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Forward Watch

Forward Watch, January 22

Team Rubicon completes its first Gulf Coast home rebuild and now supports 11 COVID-19 vaccination sites across the country.

Reflection

Getting a Shot to Get Back in the Field

A Greyshirt reflects on how a life-saving opportunity—getting the COVID-19 vaccine—means the opportunity to serve survivors.

Reflection

Out of Scrubs and Into a Grey Shirt

On his first deployment, a surgeon in Arizona goes from the frontline to managing the vaccination traffic line.

Team Rubicon News

Statement on the Peaceful Transition of Power

Team Rubicon condemns any violence and illegal actions, regardless of motivation, or any other acts that threaten our democracy, including those that took place at the Capitol on January 6th.  We hope that tomorrow’s transfer of power will be peaceful, just as it has been in every transition since our nation’s founding.  Dedicated to serving communities impacted by disasters and humanitarian crises, … Read More

Forward Watch

Forward Watch, January 15

Team Rubicon’s ability to support COVID-19 vaccine distribution continues to grow.

Reflections

The 91-Day Greyshirt

How I went from sign-up to the Navajo Nation’s longest-serving volunteer in just three months.   We all have our own Team Rubicon journey. Mine goes from thinking I didn’t belong to becoming a comms lead in a matter of months. I grew up wanting to serve in the military. My father was a Marine, … Read More

The Stories We Tell Ourselves Matter

Applying for the Clay Hunt Fellowship Program (CHFP) was something I felt that I needed to do. As a black woman and a U.S. Marine, I am always conscious of the systemic racism my fellow Americans and I have experienced, even after fighting for and serving our country. But, I also needed help transitioning from … Read More

Care during COVID-19: A Physician’s Greyshirt Experience

It was late in the evening after another busy shift in the emergency department. I grabbed my bag, a now-cold cup of coffee, and headed towards my car. I was physically and emotionally drained, but as I flipped through news articles, all centered on the COVID crisis, I wished I could do more. The week … Read More

Finding Father Figures in Grey—and Man Glitter

On her first operation as a sawyer, one Greyshirt planned to sit back, be a spotter, and let the guys make the chips fly. Two Greyshirts ruined that plan. Lucy Loftus reflects on finding father figures in Team Rubicon.

History & Culture

History and Culture

9/11: Memories and Reflection

Art delaCruz was aboard the USS Enterprise, exiting the Persian Gulf, when a series of four attacks changed the world. Nearly two decades later, Team Rubicon’s COO reflects on that day and the 9/11 attacks.

History and Culture

More Than One Way Into the Grey

From cans of cola to bad romance, four crazy stories of how some amazing volunteers got involved with Team Rubicon.

Stories of Service

COVID-19

Partner News

Partner News

Penske Media Corporation Launches “Hail the Heroes” Initiative Alongside Team Rubicon to Raise Funds for COVID-19 Relief

May 7, 2020 (New York, NY) — Today, at 7pm ET, in a round of virtual applause, Penske Media Corporation (PMC) launched “Hail the Heroes,” a thank you initiative to raise funds for Team Rubicon and their efforts around the COVID-19 crisis. Leaders from across PMC’s portfolio of media brands, including Rolling Stone, Variety, WWD, and Deadline, have joined together with luminaries in the … Read More

COVID-19

Fighting Hunger with Feeding America

Yesterday, Team Rubicon announced a new partnership with Feeding America to ensure that families in vulnerable communities get the food and supplies they need throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. Feeding America is a charitable network made up of over 200 individual member food banks with the goal of eliminating hunger in the U.S. Each year they provide roughly 4.3 billion free meals through community pantries and nutrition assistance programs that serve every county in the country. While we … Read More

From the Field

Reflection

Getting a Shot to Get Back in the Field

A Greyshirt reflects on how a life-saving opportunity—getting the COVID-19 vaccine—means the opportunity to serve survivors.

Reflection

Out of Scrubs and Into a Grey Shirt

On his first deployment, a surgeon in Arizona goes from the frontline to managing the vaccination traffic line.

Reflection

Finding Purpose During the Pandemic

Furloughed by the coronavirus, a hospitality worker spends his time as a disaster relief volunteer and finds a new meaning of service.

Reflection

In Service, Finding Soul Food

A Canadian Greyshirt who responded to Hurricane Sally reflects on community, teamwork, and the TRibe.

CHFP

CHFP

Team Rubicon’s Clay Hunt Fellows Program Announces a New Cohort

The Clay Hunt Fellows Program is a 6-month leadership and training program for veteran members of Team Rubicon. This program equips the veteran with tools to redefine their purpose and identity out of uniform for a life of continued service through a 6-month Base Camp curriculum of strengths discovery, self-awareness exploration, discussions, reading and self-reflection … Read More

In the Grey

In The Grey

Five Ways to Go Grey on Black Friday

Here’s how to turn the biggest shopping day of the year into a do-gooder’s holiday from the comfort of the couch or within the community.

Education

Education

Put an End to the Social Injustice of Disaster Relief

Jake Wood, Team Rubicon founder and CEO, and Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood, on how disasters have amplified inequity and social injustice in the U.S. more than ever before.

Education

Surviving the Disaster After the Disaster

When it comes to disasters, it’s not always the storm that causes the most deaths but the dangers that come after. Luckily, many can be avoided. Here’s how.

Education

How to Prep Your Pets for Disaster

Your four-legged friends may not always understand what’s going on, but here is what you can do to keep them and your family safe when things go south.