Caribbean Hurricane Response

Respond to the urgent needs of Puerto Rico

In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria, the people of Puerto Rico are in need of partners to help their communities recover while sharing the hope of Christ.

In order to maximize Southern Baptists’ impact, we must come together and contribute to the response effort. Send Relief, the Florida Baptist Convention, WMU and the Convention of Puerto Rico are collaborating with other valuable partners to serve people and equip the island churches.

Your generous gifts of time and donations are essential and will make it possible to urgently meet the needs of our island neighbors.
Caribbean Hurricane Response

News and Videos

October 13, 2017
SAN JUAN, PR (BP) — Three weeks since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Sam Porter estimates that one-third of the island has yet to receive much care or help. Porter, who serves as the North American Mission Board’s (NAMB) national director for disaster relief, has been in Puerto Rico since...
September 29, 2017 | Send Relief
The North American Mission Board’s (NAMB) Send Relief ministry has been asked to manage the disaster response on behalf of the Convention of Southern Baptist Churches in Puerto Rico.
September 22, 2017 | Send Relief
Hurricane Maria has knocked power out for nearly the entire population of Puerto Rico. The island’s infrastructure is devastated, and initial reports estimate that it will take months before services can be completely restored.