Be part of Thrivent's disaster response

Together, we can provide immediate relief and long-term support after natural disasters

Urgent Cause
Midwest Flooding and Southern Tornadoes
Matching Opportunity

Let’s join together to make a $750,000 impact for those in need. For every $2 you donate to select organizations using our online giving platform, Thrivent will add $1.*

of our goal

510 Participants



Updated as of 4/18/2019
* Thrivent will pay up to $250,000 towards the 2019 Midwest Flooding and Southern Tornadoes disaster response. The opportunity will end when the $250,000 match is met or June 1, 2019, whichever comes first.

Response Organizations

All organizations listed are helping with the flooding and tornado recovery efforts, except as noted.

  • Convoy of Hope More Information

    Close Convoy of Hope is a faith-based organization bringing help and hope to those who are impoverished, hungry and hurting. The organization's disaster response work provides immediate and long-term relief after natural disasters.


  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) More Information

    Close Lutheran Disaster Response brings hope, healing and renewal in the U.S and globally. In the months and years following a disaster, the organization provides ongoing assistance to the most vulnerable as they rebuild lives and livelihoods.


  • Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) More Information

    Close LCMS Disaster Response is devoted to “helping the hurting amid disaster.” LCMS Early Response Teams train and equip volunteers. Their long-term recovery efforts focus on delivering food, shelter and the love of Christ.


  • Orphan Grain Train (Flooding only) More Information

    Close Orphan Grain Train is a Christian volunteer network providing disaster relief throughout the U.S. and around the world. Working with communities affected by natural disasters, the organization provides financial aid and help long after the initial devastation.


  • Samaritan's Purse More Information

    Close Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization that helps victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease and famine throughout the world. It provides food, water, shelter, medicine and other assistance in the name of Christ.


  • Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) (Flooding only) More Information

    Close WELS Christian Aid and Relief enables synod members to offer assistance and relief to people around the world affected by disasters and support humanitarian aid projects.


Disaster Response

When tragedy strikes, many of us ask: "What can I do?" From charitable giving through hands-on support and personal donations to national grants, we're here to help when regional or national disasters happen.

3 ways you can help

Donate to the cause

Personal Donations

Personal donations can be made through InFaith Community Foundation to help those impacted by natural disasters.

Thrivent choice dollars

Direct Choice Dollars

Eligible Thrivent members can direct Choice Dollars® to help provide disaster victims with support as they begin to recover.

Thrivent action teams

Local support

Thrivent Action Teams bring people in local communities together to raise funds for regional or national disasters.

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