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SOMEBODY CARES PUERTO RICO:  STRATEGIES FOR LONG-TERM RECOVERY

Doug and Lisa Stringer have just returned from Puerto Rico, where they met and strategized with local leaders for long-term recovery. The meeting was hosted by SC Puerto Rico facilitator Catacumba 5. “We had a very significant gathering of NGOs, non-profit organizations, FEMA coordinators and regional directors, and church leaders at our Somebody Cares Puerto […]

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A Tribute to Rev. Billy Graham

By Doug Stringer Dr. Billy Graham had a profound influence on millions of lives; including mine. I can still remember my first experience going to a Billy Graham crusade. It was 1976 and I was living in Bellingham, Washington, attending Western Washington University. Another student and I decided to hitchhike from Bellingham to Seattle to […]

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God’s divine connections help hurting man in SE Texas

Pastor Charles Burchett has experienced God’s divine connections many times during his walk with the Lord, most recently during flood relief following Hurricane Harvey. As pastor of First Baptist Church of Kirbyville and director of Somebody Cares Jasper/Newton Counties, Pastor Burchett is a recognized and respected leader of relief efforts in Southeast Texas during times […]

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Beanie Babies bring joy to all ages!

Thanks to a generous donation from International Aid, Somebody Cares has distributed 16,000 Beanie Babies to children in Southeast Texas and Pearland, Texas, who are living in areas affected by Harvey. “We gave out Beanie Babies to schools, the Salvation Army, retirement homes, hospitals, and in Little Cambodia, a community that was almost 100% devastated by the hurricane,” […]

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Teams, volunteers from across the U.S. help with Harvey relief

From September 2017 to January 2018, SCA has connected 161 volunteers from Texas, Nevada, Maryland, Louisiana, Florida, Colorado, Ohio, Minnesota, New York, and Virginia. In addition, volunteers from YWAM served at our Houston warehouse, where goods were collected then distributed to staging sites throughout the region. Five churches have served as host sites, at no […]

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Somebody Still Cares in Rockport with 3000 Thanksgiving meals!

With the help of area churches and 250 volunteers, Somebody Cares let the people of Rockport, Texas, know Somebody STILL Cares, more than two months after Hurricane Harvey brought devastation to their community. On Saturday, November 11, the Somebody Cares Holy Smoke team prepared 3000 hot Thanksgiving meals that were picked up, delivered, or served on-site. “It was […]

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A Night of Healing & Hope After Harvey!

Join us for this night of worship and ministry, and invite others you know who were impacted by Harvey!   So many people in our city and surrounding areas were drastically impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Join us as we share hope beyond the tragedy. Hosted by Doug and Lisa Stringer, our special guest minister will be Gary Wilkerson, President of […]

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Team delivers first aid to reach remote communities in Puerto Rico

A Somebody Cares team went to Puerto Rico recently to partner with local churches and bring aid to remote communities that have received no assistance in the four weeks since Maria hit the island. “It’s hard to put into words the emotions I have felt while serving here in Puerto Rico,” says Lisa Stringer, who traveled to the island territory […]

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Somebody Cares helps foster mom in Texas, sends team to Puerto Rico

Somebody Cares chapter helps foster mom, children stay together At 73 years old, Mrs. E. never imagined her first boat ride would happen as she and her three foster children were being rescued from floodwaters. But it turned out to be providential, as they were taken to First Baptist Church of Kirbyville, our affiliate church […]

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There Is Hope!

by Susie Wolf Can you imagine what it’s like for a child to not have a bed to lay on, clothes for school, or food in the pantry? Such is the case for Ben* and his parents and many others who are, in fact, starting over. At just 8 years old, Ben has experienced a […]

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