2016 Greenbrier Valley Flood Recovery
Once a community has been stabilized, efforts need to shift from immediate relief to long-term rebuilding and recovery.
Recovery is a marathon not a sprint. Resources can step in too early and exhaust funding.
A major disaster such as we have experienced typically requires between 5 and 10 years before a community has returned to a state of normalcy.
Funding will be needed up to 10 years.
Long-term operational funding for community recovery requires attentive grantmaking that is flexible. New information continues to become available; timelines shift; priorities can change.
The Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation will be concentrating on
The board of directors has established a fund to support rebuilding projects with an initial $10,000 donation.
Contributions to this effort can be made through this PayPal button:
Country Roads Recovery Fund has also been established to bring together business leaders, relief organizations, government officials, and titans of industry in order to rebuild for long-term recovery and prosperity.
A new West Virginia for a better tomorrow!
Donations to the Country Roads Recovery Fund can be made through this PayPal button: