About Citizen Corps

We all have a role in hometown security

Citizen Corps asks you to embrace the personal responsibility to be prepared; to get training in first aid and emergency skills; and to volunteer to support local emergency responders, disaster relief, and community safety.

Currently there are:
2,318 Councils which serve
223,307,198 people or
78% of the total U.S. population

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September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, click here for more information

Disaster Relief

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To offer financial support, product donations, or to donate your skills and time to nonprofit organizations active in disaster relief, please visit http://www.aidmatrixnetwork.org/fema/ and click on any of the affected states.

National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

The National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) is a coalition of 49 nonprofit organizations that respond to disasters as part of their overall mission. Cash donations to support these organizations' efforts are appreciated in lieu of material donations, such as clothing, food, or supplies. Please click on the appropriate National VOAD member's website to learn how you can donate directly to the organization of your choice. Volunteers will be needed in the months ahead to support relief and recovery efforts. You can connect to a local National VOAD organization or call 1800-VOLUNTEER to learn about volunteer opportunities in your local area.


My Good Deed

Citizen Corps and MyGoodDeed.org Sign Statement of Affiliation

IIn an official signing ceremony on September 9th, 2008, the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) renewed the partnership between the Citizen Corps Program and MyGoodDeed.org to help promote volunteer service and encourage citizens to participate in disaster preparedness, response and recovery activities. To learn more, please click here.

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