2021 Mission

Kentucky Tornadoes

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44 News
Relief Efforts Continue For Kentucky Tornado Victims
Fox Weather
Global Empowerment Mission helping victims rebuild after tornado outbreak
14 News
Madisonville church offers supplies to tornado survivors
Local 10
South Floridians helping collect toys for children of families impacted by deadly Kentucky tornadoes
WSIL
Volunteers wrap presents for tornado victims
WLKY
Louisville City FC and Racing Louisville join western Kentucky tornado relief efforts
WSVN
Global Empowerment Mission hosts relief drive for tornado victims in Kentucky
WSVN
Global Empowerment Mission sending 10 semi-trucks with supplies to Kentucky tornado victims
New York Times
How to help victims of the tornadoes.
Local 10
Grupo del sur de Florida envía suministros a las áreas más afectadas por tornados mortales
CBS Miami
South Florida Philanthropist Michael Capponi In Kentucky Helping With Tornado Relief Efforts
WSVN
Global Empowerment Mission sends over $425K in supplies to Kentucky tornado victims
CBS Miami
South Florida Philanthropist Michael Capponi Prepares Supplies For Those Affected By Kentucky Tornadoes
Doral Nonprofit Readies Supplies For Hard-Hit Kentucky After Tornadoes
Washington Post
Ways to give and help survivors of the tornadoes in Kentucky, Illinois and elsewhere
WDRB
How to help victims impacted by the tornadoes in western Kentucky

Summary Stats

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In Vital Supplies
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Bstrong Cash Cards for Survivors
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Vital supplies already distributed
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Full Size Semi Truck Delivered
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Committed Trucks to Region
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Full Size Semis of Hasbro toys
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Christmas Eve Survivor Event
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Bstrong Cash cards already distributed

Phase 1:

Disaster Relief

GEM Bstrong in partnership with Mayfield First Assembly of God has fully activated its first phase disaster relief program for Kentucky Tornado survivors.

GEM Bstrong through its smart partnerships with Good360, Louisville City Football Club , Racing Louisville Football Club, Walmart, Amazon, Lowes Home Improvement, Coca Cola co., Goya Foods, The Daily Show and many more will be shipping over 2 M in supplies to our satellite pop up warehouse at Mayfield First Assembly.

Our teams have been on the ground since Sat Dec 11th. #thisisacrisis #bstrong #gemmissions

In addition, an initial commitment of $200,000.00 in Bstrong cash cards will be distributed to vetted survivors.

Our ground partners and military professionals, Aerial Recovery Group will be supporting our continuous relief drives as well as doing direct drops of aid to neighboring towns within the 200 mile stretch of the tornadoes wrath.

Featured Missions

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, as of 3:30PM on September 28th.
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)
Conflict
2022
Missions to Ukraine - GEM
Our teams are on the ground in Medyka, Poland at the Ukraine border -meeting with Ukrainian partners to establish support plans.
Fires
2022
United States
On January 9, 2022, a malfunctioning space heater was the source of an apartment building fire in the Bronx that killed 17 people including eight children, making it one of the worst fires in the city
Tornadoes
2021
United States
Storms unleashed devastating tornadoes late Friday and early Saturday across parts of the central and southern US including Kentucky, where the governor says the death toll may exceed 70.