Gulf Coast Recovery: Resilience Community Donations Help Rebuild Baton Rouge
Donations After Disasters / Recovery and Rebuilding

Gulf Coast Recovery: Resilience Community Donations Help Rebuild Baton Rouge

In August, continuous rainfall in southern Louisiana and Mississippi caused widespread flooding. The Federal Government declared a major disaster, reportedly the worst to hit the U.S. since Superstorm Sandy, killing at least 13 people, displacing thousands, and destroying about 60,000 homes in Louisiana. The DRI Foundation immediately set up the Gulf Coast Recovery Fund and … Continue reading

DRI Foundation Joins Reunion Sportive d’Haiti to Bring Relief and Recovery Following Hurricane Mathew
Donations After Disasters / Recovery and Rebuilding

DRI Foundation Joins Reunion Sportive d’Haiti to Bring Relief and Recovery Following Hurricane Mathew

Hurricane Mathew struck Haiti on October 4, impacting an estimated 1.4 million people. The Category 4 hurricane caused devastation in a country still recovering from the impact of the 2010 earthquake. The DRI Foundation identified and partnered with Reunion Sportive d’Haiti, to help impacted communities rebuild their lives in the aftermath. The Foundation donated $5,000 … Continue reading

The DRI Foundation Donates to Higher Dimension Church for Texas Flood Relief
Donations After Disasters / Relief

The DRI Foundation Donates to Higher Dimension Church for Texas Flood Relief

Director of Outreach Anthony Pizzitola (center right) presents the check to Pastor John Johnson, Katy Campus Pastor (left)  at the Higher Dimension Church. DRI’s Houston, TX  Collegiate Conference in April, a networking and educational event which benefits the DRI Foundation, coincided with flooding in northern Texas that caused damage to several communities. Following the conference, the … 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