How Can I Serve?
—>URGENT: Need help removing the trash piles from King Lake. Specifically: a dump truck (or two), some type of bobcat, etc., that could grab refuse and fill the dump trucks, a CDL driver (or two) to drive the dump truck(s) to and from the dump and funds to pay the dump fees. If you can help with this effort in anyway, please contact Cyndi Borden @ 402-213-6254.
—>Omaha Rapid Response will be leading the charge in coordinating the strategic clean up and rebuild in King Lake over the next days and weeks. Please check their facebook page and website (http://omaharapidresponse.org)for any updates or changes to the details below. Contact Scott Mclaughlin at firstname.lastname@example.org or Scott Nordstrom at email@example.com if you are looking to come out.
We have a large need to limit the number of cars going out there. Accordingly, every work day will start with volunteers meeting at one of the following locations to to carpool out.
NE corner of Menards in Elkhorn (750 N 205th St, Elkhorn, NE 68022) along the curb will promptly carpool at 8:15am
Love’s (26120 E Meigs St, Valley, NE 68064) in the east lot on the Subway side and will promptly carpool at 8:15am.
Samaritans Purse location at Fremont Alliance Church (1615 N Lincoln Ave. Fremont, NE 68025) and will promptly carpool at 7:30am or 12:30pm
The Gathering Place Valley (222 S Mayne St. Valley, NE)
Please see the following schedule if you are looking to help volunteer:
Every day in the month of April 8am-5pm
What to bring?
Rubber gloves if you have them
Waterproof boots if you have them (it’s muddy!)
Bagged lunch and bottled water
—>We are also in need of volunteers to serve as “hosts” @ The King’s Garden Life House in King Lake 5721 N 244th Avenue. Any day of the week between the hours of 9-5. You would be greeting residents and volunteers, making a light lunch if needed, keeping the coffee on, and other duties as assigned. No heavy lifting or mucking involved. If you can help, please contact Mel York @ 402-677-2108 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*** We will be assessing needs and posting them here as they arise. Please check back periodically as we update this page.
How Can i pray?
Pray against fear, discouragement, and loss of all hope by those affected
Pray for immediate needs to be provided such as financial support and practical necessities (i.e. loss of vehicle, loss of income, food, hotel, transportation, clothing, etc.
Pray for tangible expressions of love and emotional support/encouragement well into the future. May the desire to help in these ways continue in the weeks and months to come.
Pray for compassionate relationship building through sacrificial hands on help over the next few months. May we need only be rebuilding physically but also spiritually.
Pray that our area would be awakened to full surrender to Christ and our need for him.
how can i give?
Click HERE to be taken to our giving page. Click the drop down box and select “Valley Flood Restoration”. Follow the instructions from there and 100% of all proceeds will be directed to our flood restoration account to go directly to rebuilding our community and meeting the needs of those affected. You can also give by mailing a check to P.O. Box 357 Valley, NE 68064. Please be sure to write “Flood Relief” in the memo line of your check.