Our Mission

The mission of the Bulloch County VOAD is to advocate and provide for a coordinated management of processes associated with the immediate and long term recovery assistance for persons affected by disaster.

Read the Statesboro Herald's article about the VOAD, Bulloch VOAD versus Irma, on our efforts with Hurricane Irma.

Our Purpose

The Bulloch County VOAD will adhere to the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (NVOAD) core values.  BCVOAD working relationships are achieved through the guiding principles of Cooperation, Communication, Coordination, Collaboration, and Education of member organizations and individuals.

Meet the VOAD Team

 These are the people who steer the VOAD and help make decisions, with input from others.

Executive Committee

Chair - Bob Oliff, United Way of Southeast Georgia
Vice Chair - Dal Cannady, WTOC/American Red Cross
Secretary - Lora Cooper, Outreach Center & Carey Melton, United Way of Southeast Georgia
Treasurer - Brice Bunting
Volunteer Coordinator - DeWayne Grice, Lori Grice Photography/Grice Insurance

Volunteer Point-People

Food Provisioning - John Long, Christian Social Ministries & Don Poe, Statesboro Food Bank
Shelters - Susan Allen, First Baptist Church
Volunteer Vetting - Rev. Jimmy Cason, First United Methodist Church
Public Information Sharing - Justin Samples, Statesboro Convention & Visitors Bureau
Web & Social Media Resources & Information Sharing - Mandy Edwards, ME Marketing Services
Donation Collection - Hugh & Chris Yaughn
Volunteer Hours Record Keeper - Kim Forstrom, United Country Low Country Auction & Real Estate
Long-Term Recovery Needs Coordinator - Matthew White, Statesboro High School
Case Worker - Kim Forstrom, United Country Low Country Auction & Real Estate

How to Help...

If you would like to help, please click the button to the right to volunteer.