2021 Mission

Hurricane Ida

GEM mission specific press
EIN Presswire
Sam Zavary and Exclusive Furniture Present $10K Check to Global Empowerment Mission + Send-off for Hurricane IDA Relief
Newsweek
Bethenny Frankel $1.5 Mil Hurricane Ida Relief Effort Brings Necessities, Cash to Louisiana
CW39
Exclusive Furniture collecting donations for Hurricane Ida Survivors
Islander News
Inspired by three altruistic stories of hope
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Goya Distributes An Initial Donation Of 40,000 Pounds Of Food To Victims Of Hurricane Ida
CBS Miami
Global Empowerment Mission’s Founder Lands In Hurricane-Torn Louisiana To Help
Yahoo News
Founder Of Local Nonprofit Can't Believe Devastation Suffered In Louisiana Because Of Hurricane Ida
Univision
Así puedes ayudar a los afectados por el huracán Ida en Louisiana
WSVN
Global Empowerment Mission sends truck full of supplies to help Louisianans following Ida’s wrath
CBS Miami
South Florida Group Packing, Sending Relief Supplies To Louisiana
NBC Miami
Local Group Providing Aid to Gulf Coast Residents Impacted by Hurricane Ida

Summary Stats

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Supplies Already Distributed
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Full Size UC Semis Delivered
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Parishes to be supported
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In Committed Supplies for Sept
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Semi Trucks Committed

Phase 1:

Disaster Relief

GEM Bstrong in partnership with Aerial Recovery Group special operatives responded in its first phase disaster relief mission by sending SAR teams alongside a series of fully loaded UC Group Trucks with vital necessities. Distribution Base Hub, Living Word Church, Houma, Louisiana

Aid distributions will be taking place daily at:

11am-1:00pm

Living Word Church
1916 Highway 311,
Schriever, LA 70395 

 

Partner churches and LA organizations throughout all drastically affected parishes can contact us to arrange pick up of supplies including food, beverages, hygiene, tarps, PPE and more.

Bstrong cash cards will be distributed on 9/15 at Living Word.

Parishes to be supported:

  • Terrebonne Parish*
  • Lafourche Parish*
  • Cocodrie
  • Chauvin
  • Montegut
  • Bourg
  • Dulac
  • Dularge
  • Houma
  • Schreiver
  • Gray
  • Thibodaux
  • Raceland
  • Lockport
  • Laplace
  • Galliano
  • Golden Meadow
  • Grand Isle
  • Port Fourchon
  • Jefferson parish

Featured Missions

Earthquakes
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2022
Indonesia
On November 21st, on the Java island, a powerful earthquake struck. The 6.9 magnitude disaster hit near the major city of Cianjur, destroying thousands of buildings and causing heavy landslides.
Hurricanes
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2022
Bahamas
Tropical Storm Nicole is due to make landfall in the Bahamas and Florida as a hurricane in the days to come. Our team is currently preparing for this and ready to deploy whatever assistance is needed
Hurricanes
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2022
Caribbean
Hurricane Lisa intensified into the Caribbean waters, and made landfall in Belize in northern Guatemala. GEM responded immediately by deploying a team & sending containers.
Hurricanes
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2022
United States
GEM Bstrong, in partnership with Dade County, has deployed teams, loaded trucks and established partnerships in the areas affected. Our team is on the ground now.
Hurricanes
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2022
Caribbean
GEM BStrong will be on the ground in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic this week, addressing the extreme flooding and impact of Hurricane Fiona.
Floods
2022
Pakistan
Over one third of Pakistan is currently under water; tens of millions of residents have been affected, and hundreds of thousands have been displaced from their homes.
Fires
2022
United States
In late July, with 100’s of structures destroyed and at least four-related deaths the Oak Fire and McKinney Fire burn throughout California.
Floods
2022
United States
Severe flooding across eastern Kentucky caused 40 deaths. Homes destroyed and roads washed out, leaving communities isolated.
Fires
2022
Europe
The total number of wildfires in the European Union since the beginning of 2022 is almost four times the 15-year average for the same time period.
Tragedy
2022
United States
On May 24, 2022, a gunman fatally shot nineteen students and two teachers and wounded many others at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
Fires
2022
United States
Over 1,000 firefighters backed by bulldozers and aircraft battled the largest active wildfire in the U.S. on Saturday after strong winds pushed it across some containment lines.
Tornadoes
2022
United States
On April 29th a tornado that damaged more than 1,000 buildings in south-central Kansas generated winds up to 165 mph (266 kph) and carved a path of destruction nearly 13 miles (21 kilometers)