Resilience and Rebuilding: Helping Canada’s First Responders
Community Resilience / Donations After Disasters / Recovery and Rebuilding

Resilience and Rebuilding: Helping Canada’s First Responders

The DRI Foundation partners with non-profit organizations in communities impacted by disasters to provide help where it is needed most. But not all disasters are natural disasters, as evidenced by a tragic accident in Canada that led us to make a donation focused on first responders. An April 6, 2018 bus crash in Saskatchewan, Canada, killed … 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

Q&A: Nepal Relief with Mennonite Central Committee
Donations After Disasters / Recovery and Rebuilding

Q&A: Nepal Relief with Mennonite Central Committee

As part of the Donations After Disasters initiative, the DRI Foundation awarded $5000 to the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), an organization providing relief efforts following the 2015 Nepal earthquake. We spoke with MCC to learn how their work has helped the region. DRIF: How long has MCC been working in Nepal? MCC: MCC has been … Continue reading

DRI Foundation Donates $1000 to the Rowlett Citizen Corps Council’s Teen CERT Program
Education / Preparedness

DRI Foundation Donates $1000 to the Rowlett Citizen Corps Council’s Teen CERT Program

Congratulations to the Rowlett Citizen Corps Council, recipients of a $1,000 donation from the DRI Foundation! The donation will help support Rowlett Explorer Post 1, a year-round activity group open to young men and women between the ages of 14 and 20. The program is designed to give young adults the opportunity to experience CERT, … Continue reading

DRI Foundation Teams with Rapid Response Veterans Group Team Rubicon
Donations After Disasters / Relief

DRI Foundation Teams with Rapid Response Veterans Group Team Rubicon

Left: Todd Adrian, Jon Connors, Ford Sypher, Chloe Demrovsky, AnneMarie Staley We are pleased to announce that the DRI Foundation has made a $5,000 donation to Team Rubicon to support their disaster relief efforts locally and abroad. Foundation Chair AnneMarie Staley and Marketing Chair Chloe Demrovsky presented the check to Team Rubicon USA Major Gifts Officer Ford … Continue reading