Since we organized as a unit in 2002 we have been called out several times. Many of our people have been trained in several different areas. We have had people respond to work with chainsaw and rebuild crews as well as mass feeding. Several of our volunteers have worked with other association units as well as the state unit.
We can activate ourselves in the case of a local disaster, the state director will call us if we are needed across the state, and the North American Mission Board can ask for assistance from the state at which time the state director will call out units to go out of state.
In 2012 we assisted in the cleanup after tornadoes in Harrogate and northeastern Claiborne County, Tennessee. We cleared fallen trees, blue roofed homes and repaired homes.
In October, 2013, we sent a feeding crew to Baldwin, NY, to prepare meals for the work crews who are going there to help with the recovery effort on Long Island and Staten Island in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
In July, 2014, we sent a feeding crew to Central Islip, NY to prepare meals for Sandy recovery work crews.
In August, 2014, we were in Speedwell, TN feeding cleanup crews in the aftermath of the tornado that his in Campbell county and the Speedwell community in Claiborne county.
In October 2015, we went to Manning, SC, feed mud out/recovery teams from Tennessee in response to the massive floods in early October.
In July and September 2016, we were called to Meadow Bridge, WV, to feed recovery teams working in Rainelle after major floods in West Virginia.
In November, December 2016, and January 2017, we responded to the Sevier County, TN fires where we fed people in the shelters, the National Guard, and other volunteers working in response to the fires.
In September 2017, we were called to send relief feeding people and incident command support to Sugar Land, TX, in response to Hurricane Harvey.