Hurricane Harvey relief team

Northside is putting together a team to serve Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston through Send Relief. Volunteers are needed for basic cleanup and mud out type work. There are two opportunities to serve:

  • Weekday Trip // October 2-6 
  • Weekend Trip // October 6-8

Basic Stats:

  • 1,000’s of people need help (approximately 180,000 homes flooded)
  • 100s of churches need help (almost 2,000 SBC churches in the flood area)

Infrastructure in place:

  • Sleep in churches, cots provided at some locations (you may bring cots or single air mattresses)
  • Send Relief will provide (meals, showers, work assignments, and tools-bring your own if possible)
  • Travel is your responsibility (to and from your home and while here)
  • No experience/training necessary.  Onsite orientation provided once you arrive
  •  Leadership will be onsite to provide any instruction needed
  • The minimum age for this trip is 14 years old

Ministry Opportunities:

  • Mud-out homes and churches: Assess needs; remove furniture, appliances, flooring, household items, sheetrock, insulation, etc.
  • Team leaders: Skilled contractors, Trained disaster leadership to supervise volunteer work teams.
  • Site Support: Assist in administration, inventory, warehouse, logistics including kitchen support, preparing meals, cleaning, washing dishes, etc.
  • Emotional and Spiritual Care: provide a shoulder to cry on, hear their story, and share the hope that is found only in Christ appropriately.
  • Participate in the Gospel Conversations Challenge – (GC - 60): Have a Gospel Conversation with someone and encourage other believers by sharing about your Gospel Conversation.