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DRI Foundation 2016 High School Senior Scholarship: Read the Winning Essay
Education / Scholarship

DRI Foundation 2016 High School Senior Scholarship: Read the Winning Essay

Congratulations to Daniel Pelis, winner of the DRI Foundation’s 2016 Scholarship for high school seniors! Daniel was selected in part because of the strength of his essay on what proactive steps he would initiate to help add to our ability to prevent and recover from destructive disasters, which you can read here:   As a Boy Scout, the … Continue reading

DRI Foundation 2016 Undergrad Scholarship: Read the Winning Essay
Education / Scholarship

DRI Foundation 2016 Undergrad Scholarship: Read the Winning Essay

Congratulations to Katia Hamamouche, winner of the DRI Foundation’s 2016 Scholarship for undergraduates! Katia was selected in part because of the strength of her essay on preparing for and reacting to campus violence, which you can read here:  Run! Hide! Fight! These three simple words may be the most important ones spoken to this generation … Continue reading

DRI Foundation Partners with Namlo International for Greenhouse Project
Community Resilience

DRI Foundation Partners with Namlo International for Greenhouse Project

The DRI Foundation partners with organizations worldwide to achieve its vision of resilient communities worldwide. This time the Foundation has joined with Namlo International, making a $5,000 donation toward a greenhouse project in Nicaragua that will have a sustainable economic impact on the local communities. “Namlo builds sustainable, resilient communities in Nepal and Nicaragua through a multi-sectoral approach including education, … Continue reading

How Water Mission is Making the Most of Its #GivingTuesday Donation Win
Donations After Disasters

How Water Mission is Making the Most of Its #GivingTuesday Donation Win

PHOTO:   Jerry Vevon, Vice Chair, Disaster Recovery International Foundation and George Greene IV, President and CEO of Water Missions inspecting a shipment for disaster support For #GivingTuesday  (Dec. 1, 2015), an annual day of support and fundraising for charity organizations around the world, the DRI Foundation held its first Twitter contest of a $5,000 prize donation … Continue reading

DRI Foundation Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2016
Volunteerism

DRI Foundation Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2016

The U.S. president has proclaimed April 10 to 16 as  National Volunteer Week. During this week we recognize and honor those who have volunteered their abilities and time to helping the DRI Foundation build more resilient communities where we live and work. Last month,  DRI certified professionals from several countries volunteered their time and skills to help us … Continue reading