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ADRN Deploys Disaster Relief Teams to Beaumont, TX
In response to the devastation caused by Tropical Depression Imelda in Beaumont, TX, where about 2,000 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.
ADRN Responds to Tropical Depression Imelda
In response to the devastation caused by Tropical Depression Imelda in Hankamer, TX (population 3,000+), where 80% of the city’s population was impacted by flooding, the Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) is deploying teams of ADRN-badged and trained volunteers (aka “yellow-shirts”) to provide residents with physical, emotional and spiritual support.
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.
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.
Fundraise to Help ADRN Meet the Needs of Local Survivors
Join us and become an online fundraiser, start a fundraiser this summer or donate today to raise critical funds to help recovery efforts and bring families home to safe living conditions. With recent surges in weather-related disasters in Central Texas, more families than usual have been affected over the last few months. As their needs grow, so do ours. If you would like to help, please consider making a donation today or start a fundraiser with your small group, friends, colleagues or family this summer to help us rebuild funds as ADRN meets the increasing needs of families coming through our doors.
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!
How You Can Train to Be #IAMReadyAustin 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.