New Homes For Tornado Survivors in Moore, Oklahoma

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Families to Receive New Homes From Convoy of Hope and Partners

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Two Oklahoma families, homeless since last year’s devastating tornado in Moore, Okla., will receive the keys to their new homes from international relief organization Convoy of Hope and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City.

WHAT: Official ribbon cutting ceremony and media opportunity as tornado survivors receive keys to their new homes.


Tuesday, July 29 at 1:00 pm — The Baker Family
Wednesday, July 30 at 10:00 am — The Tinnin Family

*The Baker Family home will be open for media tours from 12:00-12:45 pm on Tuesday. Watch their story here:


The Baker Family
1313 Ridgeway Drive
Moore, OK 73160

The Tinnin Family
1017 SW 13th St.
Moore, OK 73160

WHO: The Moore, Okla. community including tornado survivors, local businesses, organizations and government officials. Convoy of Hope, Kingdom Home Builders and representatives from ODRP will also be in attendance.


  • Interview the new homeowners who will receive the keys to their new homes.
  • Interview Convoy of Hope’s National Spokesperson, Jeff Nene, who will provide insight into the rebuilding efforts and progress made with families displaced by the tornado.
  • Interview General Contractor, Mark Rummel of Kingdom Home Builders.
  • Hi-res photos and b-roll will be available. To receive a copy, contact Molly Erickson at merickson(at)convoyofhope(dot)org.

Convoy of Hope was one of the first relief organizations in Moore after the tornado struck. Since then, 45 repair and replacement projects have been completed in Moore in the year since the storm and more home builds are planned in the coming months.

About Convoy of Hope

Convoy of Hope, a faith ­based organization founded in 1994, has a driving passion to feed the world. With a long history as an early responder in times of natural disasters, Convoy of Hope has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for 11 consecutive years. In the last 20 years, Convoy of Hope has served more than 65 million people. For more information please visit

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