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Warm Hugs for Hurricane Ike & Katrina Victims

"Intense love does not measure. It just gives."

Mother Teresa

Trip Report: 2009

The medical clinic that World Missions Possible offered saw 90+ patients during the day.


Trip Report: 2008

530 warm coats and blankets were collected by World Missions Possible in 2008. The December mission, organized by Dr. Tom Flowers, and Roxane and Rainier Richter, distributed free OTC medication and donated blankets and coats in New Orleans' 9th ward in Louisianna (Hurricane Katrina), and in Galveston Island/Texas City, Texas (Hurricane Ike).

At the New Orleans mission, WMP worked in cooperation with Bethany United Methodist Church, who organized a free pajama and underwear giveaway for the kids and a delicious hot lunch. During the free medical clinics, some 50 patients were given a free wellness check-up, including blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen saturation(spO2), temperature, and blood sugar levels

A special THANKS to our two donors:

Lutheran South Academy (Houston, Texas)

LSA's lower school (principal Debbie Baacke) and its National Junior Honor Society (led by Rayann Harrison) collected 360 coats and blankets. Wow!

Clear Lake United Methodist Church

CLUMC collected 171 coats and blankets.

At the Texas City/Galveston "Warm Hugs" mission in Jan. of 2009, the WMP team of Dr. Thomas Flowers, Roxane Richter and Daniela Davies offered a free medical clinic to approx. 50 patients -- who were given a free wellness check-up, including blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen saturation (spO2), temperature, and blood sugar levels. WMP also donated warm coats and blankets to local area Hurricane Ike survivors for the winter season.


Trip Report - 2007

In December of 2007, World Missions Possible donated over 300 gently used and new coats and blankets to hurricane Katrina victims living in the impoverished Ninth Ward area in New Orleans. The team also provided free medical/wellness screening, counseling and OTC medications to some 70 patients cooperation with Bethany United Methodist Church of New Orleans, the following services were also offered:

  • FREE onsite adult healthcare screenings - blood sugar, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, and health/wellness counseling

  • FREE on-site psychiatric counseling,

  • FREE physician counseling

  • FREE over-the-counter medication, and more...

Thanks to our contributors:

  • Lutheran South - Middle School National Junior Honor Society

  • Clear Lake United Methodist Church

  • Stephanie Peters

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