Learn what you can do to assist in the flooding aftermath.

Parts of eastern Kentucky have been hit with devastating flooding, with the governor declaring states of emergency in Floyd, Breathitt, Clay, Owsley, Letcher and Pike counties.

You may contribute to Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief efforts by clicking the button below or sending checks marked for Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief to the address below:

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Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief
P.O. Box 950295
Louisville, KY 40295-9900

How can your church help right now?

Two important ways your church can help right now are by donating gift cards to Lowe’s, Tractor Supply and Walmart, and also by writing notes of encouragement to our Disaster Relief volunteers who will be serving diligently in affected areas.

You can send both to the Kentucky Baptist Convention, attention Disaster Relief, at 13420 Eastpoint Centre Dr, Louisville, KY 40223.

You can also collect and deliver specific donations to various ministries in eastern Kentucky. Click here to learn more.

Collect and deliver donations to ministries

Click here to find the most updated list
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Pray

Please join us in praying for the people in eastern Kentucky as they are experiencing historic flooding. Pray for those who have suffered loss, and for those who are assisting with the flooding cleanup.

As you are praying, consider writing a note of encouragement to one of our Disaster Relief volunteers and sending it to the KBC. Also consider praying for and partnering with affected churches. Find that list in the drop-down below.

Pray for Churches Affected by Flooding

Pray for and partner with the churches below as they recover from the flooding. The church name is listed with their mailing address.

First Baptist Church

170 Madison Ave. Whitesburg, KY 41858

Montgomery Baptist Church

PO Box 597 Carrie, KY 41725

Fleming Baptist Church

PO Box 189 Neon, KY 41840

Smithsboro Baptist Church

PO Box 279 Vicco, KY 41773

Emmanuel Baptist Church

9416 Hwy 805 Jenkins, KY 41537

First Baptist Church

PO Box 506 Hindman, KY 41822

Mousie First Baptist Church

PO Box 208 Mousie, KY 41839

Faith Baptist Church

PO Box 150 Dorton, KY 41520

New Prospect Baptist Church

c/o Allen Kendrick, PO Box 355 Oneida, KY 40972

First Creek Baptist Church

PO Box 81 Bonnyman, KY 41719

Jeremiah Missionary Baptist Church

PO Box 220 Isom, KY 41824

Willow Fern Baptist Church

PO Box 261 Bulan, KY 41722

Deane Baptist Church

431 Hwy. 803 Millstone, KY 41838

Bulan Baptist Church

PO Box 206 Bulan, KY 41722

Craft Colly Baptist Church

100 Craft Colly Rd, PO Box 266, Ermine, KY 41815

Give

Give to Disaster Relief

If you want to give to Kentucky disaster relief efforts, you can give using the link below or by mailing to Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief, P.O. Box 950295, Louisville, KY 40295-9900.

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In-Kind Donations

You can give in-kind donations to those ministries and churches who are receiving them. Click here for the full list. Needed resources fluctuate, so check with the recipient BEFORE collecting and delivering anything.

Where to Donate Items

Gift Cards

You can donate gift cards for Lowe’s, Tractor Supply, Walmart and Visa. Mail them to the KBC address. You can also find a list of ministries receiving such gift cards by clicking the button below.

Where to send gift cards

Go

Go as a trained disaster relief volunteer.

Learn about our training opportunities and find how you can serve when the next disaster strikes.

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Go as a volunteer team.

The following ministries have requested a limited number of volunteers. Confirm with the ministry how many, what days and what you need to bring before enlisting anyone. 

◦  Meridzo Ministry, Blackey, KY – Marc Hensley 606-428-0339
◦  Booneville Baptist Association, Manchester, KY – Frank Peters 606-598-6242
◦  First Baptist Church Hazard, KY – Pastor Tim Reynolds 606-854-8506

Post a rebuild project.

If you are a church or association affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention, you may fill out the form below to post your rebuild projects. This will allow volunteer teams to view your projects and possibly provide assistance.

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Be a part of the rebuild initiatives.

Investigate new rebuild projects happening in Kentucky and how you can be a part.

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Read breaking news about eastern KY flooding.

Click here to visit Kentucky Today for the latest stories.
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Kentucky C.A.R.E.

Kentucky C.A.R.E. has a twofold purpose: to help those churches and associations needing assistance in the aftermath of the recent disaster, and to provide funding for those churches and associations wanting to help with rebuild projects in the church and community.

There are many resources available including building materials, volunteers, skilled labor, financial assistance and prayer. If you are a KBC church or association, please click on the following dropdown boxes to learn more and apply for assistance in that particular area.

Church Rebuild

If you are a KBC church whose building or property was affected by the recent flooding, please fill out the form below to apply for a grant.

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Community Rebuild

If you are a KBC church or association who is assisting in a community rebuild project, please fill out the form below to apply for a grant.

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Pastor/Staff Home Rebuild

If you are a KBC church or association with a pastor or staff member whose home was affected by the recent flooding, please fill out the form below to apply for a rebuild grant.

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Hosting Team

If you are a KBC church or association who is requesting volunteer teams and/or financial assistance to host teams, please fill out the form below to apply.

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Resources
  • To discover available resources, please contact Ron Crow, Disaster Relief Director, ron.crow@kybaptist.org or 502-489-3401.