Our Mission & Vision – How we plan on helping our community!

We strive to support the Appomattox County agencies, in assuring that all citizens – regardless of race, color, religion, sex, physical characteristics, or national origin – have the right and opportunity to a better life. We provide assistance to our communities in emergency situations, including but not limited to fire, flood, and natural disasters. We initiate and/or participate in community oriented projects and educational training designed to enhance the well-being of the citizens of the county. We support our community members in need through food, clothing and other donation drives.

-Appomattox CDR Team

Our Goals

Relieve Human Suffering

We help our community members in some of the worst situations of their lives, relieving suffering and bringing hope.

Educate Our Community

A well educated & prepared community can overcome any adversity, from natural disasters to acts of terrorism.

Fight Hunger

A hungry community is a weak and desperate community. We strive to help those in need to not be hungry.

Promote Good Health

A healthy community is a strong community. We strive to assist in helping keep our community healthy and strong.

Encourage Community

A community that helps & supports one another grows stronger together. We promote community development.

Support Local Agencies

We support our local law enforcement and community agencies through donations of equipment and needed funds.

Become a Volunteer and Join Us!

Become a helping hand in our community and join our team of volunteers ready and willing to help those in need and support our
local and national emergency relief agencies in times of disaster and need. You can make the difference! Join today to learn how!

About Us – Who is the Appomattox Community & Disaster Relief?

The Appomattox Community & Disaster Relief organization is is a civic organization dedicated to the betterment of Appomattox County and its citizens, as well as being equipped and prepared to provide assistance to local agencies and citizens in the event of a natural disaster, search and rescue, or any other important event which may occur. We are a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization – our IRS determination letter can be requested through our Contact Page. Our Federal EIN is 87-2805277.

We strive to present ourselves to the citizens of this region as a well-trained, well-equipped, and knowledgeable organization consisting of ordinary citizens from our community providing assistance as needed or requested. We do this by educating our members and the public in life-saving measures, as well as preparedness methods for any natural disasters, or other circumstance. We inform our members and our community of local, national, and global events which would imperil their safety and that of our community.

We encourage our members and our community to volunteer to provide multi-faceted assistance and response to any emergency situation and to establish a cohesive organizational structure able to instruct and respond as needs arise. We train our membership in many disciplines necessary to the function of the organization as a whole, and as members individually.

Most importantly, we seek the protection, wisdom, and the leadership of our Creator and submit to Him to do His will in protecting the lives and livelihood of all citizens in our community.

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