Support Ongoing Disaster Relief
Help us to be prepared and ready to go when disaster strikes.
Anyone wanting to help refugees displaced from Ukraine by the Russian invasion are welcome to make a contribution by credit card (click button below) or by mailing checks payable to: State Board of Missions, P.O. Box 681970, Prattville 36068-1970, for IMB Ukraine Relief. All contributions will be forwarded to the International Mission Board as it works with local Baptist partners and churches in Ukraine, Poland and other border nations. These gifts will provide emergency food
Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief teams – our members of the Yellow Shirt Army – stand ready to assist Kentucky Baptists and other state conventions in areas where so many lives were lost and so many homes and businesses sustained significant damage. Pray for our Alabama Baptist DR teams as they prepare to respond to requests for help from state convention partners. Gifts to Alabama Baptist DR assist with the deployment of volunteers as well as
“Faithful service in action” — that’s what Beck A. Taylor, president of Samford University, said the three recipients of this year’s Samford Medallion Awards embody. On Nov. 1, Samford presented the honor to Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief — represented by Mark Wakefield, lead strategist for ABDR — along with Tony Cooper, former executive director of the Jimmie Hale Mission, and Frances Ford, executive director of Sowing Seeds of Hope. The Samford Medallion Awards recognize people
When Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers hear that they’re needed, individuals from across the state put their lives on hold and descend on an area. And these strangers form teams, work long days and pour themselves out into disaster-ridden areas. “It’s amazing how God works — how He puts teams together of people with different skill sets for this work we’re doing,” said Farrell Hataway, a “blue hat,” or team leader for the feeding unit in Houma,