Archive for the ‘efforts’ Category

Team Works in Van, Texas after Tornado

July 15th, 2015 | efforts | Comments Off

We see it at every disaster, but an empowering sense of community was especially evident in Van, where an EF-3 tornado devastated 30% of the small town. Destruction aside, it was heartwarming to work next to friends, neighbors, and strangers volunteering their time and hard work to help those experiencing these tough times.

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Helping Families after Fairdale, IL Tornado

July 15th, 2015 | efforts | Comments Off

We give our best efforts to pre-position for storms. With strategic positioning, we were able to arrive to Fairdale, IL within 4 hours after an EF-4 tornado left 50 miles of destruction. Welcomed by the local volunteer fire department, we worked hand in hand with emergency officials in search and rescue operations.

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Introducing our Newest Team Member

March 5th, 2015 | efforts | 1 Comment

Nga Chau brings her empathy for those in need and shares our passion for helping others. The Weather Channel illustrates the dichotomy of Nga’s life between Parkinson’s research at Johns Hopkins and her role as a first responder.

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Team Responds to MS on Christmas Eve

February 5th, 2015 | efforts | Comments Off

Columbia, MS faced a very different holiday this year after an EF-3 tornado devastated the town right before Christmas. The Team arrived on Christmas Eve and helped families dig through the rubble to save anything they could. Although all of the gifts were lost this year, Columbia, MS was reminded that the Christmas spirit is in our hearts and the greatest gift is another day with the ones you love.

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Team Returns to CO a Year Later

October 30th, 2014 | efforts | Comments Off

A year after devastating flooding transformed the landscape across 1,500 sq. miles of Colorado, the Team returns to Lyons to check on the recovery progress for many displaced by the flood waters.

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Team Pre-Positions for Severe Weather

May 1st, 2014 | efforts | Comments Off

With the help of expert meteorologists at The Weather Channel, the Team is able to pre-position its fleet and be earliest on the scene when severe weather strikes a community.

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