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Mercy I on the road to feed people body and soul.  Mercy I was the first mobile kitchen in the Mercy Chefs fleet. It was commissioned in 2007.

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Gary and Ann LeBlanc, Co-Founders of Mercy Chefs, cooking up a feast on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

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The American spirit doesn’t waver in time of disaster.  The people of Moore, Oklahoma lost 7 school aged children to an EF5 tornado.

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Chef prepared meals are served with a smile to the victims, responders and volunteers after the plant explosion in West, Texas.

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Volunteers man the kitchen and serve meals from Mercy I after the devastating tornado hit Moore, Oklahoma.

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Mercy III, the newest mobile kitchen commissioned in 2013, has the capacity to serve up to 15,000 meals a day.

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The Weather Channel reporting the recovery efforts in Moore, Oklahoma from the Mercy Chefs distribution site at Southgate Baptist Church.

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Chef Gary Leblanc trains the Haitian staff in Chambrun, Haiti safe kitchen practices and meal preparation standards.

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Mercy Chefs volunteers preparing and plating food for the 200 families that lost their homes in the plant explosion in West, Texas.

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Chef Gary LeBlanc and the Pastors of local churches on the Lower East Side of Manhattan celebrate the recovery of those effected by Super Storm Sandy.

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Mercy III maneuvers through the streets of New York City on it’s maiden voyage to celebrate recovery from Super Storm Sandy.

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About Mercy Chefs

Mercy Chefs is a non-profit, faith based, charitable organization committed to serving high quality professionally prepared meals, during local, state and national disasters and emergencies.

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Feeding Body and & Soul

We are dedicated to exemplifying Christ’s compassion and mercy to any and all that need assistance and relief in times of disaster and devastation. We currently have bases of operation in Virginia, Texas and Alabama.

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Volunteer

We have been so blessed to have so many people volunteer with Mercy Chefs. We don’t always know who is going to show up when we pull in to town, but we always have people who want to help.

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Day 16 of 17 Days of Christmas

We are nearing the end of our 17 Days of Christmas program. Feeding the homeless and partnering with Churches and organizations that are called to serve the impoverished has made our Christmas the best yet. God has been with us each step of the way…and showing us that he is deep into the details of blessing people.

Fresh Drinking Water for Persecuted Iraqis

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We are finalizing a plan that will allow Mercy Chefs to team up with relief volunteers who are working in Iraq to provide critically needed fresh drinking water to thousands of persecuted believers in that country, and I need your help. […]

