For I was hungry and you fed me; I was thirsty and you gave me water; I was a stranger and you invited me into your homes. -- Matthew 25:35 (TLB)
HOPE worldwide Detroit chapter collected 3,424 bottles of water and 64 gallon jugs to help Flint residents with the water crisis. Due to high levels of lead, the water has been deemed unsuitable for drinking.
Winter Storm Ilias is quickly spreading snow and some ice through the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys today after blanketing parts of the Midwest with snow earlier this week. After this system, Winter Storm Jonas is then expected to develop Thursday and become a significant snowstorm for the East Coast Friday and into the weekend.
In Baltimore, the last week of April 2015 was filled with unrest and protests following the death of 25-year-old Freddie Grey. Through the support and prayers of volunteers and friends, the HOPE worldwide Baltimore Chapter continued to thrive and meet many of the needs that were revealed during this time.
Two weeks during the 2015 Christmas holiday season, 80 volunteers along with the local HOPE worldwide staff painted boats, built houses, played with children, sweated, laughed, cried and fought off relentless ants and mosquitoes.
Residents of the Dallas metro area are spending the first days of 2016 attempting to rebuild their lives after devastating tornadoes tore through the area just days after Christmas, killing 11 and damaging or destroying thousands of homes.
Severe storms hit the U.S. South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time.