Hurricane Ian made landfall west of Fort Myers, Florida on Wednesday, September 28 as a Category 4 storm. It caused damage to several EFCA churches and communities across the state.

ReachGlobal Crisis Response mobilized in partnership with three EFCA churches along the southwestern coast of Florida. Staff and volunteers are helping local churches reach out to communities who need help and hope, after storm surge, wind damage and heavy rainfall impacted the state.


  • Pray for wisdom and discernment at Crisis Response partners with Fort Myers Evangelical Free Church, Compass Church and Grace Community Church in the areas affected by Hurricane Ian
  • Pray that God would provide the staff, teams, housing and resources for this response
  • Pray for God to open doors for gospel ministry as a result of the storm


ReachGlobal Crisis Response is hosting short-term teams in partnership with Fort Myers Evangelical Free Church. Volunteers will help form relationships by serving in communities from Naples to Englewood. Email for more information or to schedule a team.

Are you interested in sending a short-term team to Cuba? Email for more information.

Could you serve for 1-6 months? We need additional staff to help with working in homes and churches, with hosting teams, administration and trauma care conversations. Email


Crisis Response needs funding to support the on-going responses in Florida and Cuba. Your gifts will help sustain a ministry presence to come alongside churches and homeowners as they recover.

You can also mail a check with "Hurricane Ian Response 3969-FL" in the memo line to:

901 E 78th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55420

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