Posted on September 24, 2014
In the immediate aftermath of a disaster, organizations and individuals respond in kind with financial support and sweat equity. After Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005, a wave of volunteers responded. Nine years later they continue giving their time and talents toward the region’s recovery. Some come with church groups or non-profit relief organizations; others with their friends.
The transformative impact of volunteering in a post disaster environment is...