About DR Appreciation Day

May 22 is Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief (MODR) Appreciation Day for all of our team members. MODR transforms lives and communities with the gospel by bringing hope, help, and healing in times of crisis. It’s the team members that make it happen so let’s say “Thank you!” to show our appreciation.

Some things you may not know about our statewide DR efforts:

  • This is a ministry of the Missouri Baptist Convention supported by the Cooperative Program, the Rheubin L. South Missouri Missions Offering, the DR Legacy Fund, and designated gifts.
  • Our DR team is composed of over 2,000 trained team members from 800 churches, 58 associations, and every region of the state!
  • Our first response was in 1986.

In 2021, we saw:

  • 19 salvations
  • 19 responses and several local responses by our teams.
  • 3920 sbdr volunteer days
  • 330 volunteer days other
  • 33777 work hours
  • 29476 meals prepared
  • 35 tear out jobs
  • 15 sifting jobs
  • 2416 Showers
  • 1321 loads of laundry
  • 206 total children cared for
  • 26 debris removal jobs
  • 318 chainsaw jobs
  • 488 heavy equipment hours
  • 30 temporary roofing jobs
  • 57 Flood recovery jobs

Thanks to all who serve the Lord through Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief