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A Long Term Recovery Organization is a cooperative body that is made up of representatives and volunteers from faith-based, non-profit, government, business and other organizations working within a community to assist individuals and families in their RECOVERY after disaster.  RECOVERY is that time in which communities and organizations help affected households develop and implement plans on how to best move forward following disaster, and by providing trusted, viable resources. This time period is months to years.  To learn more about us please read on...

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Volunteers Are a Key Piece of Disaster Recovery

Volunteers allow us to stretch donor dollars so that more households can be served through our recovery initiatives.  Volunteers perform tasks that help alleviate expensive labor costs.  Disaster Recovery is a big job and we can't do it alone.  It requires many people with many different skills and personalities, coming together and working with the same goal - to help people get back home.  read on...

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Building Homes
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Help Us Make a Difference in Polk County

There are many ways to donate during a disaster.  During the response time many things are needed, such as toiletries, clothing and cleaning supplies, but during the months following a disaster, monetary donations as well as building materials go a long way.  Please consider a donation today.  
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Watch our Events page for information about upcoming fundraisers, trainings and board meetings.  read on...

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If you have been impacted by a disaster and need help recovering,  please fill out the application attached and we will reach out to you soon.  read on...

Spotlight in the Community


Our first client that we were proudly able to assist was Mr. Robert Johnson.  His home flooded after Winter Storm Uri in 2021.  There was extensive work that needed to be completed for him to be able to get back in his home.  Funding became available from St. Bernard Project (SBP) for people impacted by the Winter Storm.  read on...

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left to right: PCR Board President, Vernon Ware, Polk County Pct. 2 Commissioner, Ronnie Vincent, Robert Johnson, Mark Johnson

“Deciding to Act May Take a While; Much Longer Than the Action Itself.”

― Danielle Wengraf

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