P!NPoints: Faith Groups Active in US Storm Zones

A listing of National Faith-Based Disaster Service Organizations has been provided by the NYDIS. See link below to access the PDF file.

US Faith-Based Organizations specifically involved in hurricane relief:
Friend Ships Unlimited
1019 North 1st Avenue, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
337.433.5022 / info@friendships.org
Friend Ships provides food, medicine, clothing, and other critical life support relief items to people in need, throughout the world. In response to Hurricane Ike, Friend Ships delivered over 100,000 meals have been served or distributed. Many homes have been cleaned and prepared for rebuilding.

Masjidur Rahim (Mosque of the Merciful)
1228 1/2 N Johnson St., New Orleans, LA 70116
504.827.2555
The Louisiana Family Recovery Corps, in partnership with the American Red Cross Hurricane Recovery Program (HRP), has announced 21 new grants for emotional health and community wellness programs to assist hurricane-impacted individuals and families in communities all across Louisiana. In collaboration with the New Orleans Recovery School District, Mosque of the Merciful provides resilience classes for struggling students and at-risk, inner city youth in New Orleans.

Greater St. Mary Community Development Foundation
1917 Harless St., Lake Charles, LA 70601
337.433-1300
This is a faith and community outreach program in the Lake Charles area, made possible in part by a May 2008 grant from both the Louisiana Recovery Corps and the American Red Cross.

United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
820 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10017
212.533.7800
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the USCJ created a Hurricane Relief Fund and through it has made substantial contributions in the relocation of some of Hurricane Katrina’s many displaced victims and in rebuilding efforts.

National Faith-Based Disaster Service Organizations as provided by the NYDIS: