The Illinois VOAD is the state chapter of the National VOAD.
The VOAD consists of organizations active in disaster response throughout the state of Illinois.
The VOADs role is to bring organizations together and enable them to understand each other and work together during times of disaster preparedness, response, relief and recovery.
The Illinois VOAD adhere to the principles established by the National VOAD. The principles are referred to as the 4C's:
These principles serve as the foundation for the Illinois VOAD as it collaborates with local, regional and national partners to coordinate disaster relief, response and recovery efforts in times of disaster.