The heart of Nashville's disaster response
Need help from Dec. 9th storms and live in Davidson Co?
The Nashville VOAD is a coalition of community organizations working to match nonprofit and volunteer support with the most pressing needs of survivors. If you were affected by the storms of Dec. 9th and live in Davidson County, please fill out this form to request assistance. One of our partners will be in touch within four business days.
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How can you help after the December 9th storms?
Please check back for updates on donation and volunteer needs.
Who we are
Nashville VOAD coordinates disaster response between local organizations
Nashville Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) is a group of Davidson County community organizations whose goal is to provide knowledge and resources throughout the disaster cycle—preparation, mitigation, response, and recovery.Learn more
What we value
The Four Cs help guide our response
Effective utilization of capital - fiscal and physical - is our primary objective, and the Four Cs provide a framework for success.
Our members work together on specific projects and goals during each of the four phases of disaster.
Members promote coordination through open and purposeful dialogue, allowing effective sharing of information and resources.
Nashville VOAD members have unique views and access to their communities that allows for comprehensive responses during disasters.
Our organizations commit to working together and not competitively toward the goal of effective service to the community.
News and Updates
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