2016 News

Next Meeting Date Announced

January 19, 2016, 10AM-12PM

NC Emergency Operations Center

1636 Goldstar Drive, Raleigh, NC

2016 Board Members Elected

January 19, 2016 Three board members were elected for terms extending to 2019:

  • Ann Huffman, North Carolina Conference, United Methodist Church
  • Anita Cline, The Salvation Army
  • Larry Marks, Wake Interfaith Disaster Team

2016 Officers Elected

February 23, 2016 Officers were elected from the board at a board meeting held February 23, 2016

President Ann Huffman
Vice-President Bill Martin
Treasurer Jere Snyder

Next Meeting Date Announced

April 19, 2016, 10AM-2PM

How to Set Up a MARC

American Red Cross, High Point

Next Meeting Date Announced

July 19, 2016, 10AM-12PM

What is Case Management?

NC Emergency Operations Center

1636 Goldstar Drive, Raleigh, NC

Bertie County Flooding

September 21, 2016 A record 12 inches of rain caused the Cashie River to rise seven feet above flood stage, flooding the town of Windsor. At least 58 homes and 13 mobile homes were flooded.NC VOAD members are actively working to tearout, clean, and rehabilitate these homes. Volunteer now to work with our members in disaster recovery at Windsor.

Next Meeting Date Announced

October 18, 2016, 10:00 a.m.-noon

NC Emergency Operations Center

1636 Goldstar Drive, Raleigh, NC

Hurricane Matthew Approaching

September 8, 2016 NC VOAD and its members are on alert with the approach of Hurricane Matthew. Volunteers have staged materials and supplies in readiness for the Category 4 storm. High winds, heavy rains, fallen trees, undertow, flooding, and storm surge are expected. Eastern North Carolina residents should monitor the storm and evacuate if advised. Do not drive into standing water. Avoid fallen power lines.

Hurricane Matthew strikes North Carolina, Big Cleanup Ahead

October 9, 2016 NC VOAD and its members are responding to record-setting Hurricane Matthew. Shelters are open. Mass feeding is taking place. Chainsaw crews have been deployed. Cleanout, tearout, debris removal and mold prevention are taking place.

Major flooding has taken place and will continue to take place as water flows downstream. Do not drive into standing water. Avoid fallen power lines.

Hurricane Matthew

October 14, 2016

Hurricane Matthew

Donate Now

Volunteer organizations are aiding flood survivors. You can help by donating to the agencies involved.

Monetary donations are accepted by NC VOAD members.

Personal hygiene kits (e.g., face cloth, towel, soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste) and clean-up kits (e.g., bucket, detergent, bleach, mop, broom, sponge, towel) are welcomed by many NC VOAD members. Please contact an agency and get their specific recipe before beginning.

Please contact our members and make sure that in-kind donations can be utilized before beginning a drive. Sometimes the best of intentions can go wrong. Also see this recommendation from the Center for International Disaster Information.

Volunteer Now

There are volunteer opportunities at a variety of sites.


Members of the North Carolina VOAD form a coalition of nonprofit organizations that respond to disasters as part of their overall mission.

How to Help

North Carolina VOAD does not accept donations. If you would like to help North Carolina families following a disaster, please consider donating to one our NC VOAD members. These organizations are trusted local North Carolina partners who are active NC VOAD members and provide coordinated response and recovery efforts.


NC VOAD member agencies welcome the efforts of volunteers. Contact our members now. Or sign up to work with our active members in disaster recovery.