Flint, MI is a city of approximately 100,000 people located 66 miles northwest of Detroit. In the last several weeks, Flint has gone through a crisis of a lack of potable water. The city’s water infrastructure has been compromised with unsafe levels of lead contaminating their water.
Category: Dream America
Just in time for winter, Operation Compassion received a grant for more than 225,000 blankets for distribution to its partners. Last year, when Operation Compassion received the grant for blankets, no one knew the winter would set records across the mid-west, eastern and southern United States. As many areas set records for low temperature and snowfall it was extremely difficult for the homeless and underserved populations to survive.
Located just west of Gallup, NM is the First American Distribution Center. This is a major source of assistance to the Navajo Reservation and other Indian Nations nearby. For several years, Mike Hartwell has been the coordinator splitting his time between New Mexico and West Virginia where he is also the coordinator of the Appalachian Dream Center. This past winter was harsh on the high desert plateau and supplies previously sent by Operation Compassion have been depleted. Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Sends Relief Aid to New Mexico'»
Beginning last Fall Operation Compassion has been helping the First American Distribution Center (FADC) deliver more goods than ever. Through a grant given by one of our partners, FADC now receives regular truckloads of fresh produce. With the spiraling rates of diabetes and other medical issues, the fresh produce will help stabilize the diets that depended upon processed foods loaded with sugar, sodium and other chemicals. Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Intensifies Ministry on Indian Reservation'»
Operation Compassion has a renewed partnership with Olive Branch ministries to deliver four to six semis of product each year. Volunteer driver, Dennis Parker, has set aside time to make the week long round trip to Tolstoy, ND and Big Timber, MT. Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Continues Partnership to North Central Indians'»