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For fifty years, Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) has demonstrated Christ’s love in a tangible way to a watching world.
What started with a group of Texas Baptists assisting victims of Hurricane Beulah in 1967 has grown to be one of the three largest relief organization in the US. Each year, thousands of SBDR volunteers respond to disasters all over the country, meeting the physical and spiritual needs of those affected by hurricanes, tornados, flooding, fires, and more.
SBDR’s work is recognized nationally and internationally, having been featured in news outlets such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, Fox News, and numerous local newspapers and television stations around the country. In 2016, the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, an organization that helps coordinate relief efforts among various governmental, private sector, and nonprofit groups, presented SBDR with its National Member of the Year award.
These photographs celebrate fifty years of preparing meals, repairing roofs, providing childcare, removing debris, washing clothes, rebuilding homes, starting conversations, sharing the ...