Lutheran Ministries of Alabama is seeking skilled repair, rebuild and site coordinator teams to aid in tornado recovery in Central Alabama. Please visit the Lutheran Ministries website www.lmal.org to register your team by clicking on the volunteer button.
Volunteers are needed in Northern Colorado to assist those impacted by the floods from September 2013 in Boulder, Larimer and Weld Counties. For those interested in volunteering in reconstruction or other congregational/group projects, please contact Phyllis Kane, Case Management Coordinator, Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountain, at 1-970-646-8794 or Brea Hapken, Disaster Relief Coordinator, Rocky Mountain Synod-ELCA, at 720-315-5492.
Volunteers are needed for those affected by the 2013 tornadoes in central Illinois.
For opportunities in Gifford (Champaign County), please call the Gifford Hotline, 217-568-7411.
The city of Washington (Tazewell County) is coordinating volunteers through Bethany Community Church. Please check out information regarding volunteering on their website, www.bethanycommunitychurch.com, and their Facebook.
Those interested in volunteering to help rebuild the community of Brookport please contact Pastor Jeff Bealmer of First United Methodist Church of Metropolis at 618-524-9325.Maryland
Volunteers are needed to help with recovery from Hurricane Sandy in Somerset County. Visit www.lpdr.org for details. Groups are particularly needed for the month of September. If you have a group that would like to participate please send an email.
Individual and group volunteers are needed in Mississippi to assist those impacted by the tornadoes on April 28, 2014. For those interested in volunteering in reconstruction or other congregational/group projects, please contact Hubert Yates or phone at 405-403-1817. You can check out their current project needs at www.winstonstrong.org. For additional information, please contact Pastor Allison Stacey Parvin of Beth Eden Lutheran Church at 1-662-694-1619.
Volunteers are urgently needed as we continue to rebuild thousands of homes in New Jersey after Super Storm Sandy hit in 2012. Housing and work assignments are arranged through Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey. Please contact Amy Pennenga by phone at 609-699-4137 or visit their website to book a trip.
Metropolitan New York
Volunteers are needed in New York City and Long Island for Hurricane Sandy response and to clean up after recent flooding in Long Island. Most organizations seek "skilled" volunteers.
For Hurricane Sandy response, please contact the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance call center at 866-732-6121, or email your phone number and details about your interest, or visit www.pcusa.org/pda and click on “Work Teams.”
The Long Island Long Term Recovery Group also provides housing and work for volunteers. Contact Jennifer Oliva by email or call 631-662-3857 or Rachael Gambino by email or call 631-778-6074 to help with flooding clean-up efforts.
Rebuilding and repairing damaged homes continues in Oklahoma to help those impacted by the 2013. However, only skilled volunteers with construction background are needed. For details contact Jeff Nieman at 405-287-7536.
Volunteers are needed in Bradford and Sullivan counties in northeastern Pennsylvania in response to Hurricanes Lee and Irene. Contact Dianne Fox, 610-428-4598.
Camp Noah – A special ministry for Children affected by disasters
Camp Noah is a resiliency and preparedness program for children in communities impacted by disaster. Teams of 15-25 individuals are needed at each of the Camp Noah program sites across the U.S. Because of the unique nature of Camp Noah, there are special training and requirements, as well as some fees and possibly stipends involved. However, it is a very rewarding experience. Individuals interested in leading a team with Camp Noah can contact Camp Noah at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-987-0061.
Various Locations throughout the US: Central Oklahoma, New Jersey, Alabama, Arkansas, Minnesota.