On August 21, 2012, Category 1 Hurricane Isaac made landfall in Louisiana. Through September 3, the hurricane caused $611.8615 million in damages and five total deaths across three states. Operation BBQ Relief volunteers from neighboring states set up in Louisiana and Mississippi. They teamed up with Operation Blessing International to serve hot BBQ meals to those impacted by the storm.
The Shed BBQ and Blues Joint, CitiIMPACT Ministries (IMPACT Ministries), Operation Blessing International, Illinois BBQ Alliance, Head Country, 17th Street Bar & Grill