CRWRC Responds to Katrina and Rita


The Christian Reformed World Relief Committee is on track to deliver a $5 million response to Hurricane Katrina. By early October, more than $3.2 million (US) had already been collected.

A team of volunteers arrived in Hattiesburg, Miss., on Sept. 2 to clear debris, make temporary repairs, help people with paperwork, and lend a listening ear to survivors. A second team was sent to Gulfport, La., on Sept. 16, and a team of 20 volunteers are at work in Beaumont, Texas.

The chaplains of the Christian Reformed Church are also being integrated into the denomination’s relief efforts

—from the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee