Disaster Relief/COAD Volunteer
United Way of Madison County and Disaster Relief
A crisis disrupts the building blocks of a good life: education, income and health. Disaster work is
We are part of the community -- there long before catastrophe strikes, and long after first
Would you help your community if a disaster occured?
When asked this question, most people answer "Yes". But when asked a serious question like
When you become a trained disaster relief volunteer you become a better volunteer. The skills
More disaster relief volunteers are needed to prepare our community. We cannot sit back and
What is a COAD?
A COAD is an umbrella organization that exists to bring together stakeholders interested in building
In our community- The Madison County COAD is focused on volunteer coordination, case
management, donations management, education, advocacy, spiritual care, mass care,
mental health, information and referral, funding, and organizing a structure for long-term recovery.
If you or your organization want to learn more about the Madison County COAD, contact Kim
Rogers-Hatfield, United Way of Madison County, 765-608-3067, firstname.lastname@example.org.
History of COAD- In June of 2008, following a number of disastrous floods through the state,
Lilly Endowment created a $50,000,000 fund to assist Hoosiers who have suffered in those events.
$45,000,000 of that fund has been administered by Indiana Association of United Ways (IaUW)
in two grant cycles. Read more...
MADISON COUNTY COAD PARTNERS