Love Port Arthur Continues

 

Hurricane Harvey volunteer opportunities are available when needs arise. To find out the latest information on Hurricane Harvey volunteer opportunities, please contact us.

ADRN is also partnering with churches in Rockport, Beaumont, and Port Arthur.  If you would like to participate in small or large volunteer opportunities and you are willing to travel, please contact us.

Love Port Arthur Mission Day Overview (Sept 30, 2017)

Words cannot express our gratitude for the time and talents to all of those that sowed into this amazing day!  Thank you a million times over!  We have heard nothing short of amazing testimonies from the survivors of Port Arthur.  Many felt incredibly loved and touched by God through all who came to volunteer. 

STAT OVERVIEW FROM SEPT 30th

  • 1,000 volunteers | 20,500 volunteer hours
  • Nearly 200 churches represented
  • Nearly 200 volunteers with Laptops to collect vital survivor data
  • 200 Volunteers went door to door to visit nearly 10,000 homes
  • Assisted over 13,800 survivors
  • Over 6,200 families were registered and completed a Survivor Intake form for long-term recovery assistance 
  • Nearly $500,000 in gift cards given away
  • Thousands provided emotional/spiritual care 
  • Thousands of bibles given away along with nearly every family prayed for 
  • 7 semi's worth of disaster supplies, goods and clothes were given away (168 pallets)
  • Over 12,000 meals served
  • Hundreds of children played in the play area/bounce house area as their parents received needed emotional/spiritual and physical needs assistance

"That they all may be one, as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me." John 17:21 (NKJV) 

DETAILS ABOUT PORT ARTHUR

  • Population is 55,000+
  • They estimate 80-85% of the community has been affected
  • 500+ Survivors live in Tent Cities (in the parking lot of the Civic Center)
  • 1,059 Homes still need to be mucked-out
  • 69 Families are living in homes that have not been mucked-out
  • 124 Families have no transportation (destroyed cars) and work full-time
  • Many have limited income
  • The Mayor of Port Arthur and local pastors have personally extended an invitation to the Austin Disaster Relief Network, to Greater Austin Churches and the City of Austin to help