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.
Escondido Cadet Squadron 714, Civil Air PatrolEscondido Cadet Squadron 714, Civil Air Patrol
Citizens Serving Communities - Above and Beyond! Civil Air Patrol is the nation's finest force of citizen volunteers - performing Missions for America. To serve America by performing emergency services, disaster relief and other humanitarian missions... Read more
Civil Air Patrol is the nation's finest force of citizen volunteers - performing Missions for America.
To serve America by performing emergency services, disaster relief and other humanitarian missions for our communities, states, and nation; developing our nation's youth; and educating our citizens on the importance of air and space power.
Semper Vigilans(Always Vigilant)
Our history dates back to World War II, when civilian pilots flew their private aircraft from the Atlantic coast, patrolling America's shores for German U-boats. The Civil Air Patrol is a congressionally chartered, non-profit corporation, and the all volunteer auxiliary of the Untied States Air Force.
Our missions cover all aspects of Aerospace Education (for members and the general public), Cadet Programs (leadership and military-style instruction), and Emergency Serivces (search & rescue, disaster relief, homeland security, and more).
For those not located in the Escondido / San Diego area, please visit our national website for more information: