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Fed non-profit Corporation 501c(3) 


Mission Statement:

We are a thankful group of people who understand that BBQ comforts the soul. We engage into our community by bringing BBQ, and the Love it embraces, in times of:

Disaster Relief, appreciation events, relationship building and fund raising needs.

We are an organized team of people, equipment, coordination and expertise to accomplish what we set out to make happen.


Our Values:

We value servant hearts, teamwork, open communication, transparency, honesty, compassion, friendship, hard work and respect for others, as well as all of the resources with which we are entrusted. Decisions and actions of United by BBQ will always be made, and carried out, with these values in mind. We want our community to be able to state, without reservation, that United by BBQ upheld these values while making a positive impact in the lives of those we serve.

  • Since Sept – 2020 – Served over 697,000 people through over 93 events and in partnership with Our Daily Bread Food Bank weekly feeding program… Adding in the work we do with Operation BBQ Relief and we have served just over 1,176,000 people

  • Ponchatoula Volunteer group of the year 2020

  • Disaster deployment targets:

    • First Responders – Police, Fire, Paramedics, 911 Call Centers, National Guard - Power restoration Line crews

    • Surrounding Community

  • Deployment Model

    • Cooking HQ – Our Daily Bread – Hammond

    • Deployment Teams- trailer(s) – packed with 2,000 -3,000 meals, tables, tents, paper goods for dispatch to impacted area.  Teams set up, serve, and return trailer same day, we re-stock and re-deploy

  • Service Area: Beaumont, TX – to Pensacola, FL – to Jackson, MS

  • Funding: Corporate Sponsorships are the priority

    • Extremely Valuable branding image alongside United by BBQ in emotion packed situations.. Teaming with us is a Powerful Marketing Strategy

    • 501 c(3) non-profit organization – tax deductible


15 The eyes of all look to you in hope; you give them their food as they need it. [Psa 145:15 NLT]

YOU can make a Huge impact on our world–We invite you to be a part of something that God is proud of!

Board of Directors:

We are blessed with our leadership team.  This group is rich with experience and talent to lead our organization and establish priorities that fulfill our mission.  Each name is linked to their Facebook page for you to learn more about them: Amazing people with Servant Hearts!

Paul Spalitta S&W Foods

Scott Jones

Melissa Milton Dufreche

Brad Varnado

Eddie Exposito

Patrick Sims - Acadian Ambulance

Executive Director: Jeff Petkevicius (Give it to God)

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