Mississippians stand together whenever we are faced with a challenge. You can help us be ready for recovery whenever a natural diasaster occurs.
Donations through this portal are directed into an account with the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization licensed to operate in the State of Mississippi.
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The Mississippi Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan establishes the Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service (Volunteer Mississippi) as the State Coordinating Agency for both Volunteer Management and Donations Management for communities affected by disaster. Volunteer Mississippi has established msdisasterresponse.org as the state portal for registration of volunteers and for monetary, online donations.
Volunteer Mississippi has an agreement with the Gulf Coast Community Foundation for managing funds collected through the portal. Volunteer Mississippi does not collect any fees or residuals from these donations and works diligently with providers to minimize transaction fees. Click here to visit the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (http://www.msema.org). Click here to visit the Gulf Coast Community Foundation website. (https://www.gulfcoastcf.org/).
"The character and courage of these strong, resilient, self-reliant people shaped the way our state would recover from America's worst natural disaster."Haley Barbour, Former Governor of Mississippi
"We would not be where we are today if it weren’t for neighbors helping neighbors, hardworking community and business leaders, and the continued support of our state and local officials.”US Rep. Steven Palazzo, United States Congress
"Mississippi’s comprehensive approach to recovery has proven to be the winning formula both in the short term and looking to the future."Jack Norris, President, Gulf Coast Business Council