Respond to Crisis

In the middle of a life-altering crisis, everything changes.

All over the world, natural disasters, pandemics and conflicts are altering families and communities in unimaginable ways. It’s hard to hold on to hope. You and your church can send that hope.

We respond to a wide-range of crisis, from distributing food and resources during COVID-19 to meeting critical needs in the aftermath of natural disasters to counseling a community after a mass shooting to helping families get back on their feet after a house fire.

We can equip and train you to address a crisis in your own community. And with a wide network of on-the-ground ministry partners around the world, you can give to help other affected communities heal physically, spiritually and emotionally.

Southern Baptist Disaster Relief

When responding to disasters, our primary partner is Southern Baptist Disaster Relief. Across all fifty states, thousands of volunteers respond when a crisis hits, quickly providing assistance ranging from serving hot meals to helping families clean up after a storm.

Learn how you can be involved with Southern Baptist Disaster Relief in your state.


How can we serve you?

Our team has decades of experience and is ready to help you start or grow a ministry. We would love to connect with you today.

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Coy Webb

Coy Webb serves as Send Relief’s Crisis Response Director overseeing response to global and domestic crises as he works with strategic Southern Baptist partners—including the Southern Baptist Disaster Relief network. His role also includes representing Send Relief as we work with other disaster entities, such as FEMA, the Red Cross and the Salvation Army. Before coming to Send Relief, Webb served as the Disaster Relief Director for the Kentucky Baptist Convention for more than 13 years and as a pastor for more than 20 years. In those roles, Webb has engaged in ministry across the United States and around the world.

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