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EMPACT Northwest

Org #7622
Vetted since 2011
2010
year founded
$85,495
raised on GlobalGiving
12
years fundraising
5
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

EMPACT Northwest is a non-profit organization providing immediate disaster response, rescue training, and medical education for underserved communities. The EMPACT mission is accomplished with credentialed responders and educators who maintain the highest degree of professional integrity and organizational transparency.

Project Leaders
Jake Gillanders
Jake Gillanders
Sil Wong-Underwood
Sil Wong-Underwood
Team
Jake Gillanders
Organization Information
PO Box 65825
Tacoma, WA 98464
United States
(206) 453-0353
Organization Information
PO Box 65825
Tacoma, WA 98464
United States
(206) 453-0353

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Training first responders

By ~Sil Wong | Logistics Unit Leader/Board of Directors President

We have been quite busy at Empact Northwest. Besides responding to disasters as an Urban Search & Rescue team, we also train other first responders. We recently held our annual Rescue Systems 1... Read the full report ›

Training & Teaching in Louisiana

By Sil Wong | Logistics Unit Leader

In April of this year, 5 members of the USAR unit & senior staff of Empact Northwest was invited to Lake Charles, Louisiana to participate & teach at a multi-agency mock disaster drill. ... Read the full report ›

February 2019

By Jake Gillanders | Executive Director

Happy New Year! Since our last report, we've remained focused on expanding and improving our capabilities to respond here at home, as well helping other communities become more prepared. Since our... Read the full report ›
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