Hurricane Relief: updates, thanks, & ways to help

Thank you to everyone who has helped those affected by hurricanes through the giving of funds, items, and prayer! Check out these updates and letters to see how your contributions have made an impact:


New Life thank you letter

New Life Hurricane Newsletter

World Renew Disaster Relief thank you letter

Volunteers in Action thank you letter


The relief is not over yet, though! If you're still looking for ways to help, scroll down to find specific ways to give. And stay tuned for a boots-on-the-ground opportunity to serve in Texas!

Ways to bring LIFE:


  • Connect TO WORLD RENEW: DISASTER RESPONSE

    THE CRC’S DIVISION FOR LONG-TERM DISASTER RELIEF

    The Christian Reformed Church of North American (CRCna) has a disaster response agency that functions world-wide and is very effective in long-term recovery. World Renew's Disaster Response Services shows God’s love and brings hope to disaster-affected communities by restoring the homes and lives of those who are most vulnerable. You can give directly to World Renew here. Check out their newsletters here, and click here to learn about the upcoming Houston Mission Trip.


    World Renew Newsletters: 

    August 28 Newsletter - Harvey

    August 30 Newsletter - Harvey

    August 30 Prayer letter

    September 8 Prayer letter

    September 11 Newsletter - Asia flooding

    September 13 Newsletter - Irma

  • GIVE TO new life church

    in houston

    Pastor Andy Sytsma is the lead pastor of New Life, and also the cluster leader for church planters in the area. Alive’s matching funds, and funds from Volunteers in Action, will also help support New Life CRC. If you want direct and up-to-date info from New Life, check out their Facebook page, their website, and this response letter

  • GIVE TO Volunteers in action

    the agency for the CRC deacons of the Rocky Mountain Classis

    Headquartered in Denver, Volunteers in Action (VIA) will replenish the coffers of the local churches and church plants that are directly involved in the hurricane relief efforts in the Houston area. Checks can be sent to Volunteers in Action, 9185 East Kenyon Ave., #130, Denver, CO 80237 with a memo or note for “Houston Church flooding-Benevolence support”. 100% of the funds will be passed on to the local church.

  • Connect with Georgetown CRC

    A LOCAL CHURCH COLLECTING ITEMS AND FUNDS FOR NEW LIFE CHURCH

    Georgetown CRC has already sent two trucks full of supplies and needed items down to New Life Church. Right now, you can donate money, or buy from their Amazon link which sends items directly to Houston. Stay tuned in to their relief page, to find out what their next steps are—including a potential third truck.