Samaritan’s Purse Team Arrives in Florida

Volunteers are now needed to help in Jesus' Name, coming alongside hurting homeowners as they clean up in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.

FT MYERS, FL — Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief Units—tractor trailers stocked with equipment and supplies—headed to Florida on Sept. 29 from North Carolina. They arrived Sept. 30, and their bases of operation are now established at Citygate Ministries in Fort Myers and Calvary Baptist Church in Englewood. A third base will be established at New Life Church in Punta Gorda as truck and resources arrive.

Volunteers are now needed to help in Jesus’ Name, coming alongside hurting homeowners as they clean up in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.

Chandler Saylors, Samaritan’s Purse:

Hurricane Ian made landfall as a Category 4, devastating the coast of western Florida– demolishing homes, destroying many boats, causing flooding in the streets.

Samaritan’s Purse is on the ground. Our volunteers will be tarping roofs, cutting trees, gutting out homes, and helping them as they move forward in the process of securing their houses.

Samaritan’s Purse has all the tools and supplies ready to assist this community, but we need volunteers. We need willing hands and hearts to put those tools to good use. So please consider coming out to serve and to help these people in the wake of their storm.

If you will, consider and pray about supporting and volunteering in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. You can read more about what Samaritan’s Purse is doing here in western Florida at Thank you and God bless you.

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet the needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

The Samaritan’s Purse International Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) program is committed to meeting the critical needs of victims of war, poverty, famine, disease, and natural disaster. We stand ready to respond at a moment’s notice whenever and wherever disaster strikes. The DART specializes in providing water, food, shelter, and medical care while sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ.

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