ALERT! ALERT! ALERT! House Bill 592 introduced to make churches eligible for Stafford Disaster Relief Funds

By Randy G. Vaughn, Director of Disaster Management |  February 12, 2013

Dear National Baptist Family,

Congressman Chris Smith of New Jersey introduced HR 592, which would amend the Robert T. Stafford Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that houses of worship are eligible for certain disaster relief and emergency assistance on terms equal to other private nonprofit facilities. Co-Sponsors are Congressmen Peter King Grace Meng of New York.  You can help ensure this bill’s passage by contacting your Congressman and urging his/her support.   

HURRY!  Voting may take place as early as 2/15/2013!

Click here to download this message, a sample advocacy letter and the actual text of HR 592.