Materials to Donate

Do you have materials that should be included as part of the Joplin Hope Project? Please review the list below as examples of the kinds of the documents that are a good fit for the project. All materials included in the Joplin Hope Center project will be available for study and use by interested parties. We can accept printed materials that will be digitized and returned. We are unable to accept physical artifacts. Please contact us if you would like to be included.

Useful materials include but are not limited to:

  • After-Action Documents
  • Recovery Planning Documents
  • Best Practices Documents
  • Public Engagement Documents
  • Memorandums of Understanding
  • Interagency Agreements and records of how they were used
  • Examples of Policy Changes from insights gained from the disaster
  • Expenditures related to recovery
  • Rebuilding Improvement Strategies
  • Grant Applications related to recovery
  • Documentation of Damages
  • Community Programs Materials offered in response to the tornado
  • Funding Strategies and Disbursements
  • Training – for volunteers, employees, mental health workers, etc
  • Reopening Plans
  • Requests for Proposals related to recovery
  • Public Facing Documents distributed post tornado
  • Records of services/goods provided (composite numbers only)
  • Donation Records
  • Press Releases
  • Minutes of Meetings that document recovery progress
  • Broadcast media recordings
  • City Council Agendas, Minutes
  • Newsletters
  • Videos of Damage, Storm
  • Presentations Given at Conferences
  • Articles written for publication
  • Photos
  • Building Permits related to recovery
  • Land Disposition of Mercy – process
  • Guest Editorials
  • Letters to Editor
  • Documentary Materials
  • Commemorative Materials
  • Foundation Grant Distribution and Records
  • Community Development Block Grant Materials
  • Economic Development Administration Materials
  • Celebrity Visits and donations
  • Employment Strategies