United Way offers Disaster Volunteer Reception Center Training

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:
Kim Rogers-Hatfield
Vice President of Engagement
United Way of Madison County
P. O. Box 1200, Anderson, IN 46015
765-608-3067
United Way offers Disaster Volunteer Reception Center Training
MADISON COUNTY- On Thursday, May 24 at 6:30-8:30 pm, United Way of Madison County is seeking volunteers to learn how to set up and run a Disaster Volunteer Reception Center.
When a disaster strikes our community, good people will volunteer.  However, trained volunteers are necessary to help deploy them where they are needed the most.  A disaster could happen to our community at any time. Madison County needs trained volunteers ready to provide assistance such as a Volunteer Reception Center, known as a VRC, in case of a large disaster. VRC volunteers work registration, logistics, and phones to help keep volunteer recovery efforts organized and the most efficient.
This one-night training will be held on Thursday, May 24, 6:30-8:30 pm at the Aletheia Fellowship & Ministry Center, 2505 Faith Drive, Anderson.  Register online in advance at www.unitedwaymadisonco.org/vrcvolunteer.  Contact Kim at 765-608-3067 or k.hatfield@unitedwaymadisonco.org for more details.
United Way of Madison County is currently the lead organization for the Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) for Madison County.
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ABOUT UNITED WAY OF MADISON COUNTY: United Way of Madison County is improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of community by focusing on the building blocks to a good life: Education, Income and Health. Governed by an 18 member volunteer board of directors, United Way of Madison County has been a member in good standing of United Way of America since 1973. For more information, contact 765-643-7493 or visit our Website at www.unitedwaymadisonco.org.

 

Kim Rogers-Hatfield, CVA

Vice President of Engagement
United Way of Madison County
765-608-3067