Hurricane Maria was a deadly storm that ripped apart Puerto Rico in September of 2017.
This powerful natural disaster destroyed homes and businesses and left hundreds of millions of people without power and limited resources. SBC of Virginia disaster relief volunteers made their way within days after the storm settled. Physical needs were met by feeding and providing home repair.
The effort led to the adoption of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Teams are working weekly with local churches and church planters and plan to for the next two years through Virginia Global Response (VGR) – a humanitarian and compassion ministry platform for churches and individuals to be mobilized for rapid response and ongoing ministry.
for provision of resources and lives to surrender to God.
on a team to serve and share God’s love.
Support SBC of Virginia’s adoption of Arecibo, Puerto Rico by giving online today.
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- Don’t count on water or power. Be sure to bring a water bottle to fill from the water filter on site. Bring a flashlight.
- There is a washer available and a clothes line for drying.
- Mosquito nets aren’t necessary, but bug spray or wipes are needed.
- Cash – you will need to have spending money and currently credit or debit cards not widely accepted.
- Your own bedding (air mattress provided) and towels
- Work Gloves & Masks
- Currently, the CDC is recommending Hepatitis A and Typhoid Shots.
You will prepare your own meals as a team. Cost for food will be $100 per person for the week (to be paid in CASH to the mission coordinators on arrival).