Partner Members

SEPA VOAD Partner Agencies are voluntary 501(c)3 organizations with disaster planning and operational capabilities that provide an active role and have a disaster preparedness or response program for commitment of resources to meet the needs of people at risk or affected by disaster without discrimination. These organizations are located, or provide services through a local affiliate, in the five-county SEPA region.

2-1-1 SEPA / United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey


The mission of United Way is to create positive sustainable changes in community conditions for all residents-in-need by mobilizing the caring power of their local community. 2-1-1, a program of the United Way, is a free, easy-to-remember phone number that connects people to important health and human services in the five-county SEPA region– for everyday needs and in crisis situations.

American Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter


The Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter seeks to fulfill on a regional level the American Red Cross mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Brethren Disaster Ministries

Inspired by Jesus, Brethren Disaster Ministries focuses on rebuilding homes, caring for children, and providing international relief by engaging our volunteers, supporters, and partners to serve communities recovering from disaster.

Bucks County Animal Response Team (BCART)


BCART is a 501(c)(3) entity governed under the Pennsylvania State Animal Response TEAM – PASART; a state-wide organization overseeing animal response teams organized at county levels. Our mission is to educate the public about preparing for disaster situations with respect to animals.

Chester County Council, Boy Scouts of America


The Boy Scouts' vision is to prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law. We achieve this through thousands of dedicated, talented volunteers and a small number of professional staff.

Church World Service


Church World Service was born in 1946, in the aftermath of World War II. Seventeen denominations came together to form an agency "to do in partnership what none of us could hope to do as well alone." The mission: Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, heal the sick, comfort the aged, shelter the homeless. More than 65 years later the mission remains, though where and how we accomplish it has changed dramatically.

Cityteam Ministries


Cityteam is a nondenominational Christian non-profit serving the poor, the homeless, and the lost in local communities in the United States and around the world.

Eastern PA Conference of the UMC


The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference has a mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. There are nearly 500 churches in the EPA Conference, which are part of The Philadelphia Area, led by Bishop Peggy A. Johnson.

Islamic Circle of North America - PA Chapter


The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) has worked to establish connections between Islam and the public, collaborating with numerous Muslim organizations and national interfaith organizations to reach this end. By focusing on self-development, education, outreach and social services, ICNA has cemented its place as a leading grassroots organization in the American Muslim community.

Keystone Crisis Intervention Team


Empowers local communities to support crime victims in their recovery from traumatic incidents by assessing the impact of the event on the community, developing an intervention plan, and providing crisis intervention by trained volunteer teams.

Liberty Lutheran Services


Liberty Lutheran faithfully provides vital resources for individuals and families facing life-changing situations, from the earliest stages of life through the many stages of aging.

Operation BBQ Relief


Provides food in disaster to those affected and first responders. 

PA Southeast Conference, United Church of Christ


The United Church of Christ (UCC) is a distinct and diverse community of Christians that come together as one church to join faith and action.  Disaster ministries of the Conference oversees the our work of preparedness, response, and long-term recovery as it serves as a messenger of hope, help and transformation to congregations and communities impacted by catastrophic events.  



Philabundance was created in 1984 with the simple belief that no man, woman or child should go hungry. We seek to drive hunger from our communities today and end hunger forever.   

Presbytery of Philadelphia


The Presbytery of Philadelphia seeks to provide resources and support to our churches to develop healthy congregations, faithful leadership, common mission and ministry and essential administrative and institutional support.

Southern Baptist Disaster Relief


Southern Baptist Disaster Relief Rebuild volunteers bring Help, Healing and Hope to people and communities as they rebuild homes damaged by disasters.

Team Rubicon


Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams.

The Salvation Army


The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

United Way of Bucks County


United Way of Bucks County is dedicated to improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities.

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (SEPA VOAD) represent faith based, community based, and regional organizations.

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