Monday, September 4, 2017

Hurricane Harvy

Monday, September 4, 2017

Dear Friends,

Pastor Cover, Arise Baptist Church, wrote the following updates. 

“More than 32,000 residents remain in Texas shelters.  As many as 40,000 homes may have been damaged in Houston and Harris County alone.  Almost 210,000 people have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for assistance.”

“We are working with three different churches that have been flooded. I have been in contact with all of the pastors. Their biggest need at their churches will be finances to get them repaired. I have given all of them the ORH forms.  We have several folks who have been flooded out that we are going to be able to help as well. We are working to get the list compiled of people that need help. I have pastors helping me with this now.  I am in contact with several churches around town and have a place for the items arriving to go. I am waiting on the address and information for the loading dock but we now have a forklift, operator, and dock all promised to us. We need help organizing trucks, trailers, etc. to coordinate the delivery of supplies to those in need.”

Jeanie Mauch Cummings sent a message through facebook which was kind.  Jeanie is not the only one who helps us.  We have several who constantly share our updates.  In our next updates, we will mention some of these special people.  Read what Jeanie wrote.

“Love to see these churches put faith into action William and Shandi Cover & David Harris and Operation Renewed Hope with Jan Milton are bringing in truckloads of cleaning supplies, food, water and people to help with cleanup and providing necessities. Contact to donate or volunteer. We've known these men and ministries for years. And Operation Renewed Hope does amazing work in disaster relief around the world. And now here in Texas. Thank you. Praying for you.”

Thank God for Dr. Rick Arrowood, Pastor of Cross Point Baptist Church of Indianapolis, IN.  The church will be receiving an offering for the work in Houston.

Thank God for Justin Jarrett of Hillsdale Baptist Church organizing two teams of workers.  Dave Spangler with Air Hope flew one team from Tampa to Houston today.

Thank God for Pastor Brent Snook and First Baptist Church of Glenn Estes, Batavia, OH.  His church will be investing in the work in Houston.

Please download the PDF.

If you wish to give by credit or debit card, please go to and choose “Network for Good.”  Please designate the gift for your specific purpose using “My preference is” then stipulate your preference.

If you wish to give by check, please send the check to Operation Renewed Hope, P.O. Box 43242, Fayetteville, NC 28309.  Please designate the gift for your specific purpose using “My preference is” then stipulate your preference.

God bless,

Jan Milton

Operation Renewed Hope

1017 Sage Green Ct.

Raleigh, NC 27610


(As per counsel, for the benefit of our donor’s tax deductible donations, Operation Renewed Hope has added the following statement.  The IRS requires that Operation Renewed Hope retain control over distribution of all donations; therefore, please use the designation description “My preference is” before the designated reason for the donation.  Thank you for helping ORH honor you and the IRS.)

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