Disaster Impact Stories Archives - Good360

MET PLUS Detroit, MI Website: http://metplus.org Lives Impacted: 8 MET Plus is a non-profit organization that works to empower the greater Michigan community with a multifaceted approach of innovative workforce development, philanthropy, community advocacy, health, and human services. They strive to improve the lives of job seekers with workforce education, entrepreneurial...

Role Models of America Spring, TX Website: http://www.rolemodelsofamerica.org/  Lives Impacted: 50+ The Role Models of America Resource Warehouse provides resources for nonprofits to supply their organization’s facilities and clients with a wide range of goods. This organization works hard to offer household appliances and other housewares to families in need within...

Oaks Village Monroe, MI Website: https://www.oaksvillage.net/ Donor: Beacon Building Products and 3R Technology Oaks Village is a Good360 nonprofit member whose mission is “to bring hope and restoration to individuals and families in the Monroe, Michigan community and beyond. We minister to the needs of all people regardless of their age, race, gender, or...

NeedServ Lake Charles, LA Website: https://thejesusalliance.org/needserv/ Donor: Hollander Hurricane Laura struck the Southeast in August 2020, adding to the damages brought about by Hurricane Dorian a year prior. The category 4 storm was tied for the strongest hurricane to hit the ground in Louisiana based on its maximum sustained winds....

The Least of These Inc. Ponchatoula, LA Website:  https://www.facebook.com/TheLeastofTheseInc/ Donor: AFTCO American Fishing Tackle Co. Hurricane Zeta swept through Louisiana in late October of 2020. The named tropical cyclone was a category two hurricane with winds reaching up to 110 mph. Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama were hit with Hurricane Delta just three weeks prior to Zeta.  Cleanup...

Walks on the Day Foundation Yankton Sioux Reservation, SD Website: https://walksontheday.com/ Donor: Tempur Sealy International The coronavirus has swept across the globe, affecting over 100 million individuals. The deadly virus has torn apart families, significantly decreased employment rates, and left so many people with nothing. In the White Swan Community on Yankton...

HavServe Website: https://havserve.org/ The COVID-19 Pandemic has affected over 100 million people and their families worldwide. For many, the coronavirus has only added to daily struggles resulting from catastrophic events. At Good360, we are dedicated to responding to these disasters, and we are thankful for our partnerships with HavServe, a 501c3 nonprofit organization and volunteer service network.  HavServe originated following Haiti’s...

Greater St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church Lake Charles, LA Lives Impacted: 500 Lake Charles has been at the center of two hurricanes this year — Laura, one of the most powerful storms to hit Louisiana, followed by Delta only six weeks later. Eager to provide immediate assistance, numerous organizations hosted...

Houston Habitat for Humanity Houston, TX houstonhabitat.org Donor: Ferguson Hurricane Harvey was a Category 4 storm that hit Texas on August 25, 2017. The storm damaged or destroyed over 200,000 homes, affecting more than 13 million people, and causing over $125 billion in damage. The intensity of the storm resulted in...

United Movement Organized Kindness Las Vegas, NV https://www.umokindness.org/ Lives Impacted: 25+ Las Vegas has been hit hard by COVID-19 from a medical and economic standpoint. According to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, tourism generates around $58 billion annually for Southern Nevada while supplying nearly 370,000 jobs. That...