Love in the Disaster Relief Air

Julie H. Case

For Valentine's Day, Team Rubicon looks back on some of our favorite love stories—conventional and not.

For Valentine’s Day, Team Rubicon looks back on some of our favorite love stories—conventional and not.

Couples That Deploy Together Stay Together

In 2019, after Winter Storm Ulmer brought winds over 100 mph, blizzard conditions, and record rains to the Midwest, three Greyshirt couples tore down walls in the Heartland. Read all about it in “A Midwest Deployment and an Extreme Double Date.”

Veterans and Greyshirts, Linda and Greg Ruestows

Turning Passion Into Service

Some couples have been known to meet while in grey. Some couples drag their loved ones into the TRibe. Some develop mad disaster response skills as a sort of “romantic revenge.” The story “More Than One Way Into the Grey” has it all.

Kayla McCullough

Love Thy Neighbor

Concerned about elderly neighbors when the COVID-19 pandemic hit New York City, one Greyshirt started checking in on them. Soon, he was spending lunch hour every day with his favorite. Read about it in “In Manhattan, Delivering Care, Comfort, and Rice to the Elderly.”

Carlos Chiossone and his father-in-law.
  • Greyshirt Always

    Transforming Time into Impact

    How harnessing the irreplaceable gift of volunteers' time creates lasting impact and builds capacity within Team Rubicon and beyond.

  • Reflection

    Remembering Team Rubicon’s Typhoon Haiyan Response 10 Years Later 

    A Greyshirt reflects on his first international operation, tarping a roof during a 7-year-old’s surgery, and how the disaster relief and humanitarian aid nonprofit has changed over the decade.

  • Reflection

    All the Waterworks

    A Greyshirt reflects on proud moments from his time responding to the Morocco earthquake, and how a water filter and tea with an elder nearly broke his composure.

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