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Come meet member of the CARRT and learn about how you can help Arlington prepare for an emergency at the Arlington County Fair!

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Previous Volunteer Events

Flood Preparedness Pop-Ups: In honor of Arlington Preparedness Month and National Volunteer Appreciation Month, CARRT hosted a Preparedness Day of Action on Saturday, April 29th. Approximately two dozen CARRT and community volunteers helped make Arlington more flood ready by distributing flood prevention and emergency preparedness information in multiple languages. Over 450 one-on-one conversations were had with Arlington residents, business owners, and visitors in the Westover, Courthouse, and Arlington Mill neighborhoods.

Inaugural Event at MLK Day of Service: On Monday, January 16, CARRT hosted its inaugural community event at Volunteer Arlington’s MLK Day of Service. All Arlingtonians were invited to join “Ready, Set, Go-Bag!,” a session that included an in-person listen-and-learn on emergency preparedness, go-bags, and supporting neighbors in need. Approximately 130 starter go-bags were donated to AFAC’s Home Delivery Program, a service that assists low-income residents who are homebound due to illness or disability. In addition to the session, CARRT & CERT volunteers staffed a welcome table where they encouraged all 700+ MLK Day of Service in-person attendees to sign up for Arlington Alert and build an emergency kit at home.

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