Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies (BRACE) ,  Escambia County’s designated lead organization for disaster Volunteers and Donations,

continues to respond community needs to Hurricane Sally and COVID-19.  Click here to register to become a Volunteer. 


Volunteers Making A Difference!

Volunteers are the backbone behind BRACE.

We lean on their efforts to support us

and impact our community.

Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies (BRACE) is a community -based disaster coalition that leads in emergency preparedness, response, and recovery efforts in Escambia County.

We train and mobilize volunteers, and collaborate with local, regional, and national partners to ensure the disaster readiness of our community.


Florida families requested assistance from FEMA  from Hurricane Michael. 


families with major damage from Hurricane Ivan


Spared families from homelessness

from Hurricane Ivan 


housing assistance to disaster survivors

What We Do

For 14 years, Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies (BRACE) has been making our community disaster-resilient through public-private partnerships to educate, train, and engage donors and volunteers.

Food Pantry Assistance

Explore Our Programs

Let's make a difference by serving our community through:

  • Business Continuity Initiative

  • Citizen Corps

  • Disaster Planning

  • Marketing

  • Training Program

  • Veteran Outreach

  • AmeriCorps VISTA Project

  • Volunteer Outreach

  • Youth and Disabilities 

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Let's strive towards the vision of making our community the most disaster resilient in America.



Do you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to keep you, your family, and others safe during an emergency situation?




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    Northwest Florida Advanced Citizen Corps Academy
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    Escambia County Public Safety, 6575 North W Street, Pensacola, FL 32505, USA
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