How We've Helped

How We've Helped

Who Benefits from CERV’s Projects and Activities

Below is a list of organizations, agencies, individuals, groups and communities that CERV of the Monterey Peninsula has helped over the years.

2018

  • CERT collaboration – Monterey, Pacific Grove, South County, Marina, Seaside, Salinas, CalFire, Santa Cruz CERT instructors > Collaboration; Community Resilience – Preparedness, Relief Recovery

  • Project focused on Disaster Cycle Persons with Access and Functional Needs (AFN): Access to Communication, Safety, Health, Transportation, Mobility, Independence > Information exchange, Collaboration, Community Resilience – Preparedness, Relief and Recover

  • Monterey Gives video project underway as well as other activities related to people with AFN

  • Website and social media > Information exchange enhanced

  • Big Sur Marathons, July 4th parade and booth, Safety Fairs, Disaster events for general public > Collaboration, Information exchange, Community Resilience – Preparedness

  • AAA, CERV, OES AFN Working group collaboration. 5,000 backpacks to organizations representing people with disabilities/access and functional needs in Monterey County > Preparedness, Information exchange, Community Resilience, Collaboration

  • AFN Working group (CERV, ARC, MCOES, CCCIL, United Way, CCFM). Meeting monthly.

  • CERV to report to California Disaster Coalition report on Monterey County AFN Working Group activities. 

  • CERT/CERT Annual BBQ. 

2017

  • Recovers Project – Soberanes Fire – Big Sur > Disaster Relief and Recovery / Community Resilience

  • Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel CERT Wish list project – Neighborhoods > Equipment

  • Red Cross Disaster Service Award to CERV member > Collaboration, Community Resilience 

  • Workshops – Red Cross  > Training

  • Website and social media > Information

  • CERT collaboration/Teen CERT – Monterey, Pacific Grove, South County, Marina, Seaside, Salinas, CalFire CERT instructor, Santa Cruz CERT instructors > Collaboration; Community Resilience – Preparedness, Relief Recovery

  • Big Sur Marathons, July 4th parade and booth, Safety Fairs, Disaster events for general public > Collaboration, Information exchange, Community Resilience - Preparedness

2016

  • Early Action Mobile Units - Monterey, PG, Carmel, South County, Marina, Seaside, Big Sur, Cachagua CERT programs > Community Resilience/ Equipment

  • Label Maker Project -  Monterey CERT > Equipment

  • Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel CERT Wish list project – Neighborhoods > Equipment

  • Recovers website – Soberanes Fire – Big Sur Community and residents > Community Resilience - Relief/Recovery

  • Website and social media > Information exchange

  • Big Sur Marathons, July 4th parade and booth, Safety Fairs, Disaster events for general public > Collaboration, Information exchange, Community Resilience - Preparedness

2015

  • Recovers Project – Training volunteers > Community Resilience – Relief, Recovery

  • Workshops (Meals on Wheels) > Training - Preparedness

  • Monterey CERT Wish list project > Equipment

  • Website and Video development > Information exchange

  • Big Sur Marathons, July 4th parade and booth, Safety Fairs, Disaster events for general public > Collaboration, Information exchange, Community Resilience - Preparedness

2014

  • Recovers Project – CERT programs, Monterey Fire, PG City, Marina Fire, Seaside Fire > Community Resilience – Relief, Recovery

  • Monterey, Carmel, Pacific Grove CERT programs > Equipment 

  • Workshops (GoBags for Grandmas), Kinship Center Alliance on Aging ) > Training - Preparedness

  • Website, Facebook > Information exchange

  • Big Sur Marathons, July 4th parade and booth, Safety Fairs, Disaster events for  citizens, visitors, >Collaboration, Information exchange, Community Resilience - Preparedness

2012-2013

  • Pacific Grove CERT Team > Equipment

  • Monterey Cert Teams >Equipment

  • Workshops (GoBags for Grandma) - Kinship Center > Training- Preparedness

  • 4 free CERV Seminars, ~ 150  attended – Individuals and first responders from Monterey, Seaside, Marina, Carmel >Training- Preparedness

  • Solar Panel Project, Feasibility study – Monterey CERT > Equipment

  • Inventory Project - Monterey, Carmel, PG CERT programs > Equipment

  • Website - Design, start up. Community resource > Information exchange

  • Big Sur Marathons, July 4th parade and booth, Safety Fairs, Disaster events for general public > Collaboration, Information exchange, Community Resilience - Preparedness