Pennsylvania VOAD is responding to the needs of communities across the State. Below, you will find information regarding our current responses. For more information on how you can assist our response efforts, click here. You can learn more about the response activities of National VOAD members by viewing the NVOAD VOAD VISION.
Member agencies of PAVOAD are currently coordinating for Hurricane Ida response. We do this in partnership with county departments of emergency services, PEMA, FEMA, and numerous community partners. If you have disaster related unmet needs from Ida, please call 267-888-7471 and leave a message with your name and number. Someone will return your call.
The Disaster Case Management Program (DCMP) is live and providing case management services to disaster survivors in three participating counties impacted by Ida in September 2021: Bucks, Montgomery, York. Survivors in these counties may call ☎️1-833-4618-IDA (1-833-461-8432) for support and assistance. English Flyer, Spanish Flyer
If you live outside of the three counties listed above, case managers are also available. If you have disaster related unmet needs from Ida, please call ☎️ 267-888-7471 and leave a message with your name and number. Someone will return your call.
Project Restoration, organized by the Eastern PA Conference of The United Methodist Church, continues its recovery efforts in Chester County and beyond for damage due to Hurricane Ida. Volunteers are needed. Skilled volunteers are welcome but not required. We have a Construction Project Manager on site to guide as much as needed (or less if appropriate). Groups and individuals are welcome. Come for a day or stay for a week! Housing/food is available if needed at a reduced rate. To register contact Denise Shelton at [email protected], ☎️484-441-6637 or complete our online registration form at https://www.epaumc.org/connectional-ministries/mission-outreach/disaster/. Scroll down for the individual and group registration buttons.
🔷🔷 Rebuilding continues following Tropical Storm Isaias in the Eastwick neighborhood of Philadelphia. Volunteers, skilled in general construction/ carpentry, as well as those willing to learn, are needed. Full funding is available for all materials and contractor labor. Workdays are being planned for Thursdays in March. Volunteers are being recruited. Contact Sharon at [email protected] for more information or to sign up your group.