Emergency & Disaster Response
“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
-Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1920
If you are interested in helping during times of greatest need, or would simply like to participate in the continuing efforts of disaster relief, we appreciate your willingness to take action and share in your concern.
Please email us at: email@example.com
emergency relief coalition at Vanderbilt
The Vanderbilt Emergency Relief Coalition was formally established following the passage of a Vanderbilt Student Government Resolution in the fall of 2011. The Coalition exists to offer a centralized entity for student organizations and the Vanderbilt community to utilize in efforts to respond most efficiently and effectively in times of emergency and disaster.
Student representatives from all facets of the university comprise the coalition. Please feel free to contact any representative to learn more about the coalition or what you can do to get involved in disaster response. You are also always invited to contact the Office of Active Citizenship & Service to learn more or to suggest opportunities for individuals and/or organizations to help in relief work: firstname.lastname@example.org.
emergency relief coalition representatives:
A new list of 2012-2013 representatives will be available soon. Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
emergency and disaster response information
Vanderbilt Quick Links:
Nashville Red Cross
To help with Hurricane preparations and other disasters affecting our country and community, please make a donation to American Red Cross Disaster Relief by:
- Visiting www.nashvilleredcross.org
- Calling 1-800-RED CROSS
- Texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation
- Sending contributions: Nashville Area Chapter, 2201 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37203
Full List of Ways to Give:
How to Give Blood:
Red Cross Marketing and Communications Manager: Cynthia Kelley: 615-250-4272 (o) 615-473-5456 (c)
Red Cross Volunteer/Disaster Relief Specialist: Valerie Lelek: 615-250-4295
Members of the Vanderbilt community may contact International Student and Scholar Services for assistance at (615) 322-2753 or at (615) 378-1968. Staff members of the Psychological and Counseling Center at (615) 322-2571 and the Office of Religious Life at (615) 322-2457 are available to speak with students about the disaster. Campus residents may contact the Office of Housing and Residential Education at (615) 322-2591 as well. Students needing any assistance may always contact the Office of the Dean of Students at (615) 322-6400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inquiries in Nashville:
- Nashville/Davidson County Community Emergency Response Team:
- United Way 2-1-1: Resource Information: