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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Northwest Fires

Responding to the Northwest Wildfires

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Volunteer Sites - Colorado Flood Response

Help clean up and rebuild following September 2013 flooding.

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Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Responding to Hurricanes Irma and Maria

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Hurricane Matthew Response

Responding to Hurricane Matthew

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Volunteer Site Georgia

Volunteers needed following 2016 flooding

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Response to Southern Tornadoes

Response to January 2017 tornadoes

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Hurricane Matthew Response

Responding to Hurricane Matthew

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Hurricane Harvey

Responding to Hurricane Harvey

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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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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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Northwest Fires

Responding to the Northwest Wildfires

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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

Responding to Hurricane Matthew

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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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Northwest Fires

Responding to the Northwest Wildfires

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Response to Gun Violence

Gun violence and school shooting in Roseberg, Oregon

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Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Responding to Hurricanes Irma and Maria

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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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Hurricane Harvey

Responding to Hurricane Harvey

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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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Northwest Fires

Responding to the Northwest Wildfires

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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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Northwest Fires

United States

Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Caribbean and the U.S.

Hurricane Harvey

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a damaged tree next to the sign for Flint River Presbytery

Response to Southern Tornadoes

United States

Tennessee Wildfire

Tennessee, US
A girl walks on a street damaged in hurricane Matthew, in Jeremie, in western Haiti, on October 7, 2016. The full scale of the devastation in hurricane-hit rural Haiti became clear as the death toll surged over 400, three days after Hurricane Matthew leveled huge swaths of the country's south.

Hurricane Matthew Response

Haiti, Cuba, Dominican Republic, United States

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