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  • GARY LEBLANC, MERCY CHEFS PRESIDENT & FOUNDER “EVEN IN A YEAR WITH NO HURRICANES AND NO MAJOR TORNADOES-MERCY CHEFS FOUND THEMSELVES INCREDIBLY BUSY. IT KIND’VE ALL STARTED WITH A BANG WITH THE TYPHOON IN THE PHILLIPINES LAST YEAR. MERCY CHEFS BEING CALLED TO DELIVER WATER PURIFICATION UNITS-TO THE EASTERN MOST PART OF SAMAR. IT WAS THE ISLAND THAT TOOK THE BRUNT OF THAT TYPHOON. IT WAS GROUND ZERO AND WERE ABLE TO GET IN WATER PURIFIERS AND EVEN TODAY WE’RE STILL ABLE TO BRING IN WATER FOR 20-THOUSAND PEOPLE IN THE MOST REMOTE AREAS OF THE PHILIPPINES.” GO TO http://MERCYCHEFS.COM FOR INFO “IN APRIL, WE HAD SOME SMALLER TORNADOES IN VILONIA, ARKANSAS AND LOUISVILLE, MISSISSIPPI-WE WERE ABLE TO GO IN AND MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE IN THOSE SMALL COMMUNITIES.” MASON JOY, SENIOR PASTOR, EAST LOUISVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH- LOUISVILLE, “MERCY CHEFS ROLLS IN, THEY ASK WHERE THEY CAN PARK AND YOU GET OUT OF THE WAY…AND THEN SERVANTS OF CHRIST POUR OUT OF THIS CAMPER, THIS TRAILER AND THEY IMMEDIATELY START GETTING TO WORK AND THEN THE NEXT THING THEY’RE ASKING, “WHERE CAN WE TAKE THESE MEALS AND THEN PEOPLE START FILING INTO THE PARKING LOT TO RECEIVE FOOD AND THEN YOU’RE ABLE TO SEND CHURCH MEMBERS OUT TO MINISTER TO THE COMMUNITY AND HAND FOOD AND WATER AND THINGS-IT’S JUST ONE OF THE MOST AMAZING THINGS GOD HAS EVER LET ME BE A WITNESS TO…IT’S JUST AMAZING!” DENNIS TAYLOR, EF-4 TORNADO SURVIVOR-LOUISVILLE, “MERCYCHEFS BEND OVER BACKWARDS TO HELP PEOPLE IN NEED LIKE ALL THESE PEOPLE WHO’VE BEEN AFFECTED BY THE STORM. AND IT SAYS A LOT TO THEM TO SACRIFICE WHAT THEY DO. THEY’RE THE HEROES BECAUSE THEY HELP THE ONES WHO CAN’T HELP THEMSELVES. THEY’RE A BLESSING, THEY’RE TRULY A BLESSING!” GARY LEBLANC: “THIS SUMMER WE TRIED ANOTHER NEW THING FOR MERCY CHEFS-WE ENGAGED IN A SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM FOR TIDAL 1 STUDENTS IN DOWNTOWN NORFOLK, VA. “FOR SOME OF THESE STUDENTS THEY ONLY GET ONE MEAL A DAY AND IT’S THEIR LUNCH AT SCHOOL AND TO GO A WHOLE SUMMER WITHOUT THAT BEING PROVIDED, IS JUST A REAL CHALLENGE TO THEM. WE THINK WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE. GARY LEBLANC: “IRAQ WAS ONE OF THE OTHER OPPORTUNITIES WE FOUND OURSELVES WITH THIS YEAR. WE GOT A CALL FROM RELIEF GROUPS AND MINISTRIES WHO WERE WORKING IN IRAQ AND JORDAN PROVIDING SUPPORT, RELIEF AND EXIT COMFORT TO THE CHRISTIAN FLEEING THE WAR IN IRAQ AND ISIS. THEY SAW OUR MODEL IN THE PHILIPPINES WITH THE WATER PURIFIERS AND ASKED IF WE WOULD HELP. WE WERE MORE THAN GLAD TO STEP IN AND PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL WATER PURIFICATION UNITS FOR THESE PEOPLE IN IRAQ AND JORDAN. GARY LABLANC: “MERCYCHEFS WAS ABLE TO GO BACK TO LOUISVILLE, MISSISSIPPI AND WE FED A CONSTRUCTION CREW THAT WAS BUILDING 2 HOMES IN ONE WEEK. IT’S SO IMPORTANT FOR US TO GO BACK INTO THE COMMUNITIES AND DO WHAT WE DO – WE JUST FEED PEOPLE AND WE WERE ABLE TO FEED THOSE CONSTRUCTION CREWS AND PUT MORE MONEY INTO THE HOME PROJECTS.” HERE’S THE THING, MERCY CHEFS CAN’T GO UNLESS SOMEBODY SENDS US AND IT’S YOU THE PARTNERS WHO SEND US TO GO FEED PEOPLE I THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND FOR MAKING IT POSSIBLE FOR US TO DO WHAT WE DO AND FOR US TO MINISTER INTO THE LIVES OF SO MANY PEOPLE. BUT IT’S ONLY YOU THAT MAKES THIS HAPPEN. THANK YOU AGAIN, WE LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH YOU AS WE MOVE INTO THE NEW YEAR.” YOU TOO, CAN HELP MINISTER INTO THE LIVES OF SO MANY PEOPLE BY PARTNERING WITH MERCY CHEFS – TODAY! SIMPLY, GO TO MERCY CHEFS.COM AND CLICK ON THE RED “DONATE” TAB. YOUR FINANCIAL SUPPORT HELPS MERCY CHEFS FULFILL THEIR CALL, “TO JUST GO FEED PEOPLE.” TOGETHER, WE CAN CONTINUE TO FEED BODY AND SOUL…ONE HOT MEAL AT A TIME.” THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT! WE PRAY YOU HAVE A BLESSED NEW YEAR!

