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      EMPACT NW USAR & Volunteers Return From Oso


      EMPACT NW volunteers deployed to Darington, WA in support of the search and recovery operations in the aftermath of the Oso mudslide. EMPACT NW followed the appropriate channels through the emergency operations center in Arlington, and were asked to join the efforts in the East Division. EMAPCT USAR was assigned to the Department of Natural Resources Type II Incident Management Team. Our task was to merge into recovery operations commanded Read the full article

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      Amazon Smile and EMPACT NW: Online Shopping for Rescue!


      AmazonSmile  is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com.  The difference is that when customers shop on  AmazonSmile , the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by you! How does it work? When you first visit AmazonSmile, you’ll be prompted to select a charitable organization, Read the full article

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      EMPACT Haiti Launches New Organization!


      EMPACT Haiti, a sister organization run independently BY Haitians FOR Haitians begins service April 1st, 2013! EMPACT Haiti is an autonomous Haitian NGO dedicated to emergency medical service education and development in Haiti. EMPACT Haiti will continue the mission of promoting EMS education and system development throughout Haiti.

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      Urban Search And Rescue Task Force


      Disaster Response Northwest is the west coast based rapid response team for EMPACT. Designed to put boots on the ground within 72 hours of any systemic collapse disaster, DRNW is meant to provide advanced field care for the critical first several weeks after a disaster, until larger organizations can provide more stable, long lasting services.

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    EMPACT USAR Team Receives Grant


    Friday, August 22nd, 2014

    On August 20th, EMPACT USAR was awarded a second $20,000 grant for rescue equipment and safety supplies. For the second year in a row, the Puyallup Tribe has been a major financial contributor to our disaster response program. Last year, the funds provided by the Puyallup tribe allowed our USAR team to purchase enough equipment to qualify as a Type III USAR Team. Our teams then responded to Typhoon Haiyan Read the full article

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    Canaan/Res-Q-Haiti: EMPACT Northwest moving forward in Haiti


    Friday, August 15th, 2014

    After a week-long introduction and assessment mission in Haiti, it has been determined to continue Canaan and Res-Q-Haiti deployments as planned for later this year. Canaan: I met with Dr Edward Bordes in Canaan. I was provided a tour of his clinic and surrounding community. Dr Bordes has been operating a primitive clinic in Canaan III. Canaan, as some may already know, is a desolate region just outside a Port Read the full article

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    Canaan! Medical Deployment Opportunity


    Monday, July 7th, 2014

    EMPACT NW is proud to announce a new clinical capacity building and educational project in Canaan, Haiti! Starting in September 2014, EMPACT NW will host two trips to help stand up a general practice clinic in Canaan. EMPACT NW is committed to long term capacity building and improving access to healthcare in rural, underserved populations. We will not only provide annual medical services to this community, we will educate the Read the full article

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    Res-Q-Haiti June 21 Fundraiser


    Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

    Click the button for tickets!   A fundraising event in support of EMPACT Northwest firefighters and medical professionals Mission to Support and Educate Haitian First Responders Wine, Refreshments, Musical Entertainment, Auction with Special Guests Saturday June 21st 7:30pm-9:30pm Alki Arts 1124 1st Ave, Seattle ON-LINE Purchase $25 per person, DOOR: $35

  • Donate


    EMPACT Northwest is a charitable 501c3 organization and is 100% powered by donations. To make a contribution to this cause please donate below.

  • EMPACT Crossfit!


    All of the EMPACT Network of Crossfit Gym’s have guranteed a significant portion of the sale proceeds to EMPACT Northwest. If you are ready to join a gym, join it through EMPACT Northwest! It wont cost you an extra dime for membership and 20% of the proceeds are donated to EMPACT NW operational funds! Take care of yourself, take care of the world, support local business!

  • Volunteer


    Another great way to help out is to volunteer. EMPACT is always looking for skilled volunteers to work in both the US and overseas.

  • Testimonials


    “This is the kind of friends that Haiti needs, and also that’s the kind of help Haiti needs. When you educate Haiti’s children, so they can at their turns take care of themselves, others, and also educate them, that’s how Haiti is going to get stronger and stronger, and being able to go on road of development. Then, who knows one time they can go help other people or countries Read the full article

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