Why we do what we do

We are often asked why we do what we do.  Volunteers give of their time and their hearts without any expectation of anything in return. They often work long hours, perform physical labor after a long day at the office, and give when it feels like they have nothing left. Why do businesses give so […]

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The fallacy of clothing donations

We’ve all read the stories. Disaster relief agencies tell you they don’t need clothing donations. They politely thank well meaning donors, and ask them politely not to donate any more clothing, telling them they don’t need it and already have too much. While that is true, it is not the full story. It is a […]

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What is Phase 2 Disaster Relief?

Disaster relief is a powerful way for citizens who have something to offer to help those who do not. At its very basic level it is a vehicle for transferring money and goods from people who can afford it to those who cannot. And it takes place, usually, during and after some sort of either […]

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