    http://MERCYCHEFS.COM FOR INFO “IN APRIL, WE HAD SOME SMALLER TORNADOES IN VILONIA, ARKANSAS AND LOUISVILLE, MISSISSIPPI-WE WERE ABLE TO GO IN AND MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE IN THOSE SMALL COMMUNITIES.” MASON JOY, SENIOR PASTOR, EAST LOUISVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH- LOUISVILLE, “MERCY CHEFS ROLLS IN, THEY ASK WHERE THEY CAN PARK AND YOU GET OUT OF THE WAY…AND THEN SERVANTS OF CHRIST POUR OUT OF THIS CAMPER, THIS TRAILER AND THEY IMMEDIATELY START GETTING TO WORK AND THEN THE NEXT THING THEY’RE ASKING, “WHERE CAN WE TAKE THESE MEALS AND THEN PEOPLE START FILING INTO THE PARKING LOT TO RECEIVE FOOD AND THEN YOU’RE ABLE TO SEND CHURCH MEMBERS OUT TO MINISTER TO THE COMMUNITY AND HAND FOOD AND WATER AND THINGS-IT’S JUST ONE OF THE MOST AMAZING THINGS GOD HAS EVER LET ME BE A WITNESS TO…IT’S JUST AMAZING!” DENNIS TAYLOR, EF-4 TORNADO SURVIVOR-LOUISVILLE, “MERCYCHEFS BEND OVER BACKWARDS TO HELP PEOPLE IN NEED LIKE ALL THESE PEOPLE WHO’VE BEEN AFFECTED BY THE STORM. AND IT SAYS A LOT TO THEM TO SACRIFICE WHAT THEY DO. THEY’RE THE HEROES BECAUSE THEY HELP THE ONES WHO CAN’T HELP THEMSELVES. THEY’RE A BLESSING, THEY’RE TRULY A BLESSING!” GARY LEBLANC: “THIS SUMMER WE TRIED ANOTHER NEW THING FOR MERCY CHEFS-WE ENGAGED IN A SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM FOR TIDAL 1 STUDENTS IN DOWNTOWN NORFOLK, VA. “FOR SOME OF THESE STUDENTS THEY ONLY GET ONE MEAL A DAY AND IT’S THEIR LUNCH AT SCHOOL AND TO GO A WHOLE SUMMER WITHOUT THAT BEING PROVIDED, IS JUST A REAL CHALLENGE TO THEM. WE THINK WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE. GARY LEBLANC: “IRAQ WAS ONE OF THE OTHER OPPORTUNITIES WE FOUND OURSELVES WITH THIS YEAR. WE GOT A CALL FROM RELIEF GROUPS AND MINISTRIES WHO WERE WORKING IN IRAQ AND JORDAN PROVIDING SUPPORT, RELIEF AND EXIT COMFORT TO THE CHRISTIAN FLEEING THE WAR IN IRAQ AND ISIS. THEY SAW OUR MODEL IN THE PHILIPPINES WITH THE WATER PURIFIERS AND ASKED IF WE WOULD HELP. WE WERE MORE THAN GLAD TO STEP IN AND PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL WATER PURIFICATION UNITS FOR THESE PEOPLE IN IRAQ AND JORDAN. GARY LABLANC: “MERCYCHEFS WAS ABLE TO GO BACK TO LOUISVILLE, MISSISSIPPI AND WE FED A CONSTRUCTION CREW THAT WAS BUILDING 2 HOMES IN ONE WEEK. IT’S SO IMPORTANT FOR US TO GO BACK INTO THE COMMUNITIES AND DO WHAT WE DO – WE JUST FEED PEOPLE AND WE WERE ABLE TO FEED THOSE CONSTRUCTION CREWS AND PUT MORE MONEY INTO THE HOME PROJECTS.” HERE’S THE THING, MERCY CHEFS CAN’T GO UNLESS SOMEBODY SENDS US AND IT’S YOU THE PARTNERS WHO SEND US TO GO FEED PEOPLE I THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND FOR MAKING IT POSSIBLE FOR US TO DO WHAT WE DO AND FOR US TO MINISTER INTO THE LIVES OF SO MANY PEOPLE. BUT IT’S ONLY YOU THAT MAKES THIS HAPPEN. THANK YOU AGAIN, WE LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH YOU AS WE MOVE INTO THE NEW YEAR.” YOU TOO, CAN HELP MINISTER INTO THE LIVES OF SO MANY PEOPLE BY PARTNERING WITH MERCY CHEFS – TODAY! SIMPLY, GO TO MERCY CHEFS.COM AND CLICK ON THE RED “DONATE” TAB. YOUR FINANCIAL SUPPORT HELPS MERCY CHEFS FULFILL THEIR CALL, “TO JUST GO FEED PEOPLE.” TOGETHER, WE CAN CONTINUE TO FEED BODY AND SOUL…ONE HOT MEAL AT A TIME.” THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT! WE PRAY YOU HAVE A BLESSED NEW YEAR!">