Thousands of Austinites are experiencing financial devastation as a result of #COVID-19. You can help provide them with the emergency funds they need to cover costs for food, gas, and other essential items. Give today to help!
If you missed our LIVE event Saturday, join us online to view our biggest event of the year – Light of Hope Live – celebrating 11 years of ministry and faithful partners like you! Click Here
Join ADRN for our 2020 I AM Ready™ Preparedness Conference - a 2-day event, with internationally-recognized best-selling author, John Bevere, breakouts and more! Learn More Here
Do you need assistance to purchase essential items such as food and gas or other immediate needs? Click here for assistance.
ADRN is launching a citywide Prayer Hotline for COVID-19. Call in as often as you need emotional/spiritual support during the hours of 10am-5pm, Monday-Friday at 512-537-7100. Click here for more information
Citywide Church response to coronavirus (COVID-19) every Monday, 12PM-1PM. Click for more info and livestream!
ADRN has developed a new program – the National Training Academy (NTA) -- to equip and empower leaders around the nation and globe to create networks based on our model in order to respond to disasters. Click here for more information.

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OUR LATEST NEWS UPDATES

COVID-19 Relief Fund Press Release 4/21/20

In response to the economic impact COVID-19 has had on the economy of Greater Austin, and specifically those who’ve lost jobs and income, the Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) announced today it has begun distributing financial aid to individuals and families. The aid is intended to cover costs associated with food and gas, along with other essential items as additional funds are raised. As of 5:00p.m. Monday, April 20, 2020 ADRN had assisted 28 individuals/families with funds raised through the organization’s COVID-19 Relief Fund.

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COVID-19 Relief Fund Press Release 4/15/20

In response to the economic impact COVID-19 has had on the economy of Greater Austin, and specifically those who’ve lost jobs and income, the Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) announced today the launch of its COVID-19 Relief Fund. The purpose of the fund to raise support for individuals and families in need of emergency funds to cover costs associated with food and gas as well as other essential items as additional funds are raised.

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COVID Facemask Collection Press Release 4/7/20

In response to requests by the City of Austin and the Capital Area Medical Operations Center (CAMOC), the Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) today announced the launch of a drive aimed at collecting more than 20,000 homemade face masks. DIY face masks are urgently needed amid the growing threat of COVID-19 and new evidence from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggesting that asymptomatic people can spread the virus.

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Prayer Hotline Press Release 3/23/20

In response to the increasing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic crisis our nation is experiencing, the Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) has partnered with Spirit 105.9, The Bridge 101.1, Waterloo Media, Unceasing Prayer Movement, and Christ Together to launch a citywide Prayer Hotline today.

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Coronavirus Press Release 3/23/20

Austin Disaster Relief Network call on churches and city of Austin to pray for one hour every Monday, indefinitely, starting today, in responxe to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Press Release 3/22/20

In response to the protection gear supply chain shortages for the medical community and healthcare workers throughout greater Austin, the Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) is partnering with the City of Austin Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) and Austin Public Health (APH) to facilitate the collection of protective gear from the public.

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A Special Message from Director Daniel Geraci Regarding COVID-19

Executive Director Daniel Geraci shares ADRN's response to COVID-19, as well as what God might be saying to His church regarding the spread of the virus. Read the article to find out how you can walk in peace and be prepared at all times for any disaster.

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Executive Director Daniel Geraci Interviewed on "Exploring the Prophetic" with Shawn Bolz

ADRN Executive Director Daniel Geraci joins Shawn Bolz on "Exploring the Prophetic" podcast. Tune in for stories about how Daniel and ADRN's leadership hear from God before disasters strike, incredible God moments, and the power of prayer when anticipating disaster. Find the full interview wherever you get your podcasts, or click below to listen!

iTunes - Exploring the Prophetic with Daniel Geraci - Season 3, Ep. 19


Austin360 by The Austin American Statesman tells ADRN’s Story

The Austin American Statesman shares the history of ADRN and how the network grew from one clear idea, ten years ago.

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Celebrating 10 Years of Transforming Lives

Did you know ADRN has been called "the most effective church networking organization in the entire USA"? Since we rely almost entirely on volunteers, we owe it all to you! Since 2009, Austin Disaster Relief Network has brought emotional, physical, and spiritual relief to those devastated by fires, floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Surviving families continue to be sponsored and lives transformed. Learn more about the impact you've made over the last 10 years with the video below!




Director’s Letter 2020 and Year End Newsletters

Catch up with the latest year-end campaign news below. Take a look at the past year in review, and be on board with ADRN’s Vision for 2020 with the Director’s Letter from Director Daniel Geraci.

Director's Letter, 2020
2019 End of Year Giving
Giving Tuesday, Save the Date
Giving Tuesday, One Day Away
Dec 10, 2019 -- When a Vision Becomes a Reality
Dec 16, 2019 -- Because of Love


ADRN Responds to Tropical Depression Imelda

In response to the devastation caused by Tropical Depression Imelda in Beaumont, TX, where about 5,000 homes were impacted by flooding, the Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) deployed teams of ADRN-badged and trained volunteers (aka “yellow shirts”) to provide residents with emotional and spiritual support. ADRN is working with the City of Beaumont to ensure that every impacted home receives assistance throughout the course of this 14-day deployment.

BEAUMONT, TX DEPLOYMENT TROPICAL DEPRESSION IMELDA RESPONSE


ADRN Responds to Hurricane Dorian

In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, the Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) is mobilizing the Greater Austin community and its network of churches to donate disaster relief supplies and funds for survivors impacted.

GIVE NOW HURRICANE DORIAN RESPONSE


Two Years After Hurricane Harvey

In August 2017, ADRN responded to the needs of those impacted by Hurricane Harvey, one of the costliest and most devasting hurricanes to hit the Texas coast. The outpouring of love and support by ATX-based churches, volunteers and businesses was overwhelming. Click below to see how we’ve been able to continue serving those impacted by Hurricane Harvey over the last two years.

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How You Can Train to Be #IAMReady

Austin Disaster Relief Network trains churches and individual volunteers in advance to be ready to provide critical assistance in times of disaster, great or small. Courses are offered in several areas of support: physical response, emotional/spritual response, spritual development and leadership. Most courses are free to attend if you are an ADRN badged volunteer (completed Orientation). Spiritual Development courses are LIVE streamed to provide optional ways to join classes offered on Tuesday nights. Each area of training provides essential knowledge to equip course attendees with response tools to help survivors in trauma, to assist those impacted by disaster, or to emotionally respond to neighbors or individuals. Courses are offered in various locations of Greater Austin at various churches on the network. View our Calendar or Training page to learn more on you can train to be #IAMReady today.

LEARN ABOUT TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES TRAINING CALENDAR

Are You Looking for a Job? We Are Hiring.

Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) is hiring and in need of your help to fill several key positions. We are looking for individuals to join us in our growth as we continue to support the needs of survivors and advance our local response to small incidents like apartment fires. Consider joining our team today. Work in a spirit filled environment that finds joy in meeting the daily needs of others. Paid positions as well as volunteer staff positions are available in various departments. Interested? View job listings below.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES