The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Despite remarkable progress in the fight against cancer, there are many cancer patients whose greatest challenge isn’t lack of treatment. It’s lack of transportation.To make sure patients can get to and from treatment, the American Cancer Society offers the Road to Recovery transportation program.To become a volunteer driver, you need: a safe and reliable vehicle, a current, valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, a good driving record, a commitment to confidentiality, a training will be provided for all volunteers.To become a volunteer driver in your area call 1.877.901.2862 or visit cancer.org.