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Houston, Texas (Winter Storm) / 37,000 Meals Over 9 Days

Operation BBQ Relief provided 37,000 hot BBQ meals in response to Winter Storm Uri in Houston. The historic winter storm broke pipes and left hundred of thousands of residents without power and water access. Meals were delivered to seniors and individuals with disabilities. Operation BBQ Relief celebrated the 9 millionth meal with Mayor Sylvester Turner […]

Lake Charles, Louisiana (Hurricane) / 32,795 Meals Over 7 Days

Hurricane Delta made landfall on Friday, October 9, with top winds of 100 mph. Hurricane Delta moved over Lake Charles, where Hurricane Laura damaged nearly every home and building in late August. While Delta was a weaker storm than Category 4 Laura, it brought significantly more flooding. The recovery from the double impact will be […]

Lake Charles, Louisiana (Hurricane) / 379,591 Meals Over 21 Days

Hurricane Laura was a deadly and damaging Category 4 hurricane, that tied the 1856 Last Island hurricane as the strongest hurricane on record to make landfall in Louisiana. Early on August 27, Laura made landfall near peak intensity. This was the tenth-strongest U.S. hurricane landfall by windspeed on record. The storm caused the deaths of at […]