Archive for the ‘efforts’ Category

In Florida Alongside Jimmie Johnson

September 26th, 2017 | efforts | Comments Off

First Response Team of America partnered with NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson and dozens of Lowe’s Home Improvement volunteers to jumpstart the recovery in Florida after Hurricane Irma.

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Helping in the wake of Hurricane Harvey

August 29th, 2017 | efforts | Comments Off

Volunteers with RAM Nation joined the Team in the wake of Hurricane Harvey to help the communities of Rockport and Aransas Pass, TX.

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Looking back at the storms of 2016

January 6th, 2017 | efforts | Comments Off

The Team responded to more flooding in 2016 than any other type of disaster. From Houston, TX to West Virginia, Louisiana, Georgia, Florida and South Carolina, the Team responded to 12 communities over 8 months, helping families begin the daunting task of recovery.

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Responding to Hurricane Matthew

October 25th, 2016 | efforts | Comments Off

Hurricane Matthew brought historic flooding and damaging winds to Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. The Team has been working to clear roadways, storm debris, and large trees from homes so power could be restored and communities could begin to get back on their feet.

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Emergency Response in Louisiana

September 7th, 2016 | efforts | Comments Off

One of the worst disasters since Super Storm Sandy, over 100,000 homes were either damaged or destroyed. Time was of the essence to remove the debris and gut homes to salvage whatever was left. Many without flood insurance faced the daunting task of cleaning up and the Team was there to lend a helping hand.

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Disastrous Flooding in West Virginia

August 19th, 2016 | efforts | Comments Off

Another round of flooding brings the team to White Sulphur Springs, WV where the rising water stranded families on rooftops, awaiting rescue. During the recovery phase, our team helped families accomplish many months’ worth of work in just a few days.

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