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Click Here for our Official Statement and Recovery Plan




Click Here for our Official Statement and Recovery Plan

Hello Florence Recovery Effort Partners,

Thank you in advance for your partnership with the missions trip to the region of North Carolina. You're receiving this email because of your verbally, text or email confirmation to me concerning your partnership. Our campaign name is "Tropical Storm Florence Recovery Effort" to aid the needs of residents in the region of North Carolina. Our hearts are heavy and we made the decision to help families and individuals during this time of need.

"But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him?"
- First John 3:17

The first step you can make, please text FLORENCE to (201) 982-7444 and make a donation to kick-start our organizational initiatives for marketing materials and deposits for the storage containers and other advancements we will begin to schedule. This is our initial step to help us prepare for our Missions Trip to North C.

Please read below to understand our coordinated efforts. This is not the final plan and we are open to receive additional suggestions. We are everyday people making a difference in a season of division and hostility around the world.

Please join us Monday, September 4th at 8:00 PM for our first "Tropical Storm Florence Recovery Effort", +1 (201) 685-8250 Access: 262-3825#.

Thank you in advance and we appreciate the consideration copartner with us.

In His Service,

Rev. Brian E. Major
Tropical Storm Florence Recovery Effort
Lead Minister

THE OBJECTIVE

"Tropical Storm Florence Recovery Effort" is a collaborative effort with everyday people, churches and corporations to provide critical support to Rebuild, Restore and Reset the lives of individuals living in North Carolina The missions trip will occur 4 - 8 weeks after the water recedes and restoration services begins for millions of people in the region.

Our focus for recover is a three-stage approach:


  1. Crisis Response: providing the critical needs for each family to survive.
  2. Recovery Response: providing support in the area of construction, electrical and other households critical systems.
  3. Restoration Response: house furniture and appliances to restore a home to living conditions.


We are coordinating efforts to locate 3-6 families to help rebuild, restore and reset their lives in the region. We are coordinating with a church in the region to identify families and/or individuals that desperately need the touch of God and the physical support of our generosity.

Houston Hope will focus on individuals and families without insurance, struggling to qualify for federal government assistance and local critical support.

THE PREPARATION

All church and organizational partners will be responsible to organize the collections of funds and new clothes, new household goods, new furniture, and building supplies for the restoration of North Carolina and individual families in the region.

Each church or organization will be supplied with a trailer on site at their facility to collect and store donations for transportations to North Caroline.

The collection period will be 4 - 8 weeks prior to the scheduled pickup and convoy to North Carolina. We are coordinating the following donations:

STAGE 1

  • Living Trailer - (Rental)
  • Dumpster - Rental
  • Generators and Electrical Supplies
  • Hammers
  • Heavy Duty Gloves
  • Grills & Charcol Bags
  • Large Storage Containers for (Food Storage & Ice)
  • Heavy Duty Boots (Sizes 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)
  • Gas Tanks and Gas
  • Flood Lights
  • Extension Cords
  • Heavy Duty Garbage Bags
  • New clothing & toys for baby. (Male and Female)
  • New clothing and accessory for children. (Male and Female)
  • New clothing and accessory for teens. (Male and Female)
  • New clothing and accessory for adults. (Male and Female)


STAGE 2

  • Construction Volunteers & Crews
  • Heavy Duty Fans and Blowers
  • Mildew Spray and Spray Containers
  • Electrical Volunteers & Crews
  • Construction supplies to rebuild homes. (Wood, Sheet Rock, Spackle, Nails, tools, plumbing, electrical supplies)
  • Installation for walls
  • Donation of Non-Perishable can food items and cleaning supplies.


STAGE 3

  • Household Furniture
  • House Appliances
  • Household Flooring
  • Household items for the families

PARTNERS TRAILER DELIVERY

We anticipate the delivery of trailers to all churches and organizations partnering locations. The trailer information includes:

  • U-Pack Trailer 28'X8'
  • Trailer Ramp
  • Trailer Lock
  • Cost TBD
  • Drop Off, Friday, TBD
  • Pick Up, Friday, TBD

"Tropical Storm Florence Recovery Effort" MISSIONS TRIP TIMELINE

The following schedule is our tentative organizational timeline for North Carolina. The schedule may be modified and adjusted as we consult North Carolina.

"Tropical Storm Florence Recovery Effort" CONVOY

Our expected route to North Caroline provides us the opportunity for the America to partner with our efforts. We are attempting to coordinate efforts with state and local police in every state we convoy to North Carolina.

We are attempting to connect with different pickup sites and support rallies for "Tropical Storm Florence Recovery Effort"

We are coordinating efforts to partner with state and local police to escort the trailer convoy within each state. We are coordinating efforts with Police Chiefs from New Jersey and our Police Chaplains Organizations across the states.

Our route will include the following states:

  • Philadephia
  • Maryland
  • Washington
  • Virginia
  • TBD (IN DEVELOPMENT)

"Tropical Storm Florence Recovery Effort" CONVOY

Our expected route to North Caroline provides us the opportunity for the America to partner with our efforts. We are attempting to coordinate efforts with state and local police in every state we convoy to North Carolina.

We are attempting to connect with different pickup sites and support rallies for "Tropical Storm Florence Recovery Effort"

We are coordinating efforts to partner with state and local police to escort the trailer convoy within each state. We are coordinating efforts with Police Chiefs from New Jersey and our Police Chaplains Organizations across the states.

Our route will include the following states:

  • Philadephia
  • Maryland
  • Washington
  • Virginia

"Tropical Storm Florence Recovery Effort" FOOD BANK SUPPORT

Another initiative will include supplying the North Carolina Food Bank with food resources for continued support for the community. The Carolina Food Bank has a history of providing disaster relief, but we've never seen the devastation on this scale.

We will provide food and supplies in the short term and for many months to come to residents in southeast Texas who will struggle to rebuild their lives. The Food Bank will work closely with our efforts to ensure food is getting to those who need it most. We also find ways to connect individuals during our missions trip to support the families spiritually and connect them to a local church.

One trailer will be designated for the North Carolina Food Bank.

MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS

  • TBD Online - drafting options
  • TBD Print - drafting options
  • TBD Video Promotions - drafting options

"Tropical Storm Florence Recovery Effort" PARTNER CHURCHES AND ORGANIZATIONS

  • CATHEDRAL INTERNATIONAL, PERTH AMBOY NJ
  • PATHWAY OF LIFE MINISTRIES - TOMS RIVER
  • MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH - NEPTUNE, NJ
  • TRIUMPHANT LIFE CHURCH - MONMOUTH, NJ
  • NEW HOPE, FREEHOLD NJ - AWAITING CONFIRMATION

KEY LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Rev. Brian E. Major & Elder Farha Major
Houston Hope Lead Ministers
Email: RevBrianMajor@icloud.com
Contact: (848)702-4565

Rev. Ben Davis
Houston Hope Trailer Logistics & Coordinator
Email: bfd1216@gmail.com
Contact: (848)466-0146

Min. Carole Dortch-Wright
Houston Hope Media & Political Liason
Email: Cdortchwright@gmail.com
Contact: (609)668-7311

Rev. Dina Bowser
Houston Hope Church Engagement & Recruitment
Email:
Contact:

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