Ohio Ministries Disaster Relief Team

March 2018

Pastor Jonathan Grubbs, Eaton Church of God, lead the team pictured below, during the week of March 3, 2018 to TX to work on the Hallettsville Campground Dormitory. Most of the work was ceilings and electrical work damage by the water from the hurricane.  The team was made up of people from the Eaton congregation, along with one worker from Lima, Gardendale.

A big thank you to the wonderful servants.

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February 2018

February 2018 Ansonia Work Crew to Spring Branch Church in Houston, TX

 

A state known for unpredictable weather, Ohio’s natural disasters call for unique and instantaneous responses.

 

 

Who We Are

Ohio Ministries Disaster Relief (OMDR) brings spiritual and emotional assistance while providing physical help during the recovery from a natural disaster. Equipped with an emergency response supply trailer and some disaster response funds, OMDR volunteers travel to the disaster site, assist in repairing the damage, and help get families back in their homes following a natural disaster.

Volunteer. Donate. Pray.

During a time when families and communities are experiencing some of the most desperate and hopeless moments of their lives, you can help. We need skill sets ranging from ham radio operators, construction workers, and painters, to large equipment operators and tree trimmers. Our needs depend on the disaster relief needed.

Please inquire about details or complete and submit our Disaster Relief Volunteer Form.

Donate.

Our on-hand disaster response fund goal of $25,000 helps families in tangible ways. This amount of money will enable us to serve until funds can be received from congregations across Ohio.

For example:

$10,000 — A family back into their home

$5,000 —  One roof replacement

$1,000 — Emergency enclosure of one house

$500 — Replacement of 2 or 3 windows

$250 — One pre-hung exterior door

$125 —  Paint for 2 or 3 rooms

$50 —  Emergency tarps

A little goes a long way.




Pray. 

We know the power of prayer. For the volunteers, the families and the communities, your prayers ensure safety and success.

Report a Disaster.

Step 1: Report the need through your local Ohio church.

Step 2: A designated leader of the local church should contact one of the following:

a. Ohio Ministries Office: disasterrelief@ohchog.org or (740) 747-2916

b. Ohio Ministries Disaster Relief Team:

– Vernon Maddox, Project Coordinator: vgmaddox@gmail.com, (740) 549-1939, (740) 815-5517
– Marvin Schooler, OMDRT Chair: cschooler3@frontier.com, (740) 733-8380, (740) 859-6511

Upon receiving a request, we send a team of at least two to assess the damage and determine if our services are able to help. The assessors report to the OMDRT, who makes the final decision. Our desire is to respond to the request within a week.

Contact Us.

Contact Vernon Maddox, Project Coordinator, for inquiries about OMDRT:

Email: vgmaddox@gmail.com

Home: (740) 549-1939

Mobile: (740) 815-5517

MEMO of UNDERSTANDING:

This form is between Ohio Ministries Disaster Relief Team and the local Church of God Congregation.

Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.

Disaster Relief

Volunteer

If you are interested in joining the effort , please fill out the Disaster Relief Volunteer Form so we can learn more about your capabilities.

Disaster Relief Photos

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Far Rockaway, NY

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Disaster Relief Team Trailer

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Inside our disaster relief trailer

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Far Rockaway, NY

OMDRT Detroit Volunteers

Detroit, MI

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Detroit, MI

Latest News

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