Texas Mission Support: In conjunction with Magnolia Baptist Church, Operation 29:11 is working with Pastor Jayson Larsno of First Baptist Church of Vidor, Texas to assist in the cleanup/restoration of people in their area in need of assistance from Hurricane Harvey. Right now we are in the planning stage. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available. 11/16/2017 Update: Date for first trip is 12/30/2017 to 01/07/2018
Project In Work:
Sherman Indian High School: We are partnering with other organizations to help Sherman Indian High School with to work several projects to promote food security, healthy nutrition and education to the students and staff by means of a self-contained and administered agricultural and animal husbandry program. This project is in the planning stage and we will provide more information as it becomes available.
10/17/2017: Distribution Trip: Oct 18-22, 2017 - This trip is a collaborative effort with Giving Children Hope and Wings of Faith. Semi is loaded and headed to Holbrook, Arizona. We will leave in the morning with our trailer. God has bless us with many items to distribute. Please pray for trip (10/18-10/22) and for distribution on 10/20 & 10/21. We will be posting on our Facebook page during the trip.
10/01/2017: Team of volunteers are working on sorting and packing items for distribution trip in a few weeks. We have received large donation of tools and fabric along with normal donations of clothing/jackets. Team has been working on Newborn boxes with the goal of taking out 48 boxes.
08/24/2017: Donation of 44,000 pounds of laundry detergent and associated cleaning supplies were delivered to warehouse in Holbrook, AZ yesterday. Thank you World Emergency Relief for the donation!
06/29/2017: June has been a month of picking up donations, sorting/packing donations, delivering items to local veterans organizations and staging items for reservation distribution in October. Newborn Outreach has been doing 4 boxes a week to meet the current demand. The first week of the month the Newborn boxes go to local Indian reservation and the other weeks they are staged for reservation distribution in October. Check our photo gallery for new pictures in the Misc 2017 folder.
05/29/2017: One of the items asked for in the Needs Assessment we did during our event on 5/16/2017 was Bibles. Randy had just gotten done doing the review of the needs and determined Bibles was one of the top items when he got a call from EV Free Fullerton asking if he could use Bibles. We picked up approximately 380 Bibles on 5/24/2017 from them. God is so good!
05/16/2017: Our first collaborative distribution event with Giving Children Hope and Wings of Faith was a big success. We had around 75 people in attendance not counting the 9 of hosting the event. See blog for details.
05/06/2017: This week has been filled with pick-ups, deliveries and preparing for our trip next week. Check our photo gallery for Porto's deliveries and other pictures from this week. We will be posting to Facebook during the trip. Our trip will be a collaborative effort of three non-profits working together to take food, candy, beverages, clothing, shoes, hygiene products, medical supplies, computers, newborn boxes, Love-Lift Ministries Gift Bags and other miscellaneous items. On Tuesday 5/9/2017 there will be a dedication of Wings of Faith hanger/warehouse and groups have been invited to come and pick-up their items from the warehouse. On Wednesday 5/10/2017 part of the group will be going to Thoreau NM and part will be going to Kaibito, AZ. Monday and Thursday are travel days.
04/17/2017: New opportunity to serve local California groups. Our collaborative partner Giving Children Hope is sharing their Porto’s donations with us every Monday. We are providing the pastries/breads with Magnolia Baptist Church Daycare mothers in Anaheim and in coordination with Heroes Deserve Help we are serving various Veterans organization (US Vets operations at the Long Beach Naval Station, Veterans First home in Garden Grove, and Coastline Community College Veterans Resource Center in multiple locations). More pictures can be seen in our photo gallery
04/07/2017: Our next trip will be May 8-11, 2017. This will be a large distribution trip in collaboration with Giving Children Hope and other partners. More to come on this trip in the coming days. We are working on gathering/sorting donations and making Newborn Outreach boxes.
10/03/16-10/05/16: Humanitarian Relief Trip. This trip will be distributing all of the items we have been bringing over along with items we still have in California. We have much needed items for the cold weather. See blog for more information
Newborn Outreach Volunteer Opportunity:
Due to the popularity of the newborn boxes, we are seeking people to help with this ministry.
We need to make 4 boxes a week to meet our current demand. YOU can make a difference in a baby's life and in the life of his/her mother.
See blog for details
These pictures and more can be
viewed on our gallery