Crisis Response International, or CRI, is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. They train and deploy volunteers from communities, churches and other independent organizations for the purpose of responding to disasters and compassion initiatives around the world.
Hurricane Ida made landfall as a high-end, Category 4 major storm. Packing wind speeds of 155 mph, record rainfall, and flooding caused levies to top in areas and knock power out to over one million residents and could be months till restored in some areas.
Together with several other organizations, CRI has served nearly 50,000 meals.