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 during a drive-thru pick up distribution in Houston.

Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina (Tornado) / 1,650 Meals Over 4 Days

Operation BBQ Relief shared the healing power of BBQ in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina following a devastating tornado that left several homes destroyed and caused power lines to be down.

Kansas City, Kansas (ORR) / 7,452 Meals Over 50 Days

Through the Operation Restaurant Relief program, we teamed up with Wilma’s Good Food to provide meals to veterans experiencing homelessness at Hope Faith in Kansas City. Veterans are served meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Nashville, Tennessee (Explosion) / 310 Meals Over 5 Days

Through the Operation Restaurant Relief program, we teamed up with Peg Leg Porker to provide BBQ meals to first responders and volunteers cleaning up the blast zone in Nashville following the explosion in downtown Nashville on December 25, 2020.

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 long for the community.

Ashland, Oregon (Wildfire) / 4,990 Meals Over 11 Days

Operation BBQ Relief provided meals from local restaurants for evacuees affected by the Oregon wildfires.  The meals provide hope and comfort for many families that have lost everything.

Orange Beach, Alabama (Hurricane) / 63,655 Meals Over 7 Days

On September 16, Hurricane Sally made landfall in Alabama. There was widespread wind damage, storm surge flooding, and over 20 inches of rainfall.

Cantonment, Florida (Hurricane) / 500 Meals Over 1 Day

Hurricane Sally was a very destructive Atlantic hurricane. Heavy rainfall and storm surge flooding caused major damage.

Beaumont, Texas / 7,836 Meals Over 6 Days

Operation BBQ Relief served those who served us in Beaumont, TX following Hurricane Laura.  Our team cooked delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner for members of the  U.S. Army and EMS.

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 least 42 people in the U.S. and inflicted an estimated $10 billion in damages.