Every year, the adults of HPC head out beyond their local horizon to a place where people are in need. We respond in the love of Christ as ambassadors for His sake.
The Cherry River choked on June 23, 2016 with a deluge that brought 10 inches of rain in 12 hours down the mountains surrounding the quaint town of Richwood, WV. It was more than it could take, and in a matter of minutes the town was engulfed. HPC came to help with Hosanna Industries and four families have renewed hope.
Back to West Virginia as the flood waters slammed into Clendenin without mercy. On June 23, 2016, the serene Elk River exceeded it’s banks to 32 feet above regular flow.
Hampton Presbyterian headed into the deep hollers of Hampden, WV to help families recovery from severe flooding that hit this “neck of the woods” in 2009 and 2014.
Our third trip to provide relief and hope to families who suffered from Superstorm Sandy. This time around, we combined forces with a team from New Jersey in conjunction with Samaritan’s Purse to work on a new construction project for a family of 5.
The amount of devastation that Superstorm Sandy wreaked on the Eastern Seaboard demanded us to return to help families in need. We joined forces with Meridian Presbyterian Church to work through Samaritan’s Purse to help one particular woman with MS get back in her home.
When super storm Sandy slammed against the coast of New York and New Jersey. on October 29, 2012 many homes were inundated with storm waters. To add suffering to misery, a snowstorm followed one week later. HPC sent a team. Our faithful team of 17 spent a week on Long Island and Long Beach, New York working on a church that had suffered tremendously from the storm.
On March 2, 2012 a devastating EF4 tornado ripped through this small rural community totally leveling the regional high school and several homes. HPC responded in October 2012 to provide hope and healing to this community.
On May 22, 2011, an F5 tornado carved a mile wide swath through the middle of Joplin, MO. It left a path of destruction beyond description. Several schools were wiped out and the hospital was rendered useless. HPC sent a vibrant team in October 2011 to assist Habitat for Humanity rebuild a home for a family in need.
The 12th of January 2010 scarred the history of this small island nation for generations to come when a 7.0 earthquake hit. HPC had an ongoing ministry partnership with CODEP in Haiti and dispatched a small team to provide encouragement and support on March 2011.
Flood waters ravaged this impoverished community in the spring of 2010. HPC sent a team of faithful missionaries in October 2010 to help 2 families in need through a partnership with the West Virginia Ministry of Advocacy and Workcamps.
June 8, 2008 will always be remembered by this small mid-western town. It was then that flood waters came racing through their doors to forever shift the landscape of their community. In October 2009, HPC still heard the cries of this community long after the world had let the memory of this event slip away.
The devastation of Hurricane Katrina has been greatly publicized since its first landfall in August 2005. HPC had representatives involved in the recovery two times before our third and final trip in October 2008. For some members of the team, it was our 5th time to be involved in the recovery effort of this massive clean up.
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