Operation Blessing Ready to Be the Hands and Feet of Jesus as Florence Rips into the East Coast
- [Narrator] As HurricaneFlorence hits the east coast,
Operation Blessing is already mobilizing
to provide relief whereit will most be needed.
- We're staging our equipment,
we're preparing our equipmentand we're getting ready
to pull out for HurricaneFlorence response.
- [Narrator] OperationBlessing staff loaded trucks
with food, water, and relief supplies.
We fueled up and our trucks hit the road.
- We stage at the best location.
A place that we can respond effectively,
but keep our team out of harm's way
so that we can get inquickly to help people.
- [Narrator] Our staff inVirginia Beach is organizing
volunteers now so we'llbe ready to provide
immediate relief as soon as possible.
- We try to meet whatever need their is.
Distributing water andvolunteer coordination,
mucking and gutting of houses,
and a lot of mass feeding.
People have lost all their belongings.
In a flooded home, wehelp them sort through
these belongings andwe salvage memorabilia.
- [Narrator] Operation Blessinghas been there for families
through many disasters before.
However hard Florencehits, we'll reach out
with the love of Christ to help people
get back on their feet.
- We're caring for people in need.
We wanna pray with them,
we wanna offer them thatspiritual and emotional support.
That's why we respond topeople in their darkest days
after a disaster.