Hurricane Florence - Horry County Response

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NECHAMA – Jewish Response to Disaster is a 501(c)(3) volunteer organization providing clean-up and recovery assistance to homes and businesses affected by natural disaster.

Guided by the Jewish values of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world, performing good acts, and helping the stranger, NECHAMA offers a helping hand in the spirit of goodwill and creating mutual respect and understanding among people.

What We Do

Current Programs

Horry County Response

NECHAMA is responding to Hurricane Florence. We will be providing services including muck and guts as well as debris removal.

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Hurricane Maria – Puerto Rico Rebuild

Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, NECHAMA has launched it’s first ever Project outside the continental United States. We are currently accepting volunteers and donations to make this Project a success.

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Hurricane Harvey – Wharton County Rebuild

NECHAMA is working in Texas to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey. We will be providing services including installing drywall and insulation – as well as other basic repairs and are currently accepting volunteers to join us.

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MN Warehouse Volunteer Events

Throughout the year, NECHAMA offers warehouse workday and worknight events in Minnesota. It’s an opportunity for volunteers in and around the Twin Cities, to take part in our work by assisting us in maintaining our fleet, tools, and equipment.

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Latest Updates

We’re Hiring – Finance and Administrative Coordinator

We’re hiring. Join NECHAMA as our Finance and Administrative Coordinator and join a rapidly growing team committed to bringing hope and comfort to disaster-affected families throughout the United States. Click... Read More

Meet Volunteers Joe, Erick and Al

As recovery efforts continue in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit over a year ago, NECHAMA continues to receive dedicated and skilled volunteers. Over the last few days, it’s been... Read More

Hurricane Florence Assessments in South Carolina

Our Field Coordinator April is out assessing homes flooded from Hurricane Florence. Here you can see the waterline behind her. So many families are in need of assistance putting their... Read More


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