What is C.U.RE.?

C.U.RE. (Compassionate Utilization of REsources) is a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation formed in 1996 for charitable purposes. tornado image Response to needs created by the April 1996 tornado in the Fort Smith, Arkansas, area resulted in the formation of C.U.RE. for continuing regional crisis or disaster relief, support of medical missions and other activities providing for those in need. C.U.RE. was formed to tangibly exhibit the Spirit and love of Jesus Christ, as protrayed in the New Testament, to our neighbors in need.

C.U.RE. accepts financial and material contributions or donations useful for its support and relief efforts from individuals, businesses and organizations. It relies upon the volunteer efforts and services of individual Christians for the considerable hours required to pick up, load/unload, sort, pack, warehouse, administer, coordinate, deliver, distribute, etc., these materials.


Who Is My Neighbor?

When the young lawyer (Luke 10) asked Jesus, "Who is my neighbor?" Jesus responded with the parable of the Good Samaritan. He then asked the young man, "Who was neighbor to the injured man?" He replied, "The one who showed him mercy." Jesus then said to him (and to us), "Go and do likewise." This commandment is what C.U.RE. is all about.