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Disaster Relief

Bringing Help, Hope, and Healing!

Disaster Relief is a ministry of credentialed volunteers committed to showing the love of Jesus to persons affected by disaster events.  We offer them hope by meeting practical needs in their lives incurred by the disaster.

Our Staff

Dwain Carter
Dwain Carter
State Director
770-936-5259
Email Dwain

Patty Ficarra Staff 2021
Patty Ficarra
State Admin.
770-936-5254
Email Patty

Contact Disaster Relief

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For general information, inquiries and questions from the public and Georgia Baptist churches, please email: DisasterResponse@gabaptist.org

Disaster Relief Events

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UPDATES

The Coronavirus

We at the GBMB are committed to supporting our churches as they minister within their local communities.

Please visit the Georgia Baptist Missions Board Coronavirus webpage  for updates, resources, and to learn more about how you and your family can respond to this new disaster.

Current Responses 

CLICK HERE to see where Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers are currently SERVING CHRIST IN CRISIS!

Deployment Results – YTD (PDF)

This document includes Current Response information and up-to-date deployment results for the current year and the final results from the previous year. CLICK HERE to view or download.

 

TRAINING

Training/credentialing is required for all persons desiring to become a Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief volunteer. 

Training is offered for the following areas:

Additional/Optional Training for active, credentialed volunteers:

Click here for schedule information, fees, dates, locations, and online registrations of upcoming Orientations and training. 

STORE

Disaster Relief eStore

Our Disaster Relief eStore is now located at iwantyellow.com (part of Cajun Creative)

This new website has a wide variety of items to choose from.  Active, credentialed Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers are welcome to purchase anything on the website that is not specifically for other states.

You can choose from two different logos: 

The National SBDR logo for Georgia:

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The Georgia state logo:

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Be sure when checking out, you indicate which logo you want on your items.  

NOTES: 

  • A PASSWORD is needed to place your order.  Please email pficarra@gabaptist.org with your full name and ID badge expiration date to request the password.  Please DO NOT share the password. 
  • Only active, credentialed, Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers may purchase these items.
  • There is no longer a Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief Store Unit.

Click here to shop the Disaster Relief eStore

FORMS

Click on the form name to download

All forms are provided in a PDF format and as a Word document.

If using the FILLABLE option, please follow these instructions:

  • DOWNLOAD form and SAVE to your computer. (Do not complete the form in your web browser as it may not print correctly.)  
  • Complete each blank “blue” field.  (Note:  When finished, it is suggested that you SAVE the completed form to your computer.  If you do not SAVE it, the information you entered will be lost when the form is closed.
  • DO NOT SIGN OR DATE ANY OF THE FORMS.  THIS NEEDS TO BE DONE AT THE EVENT YOU ARE BRINGING IT TO. 

Update Your Volunteer Information

Click here to update your personal information.