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Freewinds and Scientology Volunteer Ministers Respond to Volcanic Eruption in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

With some 10{46dd52bca0123ad67b2d1222819e83fd0a56e45ca5068239f05f0c514f1e20f9} of the populace of St. Vincent missing basic requirements in the wake of the La Soufrière volcanic eruption, the Freewinds organized for emergency supplies and a workforce of expert Scientology Volunteer Ministers to deliver relief.

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up-to-date: May 17, 2021 08:10 PDT

When La Soufrière erupted, forcing the evacuation of 16,000, the Freewinds, the Church of Scientology spiritual retreat and humanitarian ship in the Caribbean, responded with support. The ship despatched a 40-foot container to Kingston containing far more than 13,000 lbs of water storage tanks, respirators, blankets, tools and cleanliness kits to support provide for the primary wants of those displaced from their residences. St. Vincent and the Grenadines Health care Association and the SVG Bar Association arranged for the provides to be delivered to shelters. 

President of the SVG Bar Affiliation, Rene Edwards, thanked the Freewinds for coming to the island’s help in its time of want and arranging for veteran Scientology Volunteer Ministers to fly to the island to guide in the cleanup and provide relief.

“Their donations will go a extensive way in direction of helping many displaced individuals,” reported Edwards.

“The Caribbean is our home,” Freewinds Port Captain Ken Weber responded, and he confident Edwards that any time catastrophe strikes in the location, the Freewinds will constantly be there to support.

A spiritual retreat for Scientologists, the Freewinds has acquired the name as the Scientology humanitarian ship for the reason that the ship’s crew and visiting Scientologists have contributed tens of 1000’s of volunteer hours to Church-supported humanitarian missions implemented by the Freewinds wherever it sails.

A person these mission was the ship’s reaction to the pandemic in Aruba, in which the Freewinds was docked when the island closed its borders in March 2020. Volunteer Ministers from the ship handed out 97,000 educational booklets to help community residents recognize how to keep themselves and their family members safe and sound and effectively. They sanitized destinations of worship and teamed up with the fireplace division to cleanse and disinfect authorities offices and just about every community school on the island.

This outreach is featured in a video clip in the new interactive timeline on the Scientology web page: 20/21—A Glance Again & A Look In advance: The Caribbean

For extra data, pay a visit to the Freewinds website or watch Inside of Scientology: The Freewinds on the Scientology Community.

Source: Church of Scientology Intercontinental