I was THIRSTY and you gave me drink.

Across the world there are millions of people who are affected by unclean drinking water every single day. Hundreds of children die or are orphaned daily due to dirty water, and this is an entirely preventable issue. Thousands of people in America are affected by natural disasters each year and are in need of clean drinking water. On this page, learn how you can support those who are suffering from thirst here in our community and around the world.

Send Relief Water Projects

Send Relief is the compassion ministry arm of the North American Mission Board (NAMB)

What They Do

Send Relief partners with community leaders and local churches to provide clean water all around the world. Together, we distribute water filters, drill wells, build latrines and offer sanitation training.

What We Do

FC partners with Send Relief clean water projects because it is the compassion ministry arm of the North American Mission Board (NAMB).

What You Can Do

  • Pray for Send Relief clean water projects to open doors for gospel conversations around the globe.
  • Raise awareness of this ministry and also of the global need for clean water.
  • Donate to Send Relief clean water projects.

Samaritan’s Purse Fresh Water Wells

What They Do

Samaritan’s Purse Fresh Water Wells digs wells across the world to deliver clean water for people and also to introduce people to Jesus.

What We Do

FC partners with Samaritan’s Purse Freshwater Wells because it is a compassion ministry dedicated to advancing the gospel around the globe.

What You Can Do

  • Pray for the Samaritan’s Purse Freshwater Wells ministry to open doors for gospel conversations around the globe.
  • Raise awareness of this ministry and also of the global need for clean water.
  • Donate to Samaritan’s Purse Freshwater Wells ministry.

Feeding the Orphans - Water for Life

What They Do

Feeding the Orphans (FTO) was born out of the heart of a young girl in Tennessee who saw a desperate need, and was determined to make a difference in Jesus’ name.

What We Do

FC partners with Feeding the Orphans because it is a local ministry with a global impact.

What You Can Do

  • Pray for FTO and for the work they do for vulnerable children and families around the globe.
  • Raise awareness of FTO and for the need for clean water throughout the world and donate to this ministry.
  • Volunteer with Feeding the Orphans.

Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief Overview

What They Do

Samaritan's Purse dispatches their Disaster Relief Units and mobilizes and equips thousands of volunteers each year to provide emergency aid to victims of wildfires, floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, and other natural disasters. Training is given on site at each location. Volunteers can choose to receive text alerts when units go to a new location to provide disaster relief.

What We Do

FC partners with Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief Units because it is a compassion ministry dedicated to serving others in desperate need of physical and spiritual care, and healing.

What You Can Do

  • Pray for Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief Units as they meet physical and spiritual needs around the country and the world.
  • Commit to raise awareness about Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief Units and donate to this ministry.
  • Commit to learn more about using your skills to serve with Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief Units and begin next steps to do so.

Southern Baptist Disaster Relief

Send Relief is the compassion ministry arm of the North American Mission Board (NAMB)

What They Do

Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) is a network of state-based volunteer teams that respond to disasters and crises around the country. Volunteers can choose where they serve after completing required in-person training.

What We Do

FC partners with SBDR because it is the NAMB disaster relief ministry providing crisis response relief to those in desperate need around the country.

What You Can Do

  • Pray for SBDR as a ministry and for volunteers on the field to have gospel conversations with those they serve.
  • Commit to learn more about SBDR and donate to this ministry.
  • Complete the initial SBDR volunteer training and serve as a Tennessee SBDR volunteer.

For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.

Matthew 25:35-36