Rescuer Training (2017-2018)

by EMPACT Northwest
Rescuer Training (2017-2018)
Rescuer Training (2017-2018)
Rescuer Training (2017-2018)
Rescuer Training (2017-2018)
Rescuer Training (2017-2018)
Rescuer Training (2017-2018)
Rescuer Training (2017-2018)
Rescuer Training (2017-2018)
Rescuer Training (2017-2018)
Rescuer Training (2017-2018)
Rescuer Training (2017-2018)
Rescuer Training (2017-2018)
Rescuer Training (2017-2018)
Rescuer Training (2017-2018)


Rescue takes training and training costs money. We need your support to keep our rescuers ready to go and assist those most in need!

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Every year our nation and our world are wracked by disasters that leave people trapped, injured, stranded, lost, and frightened. Our volunteer rescue team stands ready to bring these people hope but we have to stay trained to be proficient and training costs money. Empact responds to disasters all over the world, ranging from earthquakes to floods to medical pandemics. In the past, we've sent teams to Louisiana, Japan, Haiti, Texas, Nepal, Sierra Leone, The Philippines, and Washington State.


This project will help us not only continue our own internal training in rescue from collapsed buildings and devastating floods, medical care, and incident management; but also allow us to bring that same training to non-profits, partner organizations, and small communities throughout the US. Our 58 dedicated volunteers include firefighters, medics, doctors, nurses, and dog handlers; all of whom willingly set their own jobs and families aside to serve others before, during, and after disasters.

Long-Term Impact

With your generous support we will be able to continue to field a highly trained group of internationally deployable Urban Search and Rescue Personnel as well as maximize our ability to train those working in some of the nations most underserved communities. Empact is the only non profit to field such a team and we want to make sure we get this valuable work out to as many people, responders, and communities as possible. This keeps us response ready and helps communities become disaster ready.


Organization Information

EMPACT Northwest

Location: Tacoma, WA - USA
Project Leader:
Jake Gillanders
Executive Director
Kingston , WA United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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