Flood Aid 2019

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Saturday, September 21, 2019

On September 21, 2019, area citizens are invited to gather at the old cotton gin in Satartia for Flood Aid 2019. This year our community experienced what is now known as the Forgotten Backwater Flood. The impact of this flood has been immense and recovery efforts are underway.

The purpose of this event is to raise funds for those affected by the flood, raise awareness of the flood’s impact and raise spirits by expressing our love for our neighbors and our faith in God.

The Yazoo Long-Term Recovery Committee is sponsoring the event and it will be from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Key features include a live & silent auction, wildlife & ag vendor booths, food booths, live music, a mass choir and citizen testimonials.

Event Agenda

Join us at the Old Cotton Gin in Satartia for Flood Aid 2019. This event will feature auctions, mass choir, food booths, children's activities, live music, citizen testimonials, vendor booths (open all day), onsite gifts and more.

Time Event
10:00 AM Welcome & Awareness
10:30 AM Inspirational Mass Choir
Lunch Food Booths
1:00 PM Live Auction
2:00 PM Live Music (2-5 PM)
4:15 PM Closing Ceremony & Gift Tally
5:00 PM Event Conclusion

Rebuilding Yazoo

How can you support Flood Aid 2019?

100% of event proceeds will be used to assist with unmet needs of Yazoo County residents as they restore and rebuild their primary residences impacted by the Forgotten Backwater Flood of 2019.

There are multiple ways to support Flood Aid 2019! Attend the event, drop your gift off at the Bank of Yazoo City or mail your check to Yazoo Ministerial Association at Post Office Box 145, Yazoo City, MS 39194. All checks and contributions should be made payable be to the Yazoo Ministerial Association, a 501(c)(3) organization. The words “Flood Aid” should be written on the check memo line.

Thank you for your support as we work together to restore our community.

Event Sponsor

Yazoo Long-Term Recovery Committee

This event is sponsored by the Yazoo Long-Term Recovery Committee. The goal of this committee is to assist with unmet needs of Yazoo county residents as they restore and rebuild their primary residences. The committee is chaired by Van Ray.

Inspirational Mass Choir

10:30 AM

The choirs from churches throughout Yazoo county will come together for an Inspirational Mass Choir starting at 10:30 am. Below are links to the words for all songs that will be performed.

We Believe
How Great Thou Art
His Eye Is On The Sparrow
Old Church Choir
Oh What A Friend
Let It Rise