RV’ERS RESPONDING TO COMMUNITIES In DISASTER

Partners


RVDC is grateful for funding support in the form of grants and donations from the following funders:

CNCS Corporation for National and Community Service

http://www.nationalservice.gov/

We are the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that helps millions of Americans improve the lives of their fellow citizens through service. Working hand in hand with local partners, we tap the ingenuity and can-do spirit of the American people to tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing our nation.

MCC McLennan Community College

http://www.mclennan.edu/

McLennan Community College’s mission is to engage, educate, and enrich its community. The college ensures access to pathways for student success through excellent workforce and transfer programs, student services, and continuing education. These programs promote proficiency in identified student learning outcomes, successful course completion, graduation, employment, and transfer to a senior institution. The college embraces diversity and strengthens its communities through successful educational attainment, strong leadership, sustainability efforts, best practices, community service, and integrity.

Texas Health & Human Services

https://hhs.texas.gov/

Accountable. Responsive. Transparent. These qualities are the foundation of how we serve Texans providing, health, protective and social services for which they are qualified.


RVDC is proud to partner with the following organizations and associations to accomplish our mission:

OneStar

http://onestarfoundation.org/

For almost four decades there has been an acknowledgement by the State of Texas of the critical importance of civic engagement to the strength of our communities. From the creation of the Texas Center for Volunteer Action in 1976 to the formation of its eventual successor, OneStar Foundation in 2004, Texas has maintained its support of a strong nonprofit sector. Today, OneStar Foundation is recognized state-wide as the voice of the sector, a neutral convener and a respected business partner to foundations, state agencies, and the business community.

Texas Park and Wildlife

https://tpwd.texas.gov/

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department provides outdoor recreational opportunities by managing and protecting wildlife and wildlife habitat and acquiring and managing parklands and historic areas. It has inherited the functions of many state entities created to protect Texas’ natural resources.

Texas Division of Emergency Management, Texas Department of Public Safety

https://www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem/

The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) coordinates the state emergency management program, which is intended to ensure the state and its local governments respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters, and implement plans and programs to help prevent or lessen the impact of emergencies and disasters.

TDEM implements programs to increase public awareness about threats and hazards, coordinates emergency planning, provides an extensive array of specialized training for emergency responders and local officials, and administers disaster recovery and hazard mitigation programs in the State of Texas.

Central Texas Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters

http://centraltxvoad.com/

Central Texas VOAD is a humanitarian association of independent voluntary organizations that are active in one or more phases of disaster:  preparation, response, recovery, and mitigation.

The mission of the Central Texas VOAD is to foster efficient, streamlined service delivery to people affected by disaster, while eliminating unnecessary duplication of effort through cooperation.  Among other things, Central Texas VOAD collaborates with government and other relief organizations, including Texas VOAD and the National VOAD, to achieve its mission.