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Haiti Disaster Relief

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The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. organizes fundraising and other supportive activities to assist our brothers and sisters across the United States and all over the world in the face of natural and man-made disasters. 

This area of the website is devoted to providing our visitors with information concerning our current efforts towards assisting victims of catastrophes. 

For more information, contact:
Office of Disaster Management
Rev. Randy G. Vaughn, Director
c/o 501 W. Thomas Boulevard
Port Arthur, Texas 77640
409-982-6464 / 409-982-2203 Fax

Email:  disasterrelief@nationalbaptist.com

HAITI - HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED
 
Four Ways YOU Can Help:
  1. Donate to the Haiti Relief Fund   
  2. Tell us about your missions in Haiti
  3. Volunteer your time and talents   
  4. Stay informed and spread the word!
Donate to the Haiti Relief Fund
 
Send your tax deductible donation to:
 
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
Attention:  Haiti Disaster Relief Fund
1700 Baptist World Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37207

Make your checks payable to "National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc." Enter "Haiti Disaster Relief Fund" in the notes section of the check.

Tell Us About Your Missions in Haiti

We are asking for participation from all churches, associations and state conventions that are presently involved in ministry efforts in Haiti to complete the "Haiti Missions Involvement" form, advising us of your present works in Haiti. We will use this information to assist us in guiding our assessment and relief activities.

 
Calling All Volunteers!!!

If you are interested in volunteering your time, talents and experience to do missions work in Haiti, we want to hear from you.  Those individuals who wish to volunteer should contact the Office of Disaster Management and request a Volunteers Informational Packet, or download and print a copy.  Each volunteer will be required to complete and return this packet prior to being offered an assignment to participate in Haiti relief efforts under the direction of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.


African-American Baptist Mission Collaboration Increases Donation to Habitat for Humanity to $1 Million
 
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The African-American Baptist Mission Collaboration (AABMC) presented Habitat for Humanity International with a second grant of $500,000 in December to support the homebuilding ministry's recovery program in Haiti. The donation follows a previous gift given to the organization in June, bringing the AABMC's total contribution to Habitat to $1 million. The pledge was made and completed in one year.
 
 
2010 Annual Session Update on Haiti Relief Efforts
 
President Julius R. Scruggs reported during the 130th Annual Session that the Convention has received approximately 1.1 MM in donations for the Haiti Relief effort.  The Convention has entered into an association with the African American Baptist Missionary Collaboration (AABMC - see below) to build approximately 1.000 family shelters in the Cabaret region of Haiti.  The AABMC will continue to work together for a period of one year and will re-evaluate their progress at that time.  A life-size sample of the family shelters to be built was on display in the exhibit hall during the Annual Session. 
 

 
This is the Largest Gift Given to Habitat from a Faith Community
for Recovery Efforts in Haiti

ATLANTA, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The African-American Baptist Mission Collaboration (AABMC) presented a check for $500,000 to Habitat for Humanity International in Atlanta, GA., as a part of their commitment to help Haitians rebuild their lives and communities. This contribution is the largest single donation given to Habitat by a faith community for its Haiti earthquake-recovery efforts.

Presidents from Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention; National Baptist Convention, USA; National Baptist Convention of America; National Missionary Baptist Convention of America; and the Progressive National Baptist Convention were on hand for the presentation. The Baptist communities came together in January of this year and formed the African-American Baptist Mission Collaboration to create an opportunity to more effectively respond to the devastation in Haiti after the earthquake. The partnership with Habitat is one of the first to fulfill that mission.

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