CARD is a nonprofit agency, based in Oakland California. We were created by local nonprofit agencies to address the preparedness and response needs of service providers — whose consumers are among the most vulnerable people in any community.
The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake demonstrated what is now familiar: that despite great effort and billions of dollars invested, traditional disaster response agencies simply cannot address all of the emergency preparedness, planning and response needs of our increasingly diverse society.
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Top Eight Ways to Help CARD Prosper!
Since the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, CARD has championed making emergency readiness and disaster response a positive, accessible, and empowering experience for the people who need it most. As disasters have grown more complex, politicized, and scary; we’ve worked to make preparedness easier, more beneficial, and decidedly fear-free.
We have thousands of glowing evaluations, multiple awards, accolades , and REAL EMERGENCY successes, but we’ve still faced steep cuts in our government funding, and delays with other funds, so we are turning to you – because ANY further cuts to our small team will be felt in the nonprofit community we serve. Here are a few ways you can help
Ana-Marie Jones inducted into Hall of Fame!
Ana-Marie Jones was inducted into The International Network of Women In Emergency Management's Hall of Fame
FEMA recognized CARD!
CARD's Executive Director, Ana-Marie Jones, has been recognized in FEMA's May 2013 publication "Toward More Resilient Futures: Putting Foresight Into Practice". We are honored to be recognized by FEMA and proud to be bringing our fear-free preparedness message to a national level.
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Top Eight Ways to Help CARD Prosper! Since the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, CARD has championed making emergency readiness and disaster response a positive, accessible, and empowering experience for the people who need it most. As disasters have grown more complex, politicized, and scary; we’ve worked to make preparedness easier, more beneficial, and decidedly fear-free. We […]
Hi Friends, We have a great opportunity to share with you! For years we’ve been passionate about the benefits of using mobile technology to support everyday effectiveness AND to excel in emergency preparedness / disaster response efforts. Now we have partnered with VisageMobile so we can bring you and all of our […]
#GivingTuesday Help Us Prepare Your Community to Prosper! By supporting CARD on this #GivingTuesday hundreds of communities will have access to the tools they need to Prepare to Prosper! Yes, someday we will have another big earthquake or fire, and we are helping even the most marginalized communities learn how to be powerful in […]