Learn where your gifts are making a difference for your neighbors in the United States. Choose a state in blue to learn about active disaster responses and volunteer opportunities, or view volunteer work team locations listed by state.

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Volunteer Site - Arizona Border Ministry

Help migrants in distress in the Southern Arizona desert.

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Unaccompanied Children and Border Crisis

Responding to the humanitarian crisis of unaccompanied children

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Volunteer Site - Arkansas
Ferncliff Disaster Assistance Center

Help process Gift of the Heart Kits.  Call (866) 732-6121.

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Volunteer Sites - Colorado Flood Response

Help clean up and rebuild following September 2013 flooding.

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Hurricane Matthew Response

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) urges your support for those affected by Hurricane Matthew. The category 4 hurricane has already been blamed for hundreds of deaths and continues on a path of destruction toward the southeastern US coast. Earliest assessments confirm extensive damage in southwestern Haiti and eastern Cuba. PDA was already active in the area, doing long-term recovery work related to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and Superstorm Sandy of 2012. 

 

PDA will immediately begin working alongside established partners to respond to this latest crisis. Immediate response will help provide essential food, water, and supplies for impacted communities and villages ...

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Response to Southern Tornadoes

Response to January 2017 tornadoes

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Hurricane Matthew Response

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) urges your support for those affected by Hurricane Matthew. The category 4 hurricane has already been blamed for hundreds of deaths and continues on a path of destruction toward the southeastern US coast. Earliest assessments confirm extensive damage in southwestern Haiti and eastern Cuba. PDA was already active in the area, doing long-term recovery work related to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and Superstorm Sandy of 2012. 

 

PDA will immediately begin working alongside established partners to respond to this latest crisis. Immediate response will help provide essential food, water, and supplies for impacted communities and villages ...

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Gulf Flooding 2016

Response to August flooding in the Gulf

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Response to public violence

PDA response to July 2016 public violence

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U.S. Flooding (Spring 2016)

Response to recent flooding

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Volunteer Sites - Louisiana

Help 2005 hurricane survivors rebuild and return home

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Volunteer Site - Maryland

Help the ecumenical NAILS ministry with home repairs

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Flint, Michigan water crisis

Response to Flint, Michigan water crisis

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Volunteer site - Detroit Michigan

Help with rebuilding and recovery efforts in Detroit following flooding. Focused primarily on on rebuilding flood damaged homes.

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Response to public violence

PDA response to July 2016 public violence

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Volunteer Site- MS

Help with recovery efforts following flooding

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Response to Southern Tornadoes

Response to January 2017 tornadoes

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Gulf Flooding 2016

Response to August flooding in the Gulf

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U.S. Flooding (Spring 2016)

Response to recent flooding

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Volunteer Site Missouri

Volunteers needed following 2015 floods

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Volunteer Sites - Superstorm Sandy

Volunteer in New Jersey or New York in response to Superstorm Sandy

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Superstorm Sandy

Superstorm Sandy response in New York and New Jersey

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Volunteer Sites - Superstorm Sandy

Volunteer in New Jersey or New York in response to Superstorm Sandy

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Superstorm Sandy

Superstorm Sandy response in New York and New Jersey

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Volunteer Site- NC

Help with recovery efforts following Hurricane Matthew

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Hurricane Matthew Response

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) urges your support for those affected by Hurricane Matthew. The category 4 hurricane has already been blamed for hundreds of deaths and continues on a path of destruction toward the southeastern US coast. Earliest assessments confirm extensive damage in southwestern Haiti and eastern Cuba. PDA was already active in the area, doing long-term recovery work related to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and Superstorm Sandy of 2012. 

 

PDA will immediately begin working alongside established partners to respond to this latest crisis. Immediate response will help provide essential food, water, and supplies for impacted communities and villages ...

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Volunteer Site - North Dakota

Help with Spirit Lake Sioux Reservation/Bdecan Presbyterian Church Projects.

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Volunteer Site - Oklahoma

Help with recovery efforts following tornadoes and flooding

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Response to Gun Violence

Gun violence and school shooting in Roseberg, Oregon

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U.S. Flooding (Fall 2015)

Response to flooding, especially South Carolina and Texas

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Southeast Flooding

Response to severe flooding in South Carolina and the east coast following Hurricane Joaquin

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Volunteer Site - South Carolina

Help with ice storm and flooding response, as well as other projects

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Volunteer Site- TN

Help with recovery efforts following wildfires

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Tennessee Wildfire

Situation

Starting in late November, wildfires roared through eastern Tennessee resulting in 13 fatalities and over 80 injuries, according to a FEMA report on December 4th. A mandatory evacuation was issued for Gatlinburg.

 

PDA Response

 PDA has been in touch with the Presbytery of East Tennessee to coordinate assistance. Two National Response Team members deployed on December 1st to provide emotional and spiritual support and to assess the needs of the areas. We are using our U.S. Wildfires account for this response, you can designate gifts to DR000165. 

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Response to public violence

PDA response to July 2016 public violence

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U.S. Flooding (Spring 2016)

Response to recent flooding

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Volunteer Site- TX

Help with flooding response and refugee ministry

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U.S. Flooding (Fall 2015)

Response to flooding, especially South Carolina and Texas

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Unaccompanied Children and Border Crisis

Responding to the humanitarian crisis of unaccompanied children

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West Virginia Floods

Responding to catastrophic flooding in West Virginia

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Volunteer Site - West Virginia

Help with flood recovery and other projects in West Virginia

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a damaged tree next to the sign for Flint River Presbytery

Response to Southern Tornadoes

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Tennessee Wildfire

Tennessee, US
Coast Guardsmen rescue stranded residents from high water during severe flooding around Baton Rouge, LA on Aug. 14, 2016. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Giles

Gulf Flooding 2016

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Response to public violence

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First responders in Kanawha County after flooding in West Virginia

West Virginia Floods

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Man wades through flood waters with boat full of sand bags

U.S. Flooding (Spring 2016)

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