In The News

Where Northwest Baptist Disaster Relief (and other SBCDR) has been found:

S Carolina – over 350,000 meals served to Hurricane Mathew survivors – Oct 2016 (NAMB)

Louisiana – 450 Baptist students aid Louisiana flood survivors – Sept 2016 (NAMB)

Louisiana – On The Ground w/ Relief Agencies – Aug 2016 (Christianity Today)

Rainelle, W.V. – Flee rising floodwaters or help others find safety? – July 2016 (NAMB)

W Virginia – DR volunteers respond to historic flood that took 24 lives – June 2016 (NAMB)

National – National VOAD names DR as National Member of the Year – May 2016 (BP)

Oklahoma – DR Volunteers feed Firefighters battling wildfires – April 2016

Louisiana – DR mud-out volunteers respond to flooding – March 2016 (KSLA Channel 12)

Flint, MI – DR Volunteers volunteers delivering water, hope – Feb 2016 (Baptist Press)

Moffett, AR – Flood damage has DR & Red Cross working together again – Jan 2016 (KFSM)

Elba, AL – DR volunteers assist after 133 homes flooded  – Dec 2015 (WTVY Channel 4)

Pacific Northwest – Baptists highlight SBDR volunteers – Nov 2015 (Baptist Press)

North Carolina – Floods prompt huge response from 15 states  – Oct 2015 (Baptist Press)

Omak, WA – DR & partner American Red Cross respond to Wildfire – Sept 2015 (ARC)

Okanogan, WA – Largest Wildfire in USA takes 3 Firefighter lives, we respond – Aug 2015

Cassville, MO – Worst flooding in 22 years, aided by SBD DR vols – July 2015 (Cassville Democrat)

Burned black churches in US South – NAMB to assist funding in rebuilding efforts – July 2015 (Bapt Press)

Lawton, OK – massive flooding, response included cleanup training  via video – June 2015 (NewsOK)

Wilkesboro, NC – over 300 attend DR training event – May 2015 (Wilkes Journal-Patriot)

Nepal – forgotten village receives food – May 2015 (Bapt Press)

Kathmandu, Nepal – 7.8 earthquake, over 5,000 dead – April 2015 (Christian Examiner)

Oklahoma where the winds come sweeping down the plains. Mar 2015 (KFOR)

Tenn Ice Storms – local church, association, state convention pitch in – Feb 20015 (WVLT)

TBN in path of Lava – expected path of a lava flow from the Kilauea volcano – Dec 2014 (Bapt Std)

NM Flooding – 30 homes flooded, half of them severely. – Oct 2014 (Sange de Chriso Chronicle)

Syria – Baptist Global Response supports local Pastor – Sept 2014 (GoBGR)

Twisp, WA Wildfire – Ash-out, chainsaw ministry, and more – Aug 2014 (NAMB)

Chelan, WA – Carlton Complex Wildfire is the worst in the state’s history – July 2014 (BP)
Continued … Red Cross/Disaster Relief story – July 2014 (Omak O.C. Chronicle)

School Shooting – Ministry at Reynolds H.S. in Troutdale, OR – June 2014 (NW Bapt Witness)

Colorado, Montana – Northwest Baptist and others help rebuild – May 2014 (NAMB)

Valparaíso, Chile – 2500 homes burned. Food, supplies, hope provided – Apr 2014 (BGR)

Oso, WA – Over 5,200 meals served in less than a week – Mar 2014 (RedCross.org)
Click here to see thank you letter from Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee for our Oso response

Caribbean Island Floods – Mar 2014 (BGR)

North Texas – Chainsaw crews share faith and clear limbs – Jan 2014 (Baptist Standard)

Sturgis, ND – SBC DR named Volunteer of the Year – Dec 2013

Typhoon Haiyan – Philippines – Nov 2013 (BGR)

Parrish receives Bob Dixson Award, NW Baptist Disaster relief volunteer given highest award for service – Aug 2013  (Northwest Baptist Witness)

Medical Mission One Day, a one day seminary with Dr. Rebeccah Naylor M.D. – Aug 2013  (Northwest Baptist Witness)

Yarnell Hill Wildfire near Prescott, AZ, Loss of 19 firemen in Arizona prompts chaplains’ deployment – July 2013 (NAMB)

Moore (OK) Tornado, Disaster Relief Nurse (FEMA)

Moore (OK) Tornado, Volunteers cook meals (FEMA)

Super Storm Sandy, Student Life Spirits, College students involved in storm’s aftermath – Mar 2013

Superstorm Sandy,Hurricane helpers: WSU traveled to Staten Island to assist with clean-up efforts – Jan 2013 (The Daily Evergreen Online)

Mall Shooting, Clackamas County, Oregon – Dec 2012 (Northwest Baptist Witness)

Superstorm Sandy, Coastal Northeast USA – Fall 2012 (Baptist Press)

Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey – Nov 2012 (Red Cross via YouTube)

FEMA Chief Praises SBDR Volunteers, US East Coast – Nov 2012 (NAMB)

Superstore Sandy, Penn – Nov 2012 (Philly.com)

Guatamala – Fall 2012 (Baptist Global Response)

Central Washington – Summer 2012 (Northwest Baptist Witness)

Training in Vancouver – Spring 2012 (Northwest Baptist Witness)

DR is not just aid, it’s a calling, May 2011 New York Times)


Northwest Baptist Disaster Relief & www.NorthwestDR.com
is a ministry of Great Commission churches
in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.