None of us are as strong as ALL of us
Thank you for responding to the call to help homeowners devastated by Hurricane Harvey.
Our disaster relief strategy is in place and we have begun the longterm process of helping people recover from this horrible storm. Over the next weeks, months and years, the need will be urgent to minister to hurting families in Jesus’ Name. There is no way we can accomplish this mission without willing and ready people. Please join us and please share this opportunity on your social media networks! Any financial contribution would also be GREATLY APPRECIATED.
The Epicenter: see turn by turn page in the menu; click here to find our facility
Relief Area: Greater Houston Area
Flooded & Need Assistance???: If you or someone you know flooded and needs assistance, we are wanting to help. To register for assistance directly with Battle Cry Ministries, you can complete the Harvey Relief Assistance Registration form on the right hand side of this page.
Service Opportunities: There are opportunities for both volunteers who need overnight accommodations and those who want to serve for the day. To serve directly with Battle Cry Ministries, you can complete the Harvey Relief Servant Registration form on the right hand side of this page.
Length of Stay: There is no minimum stay for overnight volunteers. There is no condition set for maximum stay. We can also accommodate RV's for overnight volunteers wishing to bring their RV.
Maximum Team Size: 50 people. Both teams and individuals are welcome.
Minimum Age: Youth 15 and below must be accompanied by their parent/legal guardian. Youth, ages 16-17, must be accompanied by an adult chaperon (age 21 or older).
Volunteer Release and Waiver of Liability: Volunteers will be asked to complete a volunteer release/waiver as they arrive to The Epicenter.
Youth Groups: Youth groups may serve with Battle Cry Ministries, but an 8 to 1 youth to adult leader ratio is required.
Project Description: Volunteers will be assisting homeowners affected by Hurricane Harvey. We’ll be tearing out damaged drywall, removing flooring and clearing debris. We will be spraying to kill bleach and deep cleaning homes. Basically, we will be helping people move from demo to doorknobs.
Background Information: Hurricane Harvey devastated the coastal Texas area with 130 mile per hour winds and heavy rainfall. In addition to the blasting winds, experts have warned there could be up to 13 feet of storm surge and as much as 40 inches of rain in the coming days, adding more flooding.
Additional Information: Meals and sleeping quarters will be provided for overnight volunteers. Tools will be provided, but volunteers may bring their own tool belts and small hand tools/crowbars. Volunteers should dress in long pants and bring work gloves, safety glasses, and sturdy boots. Volunteers should bring rubber boots for working in flooded areas.