Welcome to the North Carolina VOAD

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.

Happening Now:

Officers Elected

February 2, 2017

At the NC VOAD Board meeting, the following officers were elected:

  • President: Ann Huffman
  • Vice-President: John Robinson
  • Secretary: Larry Marks
  • Treasurer: Jere Snyder

2017 Meeting Dates Set

January 17, 2017

At the NC VOAD Annual Meeting, the following quarterly meeting dates and times were set:

  • April 18, 2017, 10 am - noon
  • July 18, 2017, 10 am - noon
  • October 17, 2017, 10 am - noon


Check out the latest FEMA update.

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.