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In a post on Persevere’s Volunteer Reflections Blog Driscoll wrote, “It is great to be back working with Hands On Disaster Response. HODR has always been a great supporter of Persevere and our Katrina Relief Project. HODR’s business model and style served as the main inspiration for Persevere’s formation following HODR’s exit from the
I’m excited to be working with the tremendous team at HODR and helping them expand and build an even stronger organization. HODR’s ability to both coordinate and apply volunteers and resources to a relief effort is unparalleled and I’m looking forward to continuing their incredibly effective and important work.”
See below for HODR’s official press release:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Hands On Disaster Response
Hands On Disaster Response Announces Bill Driscoll Jr. as Operations Director
Driscoll first partnered with HODR during the organization’s Hurricane Katrina response in
At the conclusion of HODR’s Katrina Relief Project, Driscoll founded Persevere Disaster Relief, Inc. As Executive Director of Persevere, Driscoll coordinated recovery work on the
Both Driscoll and HODR are excited to be working together once again. David Campbell, Executive Director of HODR, said “We’re impressed with Bill’s leadership and effectiveness over the past year and we’re thrilled to have him on the team.”
Driscoll, a native of
For additional information on HODR’s addition of Bill Driscoll Jr. as Operations Director please contact Tom Taylor or visit www.hodr.org.
ABOUT: Hands On Disaster Response is a US-based, volunteer-staffed, nonprofit organization with 501(c)3 tax-exempt status, dedicated to timely disaster response and relief. HODR has responded to recent natural disasters in
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We are grateful to all of those who gave their time and money to help make Persevere’s Katrina Relief Project a success. Persevere’s volunteers and donors brought the survivors of Katrina concrete progress and hope for the future as they continue to rebuild.
In an effort to finish any outstanding work in Mississippi Persevere has stopped accepting new work orders as of
Our final report with all of the facts and figures involving our Katrina Relief Project will be published in the coming weeks and available online. Stay tuned.
Persevere Disaster Relief was created in response to Hurricane Katrina in February, 2006. Following the conclusion of Persevere’s Katrina Relief Project on