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Latest National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster Stories

2012-05-05 23:01:46

The 20th Annual Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) Conference is expected to bring over 500 participants to Norfolk during the week of May 7 representing nationwide leadership from

2012-03-14 09:00:00

ClearPoint's membership with VOAD will help provide support for people who have been struggling with the financial consequences of disaster. Richmond, VA

2012-01-23 08:00:00

The Board of Directors of National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD) concluded an extensive nationwide search by selecting Daniel Stoecker as National VOAD’s new Executive

2011-05-04 00:00:27

CallFire is proud to be helping United Way of Central Alabama (UWCA) reach out to their volunteers.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.