Latest Posts: Disaster Response

30 Jun 2022: ACS Responds to Catastrophic Flooding in Montana

On June 13, 2022, catastrophic flooding due to heavy rainfall and rapid snowmelt resulted in the closure of Yellowstone National Park with over 10,000 tourists evacuated. The unprecedented flooding has caused massive destruction in several…

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23 Aug 2021: New Life SDA Church Helps With Back-to-School Outreach

New Life Seventh-day Adventist Church partnered with Mind Changers and Amazon for a Back-to-School outreach on Saturday, August 7th, where they distributed 625 backpacks with supplies to the Westside community in Huntsville, Alabama. New Life/Maranatha…

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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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28 Oct 2020: Dupont Park Church Hosts Baby Shower and Back-to-School Giveaway

Story by Dupont Park Church Staff Members of Allegheny East Conference’s Dupont Park church in Washington, D.C., were disappointed when they had to suspend their Community Baby Shower (CBS) and Back to School Giveaway, due…

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15 Sep 2020: Westbank United SDA Church Assists the Needy

The Westbank United SDA Church in New Orleans, Louisiana, has been actively serving their community members who are experiencing food insecurity due to Hurricane Laura accompanied by the COVID-19 pandemic. They received 1, 586 boxes…

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30 Mar 2020: Newport Sewing Projects

Newport SDA Church’s former ACS thrift store in Newport, Washington, is currently being utilized as a sleep/rest area by the staff of the Newport hospital responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the request of a…

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8 Jan 2019: Blessings on Christmas Day

The Community Services Team of New Life Adventist Church in Chicago met early Christmas morning at the church to set up to feed people from the community. Upon arrival, they noticed that some guests had…

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9 Aug 2018: ACS ‘CHOP’ Program with Ochsner Foundation

The ACS Center of Westbank United SDA Church in New Orleans, Louisiana, recently entered into a collaboration with Ochsner Foundation Healthcare System to offer children in their community ‘The CHOP Toolkit’. The acronym CHOP stands…

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21 Aug 2017: North Philadelphia Church Offers Free Services

The North Philadelphia SDA Church hosted a two-day free AMEN clinic event offering free medical and dental services to the community. More than 100 volunteers from the church and the community took part in this…

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28 Jun 2017: Italy SDA Church Welcomes Refugees

A predominantly refugee church in southern Italy emphasized the World Refugee Day during their June 17 Sabbath morning worship service. The service which included refugee stories, a concert, reports, and interviews were live streamed. The…

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