The African Methodist Episcopal Church

The Council of Bishops, through the Office of Global Witness and Ministries is responding to the needs of hurricane victims by cooperating with organizations that need immediate and emergency assistance with financial support, goods and services.


This non-profit organized by African-American women is a 501(c) 3 originally located in New Orleans. AJAMM is re-organizing their work in Houston as they seek to assist those that are struggling to adjust to the many challenges of displacement and relocation. Information will be forwarded regarding their new mailing address. In the meantime, please direct your comments and support to Faith Partnerships, Inc.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church is working in partnership with eight churches to gather items for the hurricane victims. Services provided include food, clothing and housing assistance, youth development and counseling. Services are currently being offered to 10 families with plans to transport relief items to impacted areas of Mississippi

St. Paul AME Church

Raleigh, North Carolina is working with the A.M.E. Church to provide assistance through donations of goods and services as well as cash contributions.

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)

UMCOR is there, responding to the needs of the thousands of people affected by this disaster. UMCOR will continue to provide assistance to the people left most vulnerable by this storm for years to come.

Welfare Reform Liaison Project (WRLP)

WRLP has been creative with the use of Gifts in Kind to assist disaster victims over the years. WRLP prepared and provided, at the request of the Red Cross, 375 individual personal care packages, 125 each for men, women and children. Each bag contained 10 items, including toiletries--soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, deodorant, razors, and shaving cream; teddy bears, and toys, as appropriate to the recipient group. WRLP also provided bulk distribution of items such as diapers, adult pads, facial tissue and cosmetics.