GET READY! KENT COUNTY CITIZEN PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM Find out what
you and your family need to survive an emergency. To download a full list of necessary supplies,
helpful tips, telephone numbers and survival techniques visit accesskent.com/getready or
contact getreadykent@kentcountymi.gov.

THE AMERICAN RED CROSS OF GREATER GRAND RAPIDS is looking for volunteers to
provide life-saving skills and lead humanitarian
efforts in Health and Safety Education, Disaster Services, Services to the Armed Forces,
International Social Services, Blood Services
and Transportation Services. For information
contact cedwards@ggr.redcross.org.

THE SALVATION ARMY OF WEST MICHIGAN needs your help manning and operating donation warehouses and fixed and mobile feeding units
in the Western Michigan Northern Indiana Division where volunteers provide hot food, beverages, personal and household items, and Critical
Incident Stress Management. For information
contact james_warfield@usc.salvationarmy.org.

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KENT COUNTY RADIO AMATEUR CIVIL EMERGENCY SERVICES (RACES) needs volunteers to help with communication operations between hospitals, emergency services, emergency shelters and other locations where communication
is critical. For information contact jnawrot@kcraces.net.

KENT COUNTY SEARCH & RESCUE (SAR)
is a dedicated team of highly trained volunteers
who locate, assist, stabilize and transport missing persons of Kent County and the surrounding communities. For information contact jnawrot@kcraces.net.

CHRISTIAN REFORMED WORLD RELIEF COMMITTEE – DISASTER RESPONSE SERVICES (CRWRC) volunteers offer disaster relief services to meet the immediate needs of suffering individuals and to assist with capacity building, needs assessment, computer data entry, construction estimating, financial auditing and construction site management. For information contact bpurdom@crwrc.org.

HEART OF WEST MICHIGAN UNITED WAY
2-1-1
If you can answer a phone you can serve
your community by volunteering at United Way’s
2-1-1, a free information and referral service
hotline for Kent County residents 24 hours a day,
7 days a week. For information contact gr211@hwmuw.org.

KENT COUNTY VOLUNTEER COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (CERT) educates volunteers about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic response skills, such as
fire safety, light search and rescue, and emergency medical operations so they can assist others following an emergency. For information contact administrator@kentcountycert.org.

KENT COUNTY MEDICAL RESERVE CORPS (MRC) needs volunteers to work with local emergency response programs and health initiatives including outreach and prevention, immunization programs, blood drives, case management, care planning and other efforts. For information contact award@kcems.org.

GRAND RAPIDS FIRE CORPS volunteers
assist local fire departments in a range of activities including fire safety outreach, youth programs and administrative support. For information contact GRFireCorps@grcity.us.

USA ON WATCH (formerly Neighborhood Watch) provides information, training and resources to volunteers and law enforcement agencies to help neighborhoods focus on disaster preparedness, emergency response and terrorism awareness.
For information contact getreadykent@kentcountymi.gov.