2021 God’s Pit Crew Year-End Report
Thousands of families were in crisis. No income. No food. No hope. But YOU changed their situation. You stepped up and helped us keep hope moving forward in 2021! Thank you for supporting God’s Pit Crew and our mission to deliver hope, healing, and restoration in times of crisis!
Another record-breaking year was made possible for God's Pit Crew thanks to YOU!
Josh and Shanda Dutton
Josh and Shanda Dutton lost their home in a devastating tornado on Easter Sunday in 2020. GPC rebuilt their home in October.
Grace Harbor Lighthouse Church
Grace Harbor Lighthouse Church was destroyed when Hurricane Laura hit Louisiana. God's Pit Crew rebuilt this beacon of hope for the community in just three weeks!
Stacy and Brett Corzine
God's Pit Crew volunteers worked for two weeks in Canton/Haywood County, North Carolina, after a devastating flash flood destroyed dozens of homes, businesses, and more. Stacy and Brett Corzine were just one of the many families that God's Pit Crew assisted in this community.
In November 2021, God's Pit Crew volunteers returned to Canton to help Stacy and Brett rebuild their flood damage home, and restore hope to their family.
Disasters responded to since January 1, 2021
Truckloads (3,004,609 lbs) of disaster relief products delivered
Total loads of COVID-19 relief delivered since March 2020
Major rebuild projects completed in 2021
HURRICANE IDA RESPONSE
God’s Pit Crew responded to Hurricane Ida in Louisiana by shipping 23 tractor-trailer loads of relief supplies and thousands of Blessing Buckets to help Ida victims. GPC’s Immediate Response Team also deployed to the hardest-hit areas in Louisiana for five weeks, clearing fallen trees, moving debris, tarping roofs, and so much more.Read More
Immediate Response Team Stats
In 2021, our Immediate Response Team, had a very busy year of responses.
Immediate Disaster Response Team Deployments in 2021
Families assisted by GPC's Immediate Response Team in 2021
New Volunteers have joined GPC from responses with our teams
82-year-old Veteran, George
A large tree had fallen on the home of George, an 82-year-old Veteran, who lived in Thibodaux, Louisiana. When God’s Pit Crew’s Volunteer Assessors found him, George was trying to remove this tree by himself with only a hand saw. God’s Pit Crew added this job to the list, and within no time, Hope had arrived!Read More
Three Responses At Once
Waverly, Tennessee Flood Response
At the same time teams were working in Canton, North Carolina doing flood clean-up and muck outs, a second flood, also caused by Tropical Storm Fred, impacted the Waverly, Tennessee area.
Tyler, Texas Flood Response
A third response in the same time frame as the other two storms caused by Tropical Storm Fred, God's Pit Crew also responded to Ty- ler, Texas, that was impacted by flooding.
List of Disaster responses
Charlotte Court House, VA/Winter Storm Shirley/Uri
Houston/Dallas, TX & Louisiana/Winter Storm Uri
Louisa, Ravenna, & Stanton, Kentucky/Flooding
Lake Charles, LA/Flooding
Chatham, VA/Water Crisis
Little Rock, AR/Flooding
New Blessing Bucket Programs
Blessing Buckets distributed in 2021
Communities served with Blessing Bucket distributions in 2021
New Mobile Blessing Bucket Packing Events
Raised through Be The Blessing Sunday at 29 churches
Every other week, GPC serves regional agencies through our regional distribution program. These numbers are based on the in-kind value of the product that is distributed regionally through our distribution center.
Regional Distribution Program
Number of regional distributions
150 chromebooks donated
God's Pit Crew was able to donate 150 brand new Chromebook's to the Danville Church and Community Tutorial Program.
"We are eternally grateful for the gift of the Chromebooks donated by God's Pit Crew! Randy and the Crew have truly shown to be true champions in our region and world! We are able to make sure that all of our children in our program have access to a Chromebook to use for their education." - Kenny Lewis, Executive Director, Danville Church and Community Tutorial Program
Your Support at Work
Major Disaster Responses in 2021
Major Rebuild Projects Completed in 2021
Blessing Buckets Distributed in 2021
Million Dollars of Supplies Distributed Locally