At least 40 tornadoes have touched down in the Southeastern U.S. in 2019, with Alabama experiencing the deadliest and strongest in years. Historic flooding has devasted the Midwest since early March, and recent forecasts are predicting monstrous spring storms that will unleash heavy snow in the Central U.S.
With the increase of natural disasters happening throughout the U.S., a group of corporate, nonprofit and community organizations are working together to identify opportunities to work together and make a greater impact to help communities when they need it most.
As a follow-up to last year’s Inaugural Disaster Relief Forum hosted by
Recently, members from the newly established DAA collaborated to get water to the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota which was devasted by recent flooding.
“The flooding has affected many families on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Reservations in South Dakota, and the DASANI water donations from The
In collaboration with Good360, the
“The UPS Foundation is committed to collaborating with our non-profit partners and corporate friends to assist communities in need,” said, Joe Ruiz, director of humanitarian relief & resilience program and communications, The UPS Foundation.
“In good times and bad, Swire aims to be a part of the communities we serve,” said Travis Smith, Scottsbluff Sales Center Manager, Swire
This collaboration is an impactful example of the mission and purpose of the DAA— to positively impact communities in the U.S. affected by disasters through cross-sector collaboration with the goal of leveraging respective disciplines and resources to strengthen communities year-round.
“Good360 is proud to collaborate with partners across private and nonprofit sectors to help those impacted by recent natural disasters,” said Jim Alvey, senior director, disaster recovery, Good360. “By working together and leveraging the unique strengths of each organization, we can expand our collective impact considerably.
The plan is to continually grow the DAA to include representatives from other