Christian Disaster Relief Inc.
Scope of work: Immediate assistance after tornadoes, fires, floods, hurricanes, and similar disasters in Canada and United States. No permanent projects are operated; all operations are short-term for immediate needs.
Workers: Volunteers who go for several days or longer, seldom exceeding a duration of several weeks.
Funding: Membership dues; donations; grants, including Schowalter Foundation funding.
Additional comments: Representatives are elected in each congregation in Canada and United States. Local disaster relief representatives serve under the denominational CDR committee. This system allows for rapid mobilization of volunteers with structure and leadership in place. Christian Disaster Relief, Inc., is a non-profit corporation with 501 (c) 3 status.
Sponsored by Church of God in Christ (Mennonite)