CBF Disaster Response requests financial support for Hurricane Ian recovery
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CBF Disaster Response requests financial support for Hurricane Ian recovery

CBF Disaster Response Manager Daynette Snead has been in communication with Tammy Snyder, Executive Coordinator of CBF of Florida and the Caribbean Islands. While the initial assessment from partner congregations indicates no damage to church buildings, damages continue to be assessed for homes as well as CBF ministries, including Cultivate Abundance—the ministry of CBF field … Continue reading

CBF Disaster Response encourages giving to Hurricane Fiona relief
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CBF Disaster Response encourages giving to Hurricane Fiona relief

By Daynette Snead Perez, CBF Domestic Disaster Response Manager Hurricane Fiona is ongoing and continues to devastate Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic with torrential rains, flooding, power outages, and high-velocity winds. CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley urged Cooperative Baptists to “join in prayer for all those in the wake of Hurricane Fiona, particularly our … Continue reading

In wake of Hurricane Ida, CBF church supports long-term recovery efforts in Houma, La.
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In wake of Hurricane Ida, CBF church supports long-term recovery efforts in Houma, La.

By Caleb Mynatt After Hurricane Ida struck Louisiana in August 2021, there has understandably been a scramble to pick up the pieces. The storm prompted a nationwide disaster response, one to which the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship continues to contribute as long-term recovery efforts persist.  Andy Hale, senior pastor at University Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, … Continue reading

CBF Partnering for Resilience in Immokalee, Florida
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CBF Partnering for Resilience in Immokalee, Florida

By Rick Burnette On September 10, 2017, Category 2 Hurricane Irma inflicted considerable damage on Immokalee, Florida, an unincorporated farm town in southwest Florida where most of American’s wintertime tomatoes are grown. With a local poverty rate of almost 40 percent, farmworker residents labor long hours in the fields just to make minimum wage. Pay … Continue reading

CBF Disaster Response Update on Hurricane Ida relief efforts
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CBF Disaster Response Update on Hurricane Ida relief efforts

Below is an update from CBF Disaster Response Director Daynette Snead on the Fellowship’s relief efforts following Hurricane Ida. CBF Partners: Hurricane Ida slammed into the Louisiana Coast packing 150 mph winds and leaving behind flooded neighborhoods and uprooting the lives of many. Right now, local emergency agencies are accessing damages and engaging in search … Continue reading

CBF requests support and plans local response effort following Haiti earthquake
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CBF requests support and plans local response effort following Haiti earthquake

By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is requesting gifts for a response effort following 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Haiti which killed more than 1,200 people on Saturday, August 14. A tropical storm system is now threatening the country with flash flooding and mudslides. CBF field personnel Jenny Jenkins reported that she was … Continue reading

N.C. minister Dr. Daynette Snead Perez named as CBF Disaster Response leader
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N.C. minister Dr. Daynette Snead Perez named as CBF Disaster Response leader

May 3, 2021 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — An innovative pastor, intercultural ministry entrepreneur and experienced disaster recovery specialist from North Carolina has been selected to provide leadership to the long-term domestic disaster relief and recovery work of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Rev. Dr. Daynette Snead will serve as the manager of CBF Disaster … Continue reading

CBF Disaster Response in the Bahamas Following Hurricane Dorian: The Rest of the Story
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CBF Disaster Response in the Bahamas Following Hurricane Dorian: The Rest of the Story

By Rick Burnette Hurricane Dorian moved into the northwestern Bahamas on September 1, 2019, and slowly churned across North Abaco and Grand Bahama for the next two days. By the time Dorian moved north, high winds and storm surge from the Category 5 storm left behind widespread property damage and scores of deaths with most … Continue reading