Latest Posts: Disaster Response

13 Dec 2021: Deadly Tornadoes Ravage Communities in Six States

UPDATE – DECEMBER 14, 2021 The recent Midwest tornadoes have left communities with considerable damage to homes and property, closed roads, power outage, and numerous fatalities. ACS directors in the affected conferences have spent many…

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11 Oct 2021: Arkansas-Louisiana ACS Distributes Goods to Communities During Ida Recovery

Though Hurricane Ida touched down in Louisiana over a month ago on August 29, 2021, several communities affected by this tragic disaster event continue to struggle. ACS at the Arkansas-Louisiana Conference has been engaged in…

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18 Aug 2021: ACS on Standby to Assist in Haiti Earthquake Relief

UPDATE – August 24, 2021 ADRA is on the ground assisting with the Recovery Efforts in response to the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti few days ago. A needs assessment was conducted which reveals that…

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30 Jun 2021: ACS Responds to Miami Building Collapse

UPDATE – July 7, 2021 Adventist Community Services Disaster Response (ACS DR) teams continue to assist with Recovery Efforts in Surfside, Florida. Donations are pouring into the Warehouse which are being sorted and categorized for…

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3 Feb 2021: ACS Accepts Face Mask Donations from AdventHealth

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the nation, Adventist Community Services (ACS) Centers have been encouraged to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to volunteers, staff, and community members. Face masks are one of the…

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7 May 2020: Coca Cola Donates 25,000 N95 Masks to Chesapeake Conference

The Chesapeake Conference received a donation of 25,000 N95 masks from Coca Cola this week. The conference ACS Director, Ignacio Goya, and W. Derrick Lea, NAD ACS Disaster Response Director, were present on the scene,…

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10 Oct 2017: FEMA Assistance for Harvey, Irma, and Maria

If you or your family and friends have been impacted by the hurricanes, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers resources to help with recovery. Registering online, at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, is the quickest way to register…

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8 Mar 2017: Louisiana Kitchen Kit Project

The State of Louisiana is still in the process of recovering from the devastating floods that swept across the state in August 2016. One of the areas that were severely hit was Baton Rouge, which…

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5 Oct 2016: Gift of $15,000 for Louisiana Flood Relief

The Samaritan Center, located in Ooltewah, TN, gifted a check of $15,000 to ACS Arkansas-Louisiana for Relief Efforts following the intense historic floods in Louisiana last month. In addition to the monetary gift, a van-load…

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16 Jun 2016: Alberta Wildfire Donation Centre Appeals for Basic Items

The Alberta Wildfire Donations Centre, located in west Edmonton, is filling up with more than 2,000 pallets stacked with goods that people are donating to residents of Fort McMurray and the Regional Municipality of Wood…

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