Resilient Response Archives - Good360

When we think about what happens in a disaster, it’s not hard to picture the massive devastation brought on by a hurricane, tornado or wildfire. We’ve all seen the images on television. But disasters don’t just cause physical damage. They inevitably lead to a second set of issues — the emotional...

Jones County Baptist Association Laurel, MS Lives Impacted: 100+ On Easter Sunday 2020 deadly tornados hit multiple counties in Mississippi. Trees, homes, and other structures in the natural disaster's path were heavily damaged, destroyed, or completely flattened. The two strongest tornadoes were in southeast Mississippi, including the one that killed...

Robeson County Disaster Recovery Coalition, Inc. Robeson, NC Donor: Remington Lighting Lives Impacted: 82 Hurricane Florence was a powerful and slow-moving Cape Verde hurricane that caused catastrophic damage in the Carolinas in September 2018, dropping a total of 35.93 inches of rain, and becoming the wettest tropical cyclone recorded in...

  The Good360 Disaster Recovery Council (GDRC) launched in the fall of 2017, during what would become one of the most active Atlantic hurricane seasons on record. The timing proved prescient. In the aftermath of the historic devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, many companies and nonprofit organizations felt the...

Healing Soldiers of War Dillon, SC https://www.healingsoldiers.org Donor: Beacon Building Products Larry Williams, a veteran, founded Healing Soldiers of War, to promote and encourage health and healing to all soldiers of war and their families. The nonprofit seeks to strengthen the welfare and well-being of service members, first responders, emergency...

Launched in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in 2017, the Resilient Response Initiative was created to challenge major corporations to take a more proactive, thoughtful approach to disaster response. The organizers of the joint initiative — a conglomerate of private companies and nonprofit organizations, believed that — believed that a shift...

Mitzvah Circle Norristown, PA https://mitzvahcircle.org Lives Impacted: 45,000+ Donor: Sunstar Since the coronavirus outbreak began, 45 million people (as of June 24) have filed for unemployment aid and some lack the resources to pay for daily essentials. Mitzvah Circle provides the necessities of entire families throughout Montgomery County in Pennsylvania, that give...

 
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