Thursday, January 18, 2007

Christian groups responding to natural disaster

Christian Post reports that religious organizations are doing their utmost to help people who have suffered due to the ice storms that hit much of the midwest last week:

Convoy of Hope's Disaster Response team quickly reacted to the powerful ice storm. The organization has distributed more than 84,000 pounds of food, water and personal hygiene kits throughout the Ozarks, which includes predominantly the states of Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma, reported the Springfield, Mo., based group on Wednesday. "The Springfield community has done so much to help so many around the world," said Kary D. Kingsland, director of Convoy of Hope U.S. Disaster Response. "We’re happy to come alongside these great organizations and help them serve our friends and neighbors during their time of need."

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