Emergency fund launched for Hurricane Harvey relief


EPNewsHurricaneHarveyReliefIn response to devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, the EPC has launched an emergency relief fund to help with recovery efforts. Harvey hit the Southeast Texas coast on August 26 as a category 4 hurricane, and torrential rains continue to inundate the region.

“I’m sure by now we have all seen pictures of the devastation from the winds and flooding in southeast Texas,” EPC Stated Clerk Jeff Jeremiah said. “The EPC is at its best when we help our member churches and others in times of need like this.”

Click here to donate online (Choose “Emergency Relief” from the first pulldown menu and “Hurricane Harvey Relief (506)” from the second pulldown menu,) or make check payable to Evangelical Presbyterian Church and designated “Hurricane Harvey Relief,” and send to:

Evangelical Presbyterian Church
5850 T.G. Lee Blvd., Suite 510
Orlando, FL 32822

In collaboration with the Presbytery of the Gulf South, donations to the fund will be sent to EPC churches in the greater Houston area affected by the storm.

Thank you for providing help to those in need.

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9 thoughts on “Emergency fund launched for Hurricane Harvey relief

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  2. Renee Stuart

    Is there anywhere in Memphis where I can donate items? I bought a bunch of stuff at Target that I would like to donate.

    1. epcepnews

      Contact Johnny Long, Director of Global Outreach at Hope Church in Cordova (Johnny.Long@hopechurchmemphis.com). They are doing significant flood relief in Port Arthur, Texas.

  3. Rebecka Vigus

    Where is the money going? Outside of Houston? Rockport/Fulton were hit full on by this storm and many places have been leveled. So far they are not getting any assistance. They need food, water, shelter, power is out so they cannot even get back to what is left of their homes to see what they have.

    1. epcepnews

      All donations to the fund will be dispersed to EPC churches in the affected areas. The closest EPC congregation to Rockport is Edna Presbyterian Church in Edna.

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