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  • September 18, 2017 | 10:30 AM

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Our response to Hurricane Irma in Turks & Caicos continues as more than 263,520 meals have been served. We have been able to aid storm survivors in Providenciales, South Caicos and Grand Turk.

  • September 18, 2017 | 8:30 AM

    SPRINGFIELD, MO.So far, Convoy of Hope has served 33 cities in Florida reaching more than 34,500 storm survivors. Volunteers have already put in more than 5,100 hours helping to serve those in need.

  • September 17, 2017 | 1:00 PM

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Convoy of Hope continues to serve Hurricane Irma survivors in Florida and we have recently received clearance to send a load of relief supplies into the Keys.

    To date:

    Individuals Served: 32,970

    Volunteers: 809

    Volunteer Hours: 4,029

    Loads Distributed: 21

    Lbs Distributed: 730,665

    GIK Value Distributed: $533,532

  • September 16, 2017 | 5:00 PM

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.To date, we have served 29 cities in Florida following Hurricane Irma. We have served nearly 22,000 people and distributed 484,267 pounds of relief supplies.

  • September 15, 2017 | 8:00 AM

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Convoy of Hope continues to serve multiple communities across the state of Florida. Our teams are loading resources in vehicles and taking them directly into affected areas. Below are the latest stats:

    Cities Served: 19

    Individuals Served: 15,700

    Volunteers: 168

    Volunteer Hours: 672

    Loads Distributed: 10

    Lbs Distributed: 359,637

    GIK Value Distributed: $306,707

  • September 14, 2017 | 8:00 AM

    TORTOLA, BVISustained 185-mile-per-hour winds plucked blades of grass and telephone poles from the ground. The damaging winds ripped roofs from their homes, tore the palms off of palm trees, hurled boats, cars and massive shipping containers through the air. Power lines came down, a majority of businesses are shuttered indefinitely and homes and schools are destroyed. Food, water, tarps and fuel are scarce and desperately needed. Convoy has been, and will remain, on the ground distributing food, water and supplies along with interjecting economic stimulants into local businesses to help the people of the British Virgin Islands not only recover, but heal. — Kirk Noonan, from the island of Tortola.

  • September 13, 2017 | 8:00 PM

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Our Disaster Services team has served 10 cities in Florida by providing much-needed food, water and other emergency relief supplies.

    We are working with local partners in the area to distribute these supplies and serve hurricane survivors in need.

    In Florida, we have already served more than 7,000 people and distributed 180,000+ pounds of supplies.

  • September 12, 2017 | 11:30 PM

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Today, a team arrived in Turks & Caicos with partners from Mission of Hope and met with emergency management officials.

    We will ship emergency relief supplies including food, hygiene kits, tarps and water treatment kits to TCI from Haiti tomorrow. We expect to serve up to 10,000 people with this initial load.

  • September 12, 2017 | 9:30 AM

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Power is already being restored in many places in Florida and some areas are starting to get fuel again.

    We will begin unloading and distributing our first two truckloads of supplies later today.

    Additional locations around the state have been identified and more trucks are en route today.

  • September 11, 2017 | 3:30 PM

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.While Irma has been downgraded to a tropical storm, it still caused mass destruction overnight in Florida. Nearly 6 million people lost power across the state.

    Our Disaster Services team has been working with local partners and they have identified locations for distribution sites in the coming days.

    In addition to the two loads we had pre-positioned ahead of the storm, we have multiple loads en route to provide relief to storm survivors in need.

    Additionally, our team in the BVI is working with governmental leaders to establish a distribution plan for food and relief supplies. As people start running out of cash — and food and water are already scarce — the situation needs desperate help from organizations like Convoy.

  • September 9, 2017 | 5:00 PM

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.A team is en route to Springfield, Mo., to pick up supplies before heading to the British Virgin Islands. Once there, the plan is to set up a base of operations to meet needs there and eventually the surrounding islands.

    An additional team will depart tomorrow to head to the Caribbean to serve areas hit by the storm there.

    Convoy of Hope also has three loads of mixed product scheduled to go to Haiti to support the response.

  • September 9, 2017 | 3:30 PM

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Currently, the storm is approximately 400 miles wide or roughly the size of Texas. The storm is expected to cover the entire state of Florida meaning responding organizations will have to wait until the storm passes out of Northern Florida before traveling to the affected areas.

    However, we do currently have trucks staged and ready to respond in the Florida Panhandle. We also have additional staff ready to respond.

    We are working with local partners and FEMA so we can best identify the areas of greatest need after the storm hits.

  • September 8, 2017 | 9:30 AM

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Hurricane Irma made landfall in Puerto Rico Wednesday night after devastating parts of the Caribbean. Hundreds of thousands of residents in Puerto Rico are without power.

    Irma also slammed the tiny island of Barbuda and moved on to St. Martin, Anguilla and parts of the British Virgin Islands where winds reached 185 mph. The death toll has reached more than 10 people, so far.

    "We have 1 million meals staged in Haiti and more en route," says Chris Dudley, international response director for Disaster Services. "We are also working with local partners in Cuba to identify their greatest needs."

    As the Bahamas and parts of South Florida brace for Hurricane Irma, mandatory evacuations are in place and people are preparing for the worst.

    Convoy of Hope's Disaster Services team will continue to respond, as needed.

  • September 5, 2017 | 5:00 PM

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Hurricane Irma is projected to make landfall on Wednesday as a Category 5 hurricane. This has residents and government officials throughout the Caribbean making preparations for a catastrophic storm that could wreak havoc on several nations, including the United States.

    To date, Irma has become one of the strongest storms recorded in the Atlantic. Residents in the British Virgin Islands and elsewhere have cleared the shelves at grocery stores and other businesses.

    Convoy of Hope has pre-positioned supplies in Haiti — where we serve tens of thousands of children — and we have teams prepped and ready to respond.

    "We are praying with countless others that Irma will veer off course and dissipate in the ocean," says Hal Donaldson, president of Convoy of Hope. "If it doesn't, we are ready to respond and bring help and hope to those in need."

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  • Keri Lambert Wheeler

    Hi, I wanted to start a donation center at my work but do not know where to take the supplies after. I am in Kennesaw Ga.

    • Cassandra

      Keri. Fund donation for hurricane victims by Democratic Political Party. Please contact Mrs.Rhonda.

  • Melody Forry

    Are there any plans to send supplies to the St. Thomas area? If so, where exactly so that I can spread the word to my sister and her friends? Thank you and God Bless!

    • Mary Garrigues

      St John is in dire need also. My kids father lives on the island and although they have received word he is safe they have not been able to speak to him. These wonderful people need food and water. Thank you and God Bless all that you do.

      • Cassandra

        Mary, Fund donation for hurricane victims by Democratic Political Party. Please contact Mrs.Rhonda.

    • Cassandra

      Hello. Fund donation for hurricane victims by Democratic Political Party. Please contact Mrs.Rhonda.

  • Ronney Santana

    hello im wanna get help cuz i live in a aportment in a 3rd floor i wanna now how to put a wooding panel on my windows ?

    • Cassandra

      Fund donation for hurricane victims by Democratic Political Party. Please contact Mrs.Rhonda.


    how to join a volunteer group?

    • Becky Howells

      I’m also interested in helping those hit by Irma. I’m UK based I hope that doesn’t hinder my helping.

  • Nadine B. Atwaroo

    How do i join in a volunteer group for the BVI. please contact:

  • Idathy Kiesel

    how can I volunteer for the reconstruction of the homes of the victims of the hurricane? I would very much like to help please contact, my mail us

  • alastair knight

    How can I help with the clean up and reconstruction of people’s homes? I am uk based, young, strong and fit. I am a carpenter and builder, I have little money to give but a huge amount of skills and a big hart that wants to help. All I need is to be put in the right place and pointed in the right direction, and I am positive I can make a difference. Please contact me if you can use me. @:

  • Antony Daniels

    Hello. Also UK based carpenter and joiner offering my help if needed over the coming months. Please contact me through

  • Carolina Reina

    Hello, I would like to help, I’m in Florida close to Naples and Marco Island and I know there’s a lot of damage, I can help Tuesday-Thursday if I’m able to help. I can pass out food, help with clean up. My email

  • Stephanie Perez

    We want to help. We are local. Please tell us when and how?

  • Emily Vail

    Hello I’m on my way back to Florida and I’d really like to help your great organization please email me!

  • Morrison

    Hello we are preparing a way to help some people that lost their properties entirely
    and we as a term are willing to give our full support to make them come back to their feet again
    if you want to be part 0f it you can contact Mr Morrison and he will give you instruction on how you can help.
    there are hospital that need Computers and financially
    there are some kids that lost their parents and still need care
    here is Mr Morrison email address..

  • lissa baker

    I am so glad ppl are getting help! TY. I am disabled and we have not had power since 8pm in Lakeland, Florida (Polk County) where the eye went over and Lakeland had 6 tornadoes 3 near NE Lakeland and Kathleen city. Power lines and trees down all over. Houses flooded but I dont see where we are getting help. The same happened when the 3 hurricanes hit before, its just hard to understand why we are forgotten during disasters

    • Jessica Evans

      I’m sorry Lisa, you feel forgotten. I’m praying for all the victims of these storms. I pray your getting food, water a dry place to sleep. People really care about one another. Please don’t give up hope.

  • Cassandra

    Fund donation for hurricane victims by Democratic Political Party. Please contact Mrs.Rhonda.

  • Jessica Evans

    Is like to volunteer some time helping, can anybody point me in the right direction?

  • Trish Anderson

    Hurricane Irma Disaster for Cat Rescue Desperate for Help Life and Death for Human and Many Cats and Kittens, PLEASE HELP

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