Susan Roeder

Susan Roeder is a member of the MAP International Board of Directors.

Recent Posts by Susan Roeder:

A Greater Portion of Grace - Harvey Relief Update


Since the flooding began, our team from Grace Church of Humble, Texas has been working 12-14 hour days coordinating up to 3,000 meals a day for people in the hardest hit communities. Our local church even served as a shelter for four days.

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When Disaster Hits Home

As a MAP board member, I’ve had the privilege of seeing how MAP responds to disasters.On a visit to Haiti in August I saw how MAP helped respond to the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew a year ago and how MAP’s partners on the ground were helping those affected rebuild their lives.

Just two weeks after returning from Haiti to my home in Houston, I found myself in the middle of another disaster zone caused by Hurricane Harvey. While my own home was spared, many in my community were devastated. As members of my church began to respond to the needs around us I realized some of the lessons of dealing with disasters.

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