Crisis Response

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Theft of Baronial trailer in Atlantia

Aodh Adendra Marland, Baroness of Hidden Mountain in Atlantia, reports that her trailer, containing a great deal of baronial gear, was stolen June 26, 2013 from her home in Ridgeville, South Carolina.

Be a hero, save a life at Pennsic 42

Baroness Angelique d’Herisson reports that a Red Cross Blood Drive will again take place at this year's Pennsic War.

Ansteorra tornado disaster relief: How you can help

Lady Marion inghean ui Ruanadha, Disaster Relief Coordinator for the Kingdom of Ansteorra, offers detailed information on how other SCA members can help those affected by this week's massive tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma.

Theft in Smythkepe

Edrei the Quiet of the Shire of Smythkepe in Fort Smith, Arkansas (Kingdom of Gleann Abhann), reports that his storage unit was robbed on February 13, 2013. Any help in locating lost items will be welcome.

SCAdian loses home to fire in Vermont

Master Tearlach of the East Kingdom recently lost his home to a fire, and hopes that SCAdians around the Known World can help.

SCA gear stolen in Atlantia

Asta knarrarbringa reposts that her trailer containing SCA gear was stolen October 18, 2012 in Florence, South Carolina.

Using a fire extinguisher safely

While slightly off-topic, this blog article from ABC News could save a life, especially with Pennsic coming. The article by Elisabeth Leamy teaches How to Use Fire Extinguishers Correctly: Think P.A.S.S. (You do keep a fire extinguisher in your camp, right?)

Be a Hero, Save a Life at Pennsic War

Baroness Angelique d'Herisson will once again head up the Pennsic Blood Drive effort at the upcoming War. She encourages all to Be a Hero, Save a Life at Pennsic War.

Search on for missing SCA member

Mark Allen Mussack, an SCA member from the Barony of Atenveldt has been reported missing. He was last seen December 31, 2011 when dropped off by his wife at a Greyhound bus station in Vernal, Arizona. Mussack was traveling to Denver, Colorado.

Pennsic 40 Blood Drive - Be a Hero, Save a Life at Pennsic War

Baroness Angelique d'Herisson offers information for the blood drive which will take place August 5 and August 8, 2011 at Pennsic War 40.

Benefit concert to help Bethancourt family recover from fire losses

Master Ioseph of Locksley and his wife, who live in Atenveldt, recently lost their home to a house fire on April 30. They saved themselves, their pets, and his musical instruments, but lost all else. Fundraising efforts, including a May 14 benefit concert, hope to help them replace and rebuild what was lost.

SCA Member Services office acts to protect memberships for tornado-affected areas

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, has announced that the SCA's Member Services office will suspend memberships for residents of those affected by the recent tornadoes in the southern U.S., to protect those members from expired memberships during the crisis.

SCAdians to participate in Melbourne's Concert for Christchurch

SCA members Rodrigo (James Brown) and Caracticus (Zyl) will be performing at the upcoming Concert for Christchurch, to benefit earthquakes victims, April 7, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia.

Assistance to our Friends in the Kingdom of Lochoc

Denys the Decadent, from the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, reports that a website has been created to help those affected by recent flooding in Queensland, Australia.

Armor stolen at Caid's Crown Prints Prize event

William "Takumi" MacLyr, Kingdom of Caid Constable, reports that armor was stolen at the recent Crown Prints Prize event and asks the populace to be on the lookout to recover it if it is sold.

SCA member vehicle stolen in Calontir

The HL Rebecca Beaumont reports that a white Chevrolet Suburban owned by Mistress Cathrine Anne Applebee & HL Ruaidhri MacMurrough was stolen July 18, 2010.

[OUT] Gulf of Mexico Tournament

In 30 days (and every day) more crude oil will be washing up on the coasts of The Gulf of Mexico, threatening the livelyhood of fisherman, wildlife and sea life. The damage will affect everyone for years to come. If you are a little bit like me, you are heartbroken at the images of the birds, turtles, fish and dolphins among so many other including humans that are deeply affected by the Oil Spill.

Knots-of-Love brings smiles to cancer patients

Knitters and crocheters looking for a project may want to check out Knots-of-Love, an organization that provides "crocheted and knitted caps for chemo patients and others facing life-threatening illnesses and injuries."

Swords stolen in Atenveldt

Konot reports that several swords and schlagers were stolen December 11, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.

Pennsic 38 Blood Drive: Be a Hero, Save a Life at Pennsic War

Baroness Angelique d'Herisson, Pennsic Blood Drive Liaison, requests the attention of Pennsic attendees for an announcement regarding this year's Pennsic Blood Drive.

SCAdian mother seeks missing daughter [updated]

Tracey Duncan of the Barony of Windmasters' Hill in Atlantia, asks help from the SCA community to locate her 17-year-old daughter Tiffany Marie Duncan, who left home in Raleigh, NC, on Saturday, December 6, 2008. Fracey has posted a website with a photo of Tiffany. We are now advised Tiffany has been located.

Relief donations sought for Caidans severely burned in fire

Thursday November 13th, 2008 two members of the Shire of Isles in the Kingdom of Caid were seriously injured. Wilhelm Caius (mka Lance Hoffman) and his wife Carla were severely burned escaping the Tea Fire in Montecito, CA.

Announcing the 7th Annual 12th Knight Auction!!

Sir Daniel has announced the recipient of the annual Knight Auction in the Kingdom of An Tir.

Elfsea Defender Cancelled

Their Excellencies Dire and Druinne, Baron and Baroness, Elfsea, and Morgarten, Elfsea Seneschal, have announced the cancellation of Elfsea Defender which would have taken place September 26-28, 2008.

Gleann Abhann Evacuates

In the face of Hurricanes Gustav and Hannah, Their Royal Highnesses, Havordh and Mary-Grace, Crown Prince and Princess of Gleann Abhann have asked to have shared the news that they have safely evacuated from their home in Louisiana, along with much of the Barony of Axemoor and the surrounding shires.

SCA family needs help

SCA member and bard Joe Bethancourt of the Kingdom of Atenveldt reports that four-year-old Avery Lubrecht, the daughter of an SCA fighter, is now fighting for her life. The little girl has Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES), a life-threatening disease that requires extensive medical treatment. You can help.

Pennsic 37 Blood Drive - Be a Hero, Save a Life at Pennsic War

Baroness Angelique d'Herisson reminds everyone that the Pennsic Blood Drive will be held August 1 and 4, 2008 at Zion Baptist Church.

Border Skirmish V cancelled due to heavy rainfall

Mistress Tatiana Marana Melville, Co-Autocrat for Border Skirmish V in the Kingdom of Northshield, has announced that the event has been cancelled due to heavy rainfall and flooding.

Sew Much Comfort Gives Aid for Soldiers

An Ohio-based group, "Sew Much Comfort," has taken on the job of providing adapted clothing for wounded soldiers. They are seeking volunteers to help with the sewing projects.

Reminder: Iron Chef: Marshin Fayne and 6th Annual Goods and Services Auction

This is a reminder that on Thursday, March 13 at Gulf Wars XVII, Clan Marshin Fayne will be hosting to incredible events filled with food, fun, and Charity.