Hurricane Isaac Spawns Relief Effort from Operation Compassion

By , August 29, 2012

Hurricane Isaac is continuing to pound the coastal region of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama with torrential rains, storm surge, fierce winds and flooding in low lying areas with no immediate end in sight. According the National Weather Service, Hurricane Isaac’s fury will last from 18 to 24 hours putting undue stress on local resources in the area.

Not waiting until the storm has passed through to other areas, Operation Compassion and partners are responding with needed assistance. Blankets, bottled water, cleaning supplies, food and snacks are some of the supplies being delivered and distributed through the region. Many of our partners are on the ground, while others are on the way to the devastated areas.

Operation Compassion is also helping with an urgent need to provid financial assistance to 500 Hispanic families that evacuated Louisiana and are seeking shelter in Houston and Dallas.

Pastor Kenny Flaming of Cornerstone Church in Chalmette, LA has experienced flood and storm surge greater than 12 feet, completely inundated the parsonage. Operation Compassion is sending a 36 foot travel trailer with slide outs for Pastor Flaming and his family until the parsonage can be rebuilt.

David Lorency, President

Another church is flooded as Hurricane Isaac hits Braithwaite, La., Wednesday.

Anyone interested in supporting financially, donating products or providing a corporate lead may contact:

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Mail or call your donations to:

Operation Compassion
114 Stuart Road, NE Suite 370
Cleveland, TN 37312
423.728.3932 Office
423.728.3958 Fax
www.operationcompassion.org

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