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Returning to Houston after Tropical Storm Imelda

Field Report by Justin Jenkins HOUSTON, TX – As the Operation Blessing team arrived in Houston, Texas, yesterday, I had flashbacks to the devastation from Hurricane Harvey. Our team came here two years ago and helped many families in this area take their first steps towards recovery. Now we were returning to see if families need our help recovering from Read More…

Hurricane Relief

Operation Blessing partners are true heroes who reach out to hurricane victims during their darkest hours with compassion, love, and hope. Because of friends like you, Operation Blessing can offer hurricane relief to areas devastated by these storms. Your donations allow us to provide for immediate hurricane recovery needs including: Emergency Read More…

Tropical Storm Imelda Unleashes Flooding in Texas

UPDATE 9/23/2019 Operation Blessing is currently on the scene near Houston delivering crucial supplies. Working with local churches, our teams are distributing water, disaster relief kits, and encouraging victims with love, support, and prayer. For all the latest updates on our Tropical Storm Imelda efforts, please visit _______________________________________ Imelda Read More…

Standing By To Serve Hurricane Barry Victims

BATON ROUGE, UNITED STATES - Operation Blessing stands poised and ready to serve those affected by Hurricane Barry as it continues to rain down on Louisiana. Stationed in Baton Rouge, as well as Houston, Texas, OB's presence includes a mobile kitchen, a construction trailer, and truckloads full of supplies. The risk of flooding is imminent in these areas as Read More…

Rebuilding Her Life

TEXAS, USA – After making initial landfall near Corpus Christi on August 25, Hurricane Harvey began a slow journey up the Texas coast toward Houston. Along the way, it’s soaking rains and storm surge inundated many coastal communities. By the time the storm finally dissipated, nearly a week after making landfall, Hurricane Harvey had broken almost every Read More…

Pulling Together in Tough Times

TEXAS, USA – When Hurricane Harvey wreaked its destruction over the Texas gulf coast, smashing into the shoreline and flooding huge areas around Houston, entire families were left devastated. Mother and daughter, Miss Lillie and Nell, like so many survivors, have quite a story to share. 83-year-old Lillie requires dialysis to survive. When Harvey hit, Read More…

Texas Strong

TEXAS – On August 25, Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Rockport, Texas, as a powerful category 4 storm. Just two days earlier, Harvey had been nothing more than a loose collection of thunderstorms off the coast of Mexico, leaving Texans precious little time to prepare. Harvey’s storm surge and 130 mph winds caused massive destruction in Rockport Read More…

OBI Distribution Centers Prove Essential in Hurricane-Ravaged Texas

TEXAS, USA – The rain has finally stopped, but the people of coastal Texas are still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. In some cases, their homes are simply gone, and many have been taken to shelters in other cities. Others have lost loved ones. For hundreds of thousands, their houses are flooded, and they will need to wait for the waters to recede Read More…

Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims Take the Next Step

TEXAS, USA – Powerful Hurricane Harvey has continued its path of destruction. After the storm’s initial, category four landfall in the Corpus Christi area, it has produced an ongoing deluge of rain, causing flooding throughout coastal Texas. As a result, a chemical plant in Houston that went several days without power exploded, leading to a massive fire Read More…

Hurricane Relief for Harvey Victims

Disaster Relief for Hurricane Harvey Victims As Hurricane Harvey still dumps huge amounts of rain over Texas, Operation Blessing is on the ground offering disaster relief where and how we can. In hard-hit areas like Rockport and Taft, Texas, we are supplying hurricane relief in the form of encouragement, food, water, and basic hygiene supplies to those in Read More…