Samaritan’s Purse staff and volunteers began arriving within hours of the terrible twisters that hit Moore and Shawnee. With hammers, tarp, chainsaws, rakes, Bibles, prayer, and willing hearts, they are helping people recover from the devastating storms.
Relief and Comfort for Oklahoma Tornado Victims
Volunteers help recover valuable belongings for homeowners.
Franklin Graham met with volunteers and encouraged homeowners when he visited Moore on the first day we were allowed into the affected area to begin working.
Franklin Graham and Greta Van Susteren, host of the Fox News show “On the Record”, tour the devastation.
While visiting Plaza Towers Elementary School, where seven children were killed, Franklin Graham was asked to pray after maintenance workers erected crosses with the name of a boy or girl that was lost.
Former NFL player Roy Williams volunteered with Samaritan’s Purse. He was part of a team that helped Grady and Janet Grandstaff.
Samaritan’s Purse also responded after tornadoes slammed into Oklahoma two years ago.
Volunteers pray for homeowners after they have completed the work, letting them know that God is with them to help them recover from the storm.
Samaritan’s Purse also responded to devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma two years ago.
Storm cellars saved many lives from the deadly winds of the tornadoes that hit Moore and Shawnee.
Volunteer chaplains from the Billy Graham Rapid Response team work alongside Samaritan’s Purse crews to help bring spiritual comfort to disaster victims.
Putting tarp on damaged roofs is a large part of our recovery efforts after a storm.
Over 1,200 people have signed up to be Samaritan’s Purse volunteers in Oklahoma.