Hammond, Louisiana
313,587 Meals in 13 Days.
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Operation BBQ Relief
Providing meals to displaced residents and emergency personnel.
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Operation BBQ Relief provides meals to displaced residents and emergency personnel during times of natural and other disasters. Learn more about OBR.


Operation BBQ Relief is possible because of our wonderful volunteers.  Click here to learn more about becoming a volunteer and see how you can make a difference.


Make a one time donation or commit to a monthly recurring donation of any amount of your choosing. Every $20 donated helps to provide 20 meals during a disaster. Make a donation now.

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Upcoming Events

PigAPalooza is a Party with a twist.

Operation BBQ Relief and some of the top whole hog pitmasters from across the United States and Canada will square off in a Whole Hog competition for the party to raise funds to support Disaster Relief during deployments.

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The evening’s celebration includes:

  • Pitmaster Story Telling Session
  • Award-Winning Hog Tasting
  • Sponsored Raffles
  • DJ Music

“Grillin by the Lake” – Two Contests, One Weekend benefiting Operation BBQ Relief – August 5-6

The deadline to reserve cabins and hotel rooms for “Grillin by the Lake” at Runaway 2 Resort in Climax Springs, MO is Wednesday, March 1st. After that it is first come first serve.

This is a Steak Cook off Association (SCA) event being held on August 5th & 6th benefiting Operation BBQ Relief. We are excited that this is the very first two-day, back-to-back SCA contest. Come for the contests, stay for a few days of sun and lake action!

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There are many ways to volunteer for Operation BBQ Relief.

We need volunteers throughout the year in many different areas, including Deployments, Warehouse, Fundraising, Marketing, Management, Clerical, and more.

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  • Deployment Volunteers

    Our largest group of volunteers, Deployment Volunteers are on site when Operation BBQ Relief is responding to an event.

  • Warehouse Volunteers

    Warehouse volunteers help at our warehouse, managing and organizing inventory and supplies.

  • State Leads

    State leads coordinate volunteers within their state for OBR Deployments.

  • Other Ways to Volunteer

    There are other ways to volunteer for OBR, including Fundraising, Marketing, helping at OBR events and more.

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