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Update on Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief work in hurricane recovery
Sep21

Update on Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief work in hurricane recovery

LAKE CHARLES, La.—Work will continue in southwest Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, but Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) made great strides in helping Lake Charles recover from the major storm. Though many DR volunteers are returning to Oklahoma, relief teams will go to Alabama to help with recovery efforts after Hurricane Sally. “Red Cross closed our kitchen at (Moss Bluff, La., First) this weekend,” said Don...

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OBU student serves her home with DR
Sep17

OBU student serves her home with DR

LAKE CHARLES, La.—Hurricane Laura had a major effect on many people earlier this month, including those who were not directly in the hurricane’s path. Kiana Wray from Sulphur, La. is beginning her freshman year at Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU). She was in Shawnee a couple of weeks before the hurricane reached landfall. Though she was miles away, her heart was with her family and friends in Louisiana. Through OBU connections, Wray...

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Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief helping Laura victims, monitoring Sally
Sep14

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief helping Laura victims, monitoring Sally

LAKE CHARLES, La.—Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) remains active in supporting areas that are recovering from Hurricane Laura, while being aware of Hurricane Sally expecting to make landfall on the gulf coast. Don Williams, state DR director, is overseeing the work DR volunteers are doing through Lake Charles, La., Moss Bluff, providing meals, taking work requests and dispatching recovery teams. Williams also is aware of current...

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Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief ‘doing the job’ in Louisiana, reports 13 professing faith in Christ
Sep05

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief ‘doing the job’ in Louisiana, reports 13 professing faith in Christ

LAKE CHARLES, La.—Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers continue to serve in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura. Currently, 120 DR volunteers are stationed in Lake Charles, La. and working through Lake Charles, La., Moss Bluff. “Oklahoma Baptist DR volunteers are doing the job,” said Don Williams, Oklahoma state DR director. “They have stepped up to the challenge and are working hard.” Williams reported 13 people made...

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Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief helping hurricane victims in Louisiana
Sep03

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief helping hurricane victims in Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, La.—Work has begun for 60 Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers who are serving through Lake Charles, La., Moss Bluff. Don Williams, Oklahoma Baptists’ DR director, reported this team of volunteers has received 75 work orders, involving cleanup with tree limb removal, and 15 of the orders have already been completed. “Oklahoma Baptist DR volunteers have been working hard as soon as they have arrived,” Williams...

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Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief called to Louisiana after Hurricane Laura
Aug29

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief called to Louisiana after Hurricane Laura

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) is responding to a call for help from Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, according to Don Williams, Oklahoma Baptists’ DR state director . “We have been in close conversations with leaders coordinating the disaster response,” Williams said. “Oklahoma Baptists have been called on to help, and we will answer that call.” Oklahoma’s trained DR volunteers...

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