ARKANSAS BAPTIST State Convention disaster relief units will be some of the first to serve in Louisiana as a result of Isaac – the tropical storm turned hurricane.
As of press time, the Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC) disaster relief feeding unit No. 1 was being deployed to the aftermath of Isaac to Kenner, La., according to Don Pucik, ABSC associate executive director. The shower unit from Geyer Springs First Baptist Church, Little Rock, is expected to be located at Kenner, along with the recovery unit from The Church at Rock Creek, Little Rock.
Additionally, volunteers from Red River Baptist Association, Arkadelphia, and Liberty Baptist Association, El Dorado, along with the First Baptist Church, Ozark, shower unit and Caroline Baptist Association recovery unit are expected to serve at Gentilly Baptist Church, located near the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary campus.
In addition to providing up to 50,000 meals a day, volunteers will be sending out recovery and chainsaw crews and providing shower and laundry units for people displaced by the hurricane in the New Orleans area, said Pucik.
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