Month: November 2017

A Season for Thankfulness – CLDR Volunteers

Lastly in our season of gratefulness, we want to give a special THANK YOU to our incredible volunteers who are at the heart of Child Life Disaster Relief.  This past year we had 35 volunteers deploy with Children’s Disaster Services teams to 8 national disasters.  These include: Missouri Tornadoes, The Mariposa, CA Wildfires, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane …

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A Season for Thankfulness – Financial & Material Support

CLDR is deeply grateful for the generous financial and material support we have received this year. We hit significant roadblocks this year where financial support was necessary to continue our initiatives.  At the same time, Child’s Play reached out to us and we have been overwhelmed by their support.  Child’s Play is not only providing …

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A Season for Thankfulness – Children’s Disaster Services & Camp Noah

Continuing our season of gratefulness, we want to give a huge THANK YOU to Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) and Camp Noah for the work they do and for the opportunity to join them in their mission!  CDS and Camp Noah are both members of National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) and two of the …

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A Season for Thankfulness – Research Task Forces

We are incredibly grateful for our CLDR Research Task Force team members.  This past year, there have been two different CLDR research task forces working hard to build evidence and knowledge to help build sustainability for our organization, establish an evidenced-based foundation for our services, and create new knowledge through scientific exploration. The first task …

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A Season for Thankfulness – CLDR Local Task Force & VUF

Throughout the year, one of the main goals of CLDR has been to expand our local services across the nation.  It is our vision to have CLDR certified child life specialists responding to small-scale local events through systematic integration with their local emergency entities – American Red Cross, Emergency Management Agencies, first responders, etc.  Through …

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A Season for Thankfulness – CLDR Local Task Force & VUF

Throughout the year, one of the main goals of CLDR has been to expand our local services across the nation.  It is our vision to have CLDR certified child life specialists responding to small-scale local events through systematic integration with their local emergency entities – American Red Cross, Emergency Management Agencies, first responders, etc.  Through …

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