Disaster Relief

DISASTER RELIEF

COGIC Charities is providing assistance for disaster victims.

Help for OK Victims

If you were affected by the Oklahoma tornadoes, the following free services are available to you:

WERE YOU AFFECTED BY THE TORNADO?

ATTEND A FREE FINANCIAL RECOVERY
EVENT & BRUNCH

Hosted by

Bishop Malcolm Colby

Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr.
Presiding Bishop
Church of God in Christ

Jason A. Yancey, Operation HOPE

The Centre
4325 Northwest 50th Street

Oklahoma City, OK  73112
Friday, June 7th – 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

HOPE Coalition America free financial services include:

  • Disaster Recovery Budgeting
  • Managing Mortgage Payments on a Destroyed Home
  • Home Inspections and Repair Contracts
  • Assistance with Working with Your Creditors
  • Referrals to Government and Private Agencies
  • Assistance with Obtaining Copies of Destroyed Documents
  • Insurance Claims Assistance
  • Recovery Seminars and Financial Case Management

HOPE Coalition America is the national emergency preparedness and financial recovery division of Operation HOPE, Inc., America’s leading provider of economic empowerment programs and services.  The coalition is a collaboration of senior executives and professionals from the banking and financial services, insurance, and other industries.  Additional participants include social service, and community services agencies, which provide financial and economic recovery information and guidance to individuals and small businesses affected by disasters.

Two of our principal tools: the Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK), is a document which aids people to create detailed listings of their important personal and financial information; and the companion document, the Personal Disaster Preparedness Guide (PDPG) guides them through the survival and recovery steps they should take prior to an emergency. The documents are available as a free download from our website www.operationhope.org.

The United States has a strong network of first responders to address immediate health, safety, and infrastructure needs after disasters, through agencies such as the Red Cross and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  HOPE Coalition America strengthens that network by assisting individuals with the short, medium and long-term economic and financial challenges they face following disasters.


HOPE Coalition America free financial services include:

  • Disaster Recovery Budgeting
  • Managing Mortgage Payments on a Destroyed Home
  • Home Inspections and Repair Contracts
  • Assistance with Working with Your Creditors
  • Referrals to Government and Private Agencies
  • Assistance with Obtaining Copies of Destroyed Documents
  • Insurance Claims Assistance
  • Recovery Seminars and Financial Case Management

For assistance call: 1-888-388-HOPE (4673)

HOPE Coalition America is the national emergency preparedness and financial recovery division of Operation HOPE, Inc., America’s leading provider of economic empowerment programs and services. The coalition is a collaboration of senior executives and professionals from the banking and financial services, insurance, and other industries. Additional participants include social service, and community services agencies, which provide financial and economic recovery information and guidance to individuals and small businesses affected by disasters.

Two of our principal tools: the Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK), is a document which aids people to create detailed listings of their important personal and financial information; and the companion document, the Personal Disaster Preparedness Guide (PDPG) guides them through the survival and recovery steps they should take prior to an emergency. The documents are available as a free download from our website www.operationhope.org.

The United States has a strong network of first responders to address immediate health, safety, and infrastructure needs after disasters, through agencies such as the Red Cross and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). HOPE Coalition America strengthens that network by assisting individuals with the short, medium and long-term economic and financial challenges they face following disasters.

For assistance call 1-888-388-HOPE (4673)
For more information go to www.OperationHOPE.org

Benefits for Sandy Victims‏ Meeting Cancelled

The meeting scheduled for Friday, Feb 8 at Zion Temple to discuss Hurricane Sandy relief has been cancelled because of weather. We will notify you as soon as it is rescheduled.


ALL NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY AND CONNECTICUT BISHOPS AND PASTORS

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You are invited to participate in a special event to receive information that will assist our members.

Free financial services are available from Operation HOPE:

  • Creating a Disaster Recovery Budget
  • Deferring Mortgage Payments on a Destroyed Home
  • Home Inspections and Repair Contracts
  • Assistance with Working with Your Creditors
  • Referrals to Government and Private Agencies
  • Assistance with Obtaining Copies of Documents
  • Insurance Claims Assistance                               
  • Recovery Seminars and Financial Case Management

For more information contact us at 516-623-9466 or email us at fowhite@zioncathedral.org

$50,000 TO HURRICANE VICTIMS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Robert Coleman, Jr.
Church of God in Christ, Inc.- PR
(901) 235-2160
pr@cogic.org | www.cogic.org

CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST DONATES $50,000 TO HURRICANE SANDY VICTIMS

MEMPHIS, TN (January 4, 2013) Nine Church of God in Christ churches that have been damaged by Hurricane Sandy will receive assistance.

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FRONT (L-R): Pastor Thomas Michael, Sr. (New Redeemed Pentecostal Temple COGIC, Atlantic City, NJ); Pastor Buddy Williams (Gethsemane COGIC, Inwood, NY); Pastor James Pelt (Highway COGIC, Far Rockaway, NY); Dr. Sylvia Green-Testamark (Community COGIC, Arvene, NY); Pastor Mark Beavers (Harvest on the Atlantic-Soul Stirring COGIC, Island Park, NY); Pastor Bennie Moorer (Bethlehem COGIC, Rockaway Beach, NY).
REAR (L-R): Pastor Simeon Harris (Living Proof COGIC, Bayshore, NY); Superintendent James Pullings, Jr. (Disaster Relief Coordinator); Bishop Frank O. White (General Board Member); Bishop Frank Anthone White (Financial Secretary, COGIC); Pastor John E. Kitchen, Sr. (Mt. Zion COGIC, Atlantic City, NJ).
NOT PRESENT: Pastor James Holland (Far Rockaway COGIC, Far Rockaway, NY)

The Church of God in Christ (COGIC) is giving $50,000 to COGIC churches damaged by Sandy. The churches that will receive these funds are:

  • Community COGIC-Arverne, NY
  • Harvest On The Atlantic COGIC- Island Park, NY
  • Far Rockaway COGIC-Far Rockaway, NY
  • Gethsemane COGIC-Inwood, NY
  • Highway COGIC-Far Rockaway, NY
  • Bethlehem COGIC-Rockaway Beach, NY
  • Living Proof COGIC-Bayshore, NY
  • New Redeemed Pentecostal Temple COGIC-Atlantic City, NJ
  • Mt. Zion COGIC- Atlantic City, NJ

The damage includes ocean water entering church buildings, destroying roofing, flooring and electronic equipment. Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr., says “the damage to our churches in the Northeast corridor was particularly severe in New York and New Jersey. We understand the need thus, COGIC is committed to providing assistance to our churches with this $50,000 donation.”

Bishop Blake further states, “in the aftermath of the hurricane some COGIC churches have been displaced by the damage to their buildings. These funds will go a long way in helping to get our churches back on their feet. The money will be dispersed immediately so that construction and repairs can begin as soon as possible.”

In October 2012 Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of the Caribbean, Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States. The storm became the largest and costliest Atlantic hurricane on record. The hurricane killed 125 people in the United States alone. An estimate of losses due to damage and business interruption is over $60 billion.


About the Church of God in Christ.

The Church of God in Christ is the fifth largest Protestant religious denomination in the United States, the largest Pentecostal church in the country and the second largest Pentecostal organization in the world with churches in 60 countries worldwide and an estimated membership of nearly 6.5 million members.

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