an overview of our latest responses. For more information about each response, please use the links below.
Flooding in Southwest Virginia
Approximately 450 people in 100 homes were evacuated in the town of Richlands in Southwest Virginia’s Tazewell County due to significant flooding from storms during the first week of February 2020. The area is expecting more significant rain this week, which will mean more flooding and damage. Because the damage was not widespread enough to qualify for FEMA assistance, BGAV is committing $50,000 to the effort of rebuilding.
We challenge you to join us by giving and helping us double that amount so we can serve everyone whose home was damaged by this storm. Our goal is to ensure the residents that Virginia Baptists will be by their side in the long term with funding and hands-on help as they face the challenges in the weeks and months ahead.
This storm has not been in the news, so many supporters are not yet aware of this need. In the next few weeks, the community will rely heavily on Virginia Baptist Disaster Response for recovery and rebuild. We are sending assessors and cleanup teams to work alongside the many local DR volunteers who are already on the ground helping their neighbors. We are relying on you to support the work with funds to help make these critical repairs possible—to restore hope to people in this community. Every dollar you give will support our recovery and rebuilding efforts in this area.
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