Linden High School partnered with DRAW during the 2013-2014 school year, collecting supplies that DRAW would end up sending to survivors of tornado outbreak in Arkansas in April 2014. Because of the relationship that we formed, Linden HS asked our director, Greg, to be the commencement speaker at their 2014 graduation ceremony. This is the video of what he had to say.
Greg Martin was serving as a church youth director when he got a calling of a slightly different kind. In May of 2012, the day after one of many tornadoes pummeled Alabama that year, Martin says “I had this overwhelming sense that I should go do something.”
A Monroe woman who was among a volunteer crew cleaning up after last week’s damaging tornadoes in Moore and Norman, Okla., said she would do it again but hopes such a massive disaster response isn’t needed in any community soon.
Check out this video about DRAW done by Fox Detroit.
In 2013, Clarkston High School had a Charity Week where they supported, among other charities, DRAW. Our director, Greg, spoke at the kickoff of their charity week, and this was the talk.
In March 2013, less than a year after DRAW first began, a documentary was made outlining the infant stages of DRAW. Appropriately, it was titled the DRAWcumentary, and you can watch it here.
One month to the day after it was inundated by the Swimming River in Hurricane Sandy, the Red Bank Primary School reopened Monday morning.
Students at several Mid-Michigan schools are getting unique insight into disaster relief efforts on the East Coast this week. Greg Martin is the founder of DRAW- Disaster Relief At Work. He just returned from New Jersey, where he and about a dozen others spent five days helping Hurricane Sandy victims.