Staffing: Executive Director; Case Management Supervisor and 3 case managers, Construction supervisor and estimator; Volunteer manager and 2 deployment specialists comprise the staff.

Locations: Case Management, Construction and Executive Director offices are located at 105 E. Hwy 160 in Henryville. Offices are provided by St. Francis Xavier Church. Volunteer Center has moved to the Monroe Township Volunteer Fire Dept. The address is 315 S. Ferguson (Hwy 31S) in Henryville.

Activities:

Volunteer Reception Center: As of 8/18, 10,863 volunteers have been deployed to help with the recovery effort. They have done 45,222 hours to a dollar value of $985,387.

Case Management: As of 8/21, of the 1329 FEMA residents we have attempted contact, 994 have been reached. 341 have identified unmet needs. (Clark : 225, Jefferson: 19 and Washington: 97). 653 cases have been closed. 99 highest priority cases are assigned to case workers. Case managers are working with other organizations and agencies in the area to avoid duplication so that we are truly the gap funder of last dollar.

Unmet Needs Committee: The first meeting of the Unmet Needs Committee to review cases referred by case management and construction was held August 9th. Ten funders were at the table and allocated 58% of the total cost of $112,000 for the cases presented. We are recruiting local funders to join the Unmet Needs Process..

Funding: March2Recovery was awarded $2,080,300 from the Indiana Natural Disaster Fund 12 through Indiana Association of United Ways. The official grantee is our fiscal sponsor, Metro United Way.M2R policies and procedures guide all funding allotment decisions.

Spiritual and Emotional Needs Committee:

Funding was facilitated for summer school enrichment programs and day camps through this committee. A caregiver program is being explored for the 300 elderly survivors. The first meeting for survivors “Sharing Our Stories” was held in Otisco. Next sites are in Henryville and Daisy Hill areas. We are also working with affected communities to restore a community center and develop new playgrounds.

Construction:

Fifteen estimates have been completed and three are pending. Seven cases are active with the construction team and one rebuild is underway and 3 are pending. Three mobile home replacements are pending. Thirteen homes are active for repair and rehab. Four are waiting for the completion of a title search. Ten families are receiving Rental Assistance.

 

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