A by-product of the efforts by Latter-day Saint volunteers was connecting with other faith-based organizations who were also giving Christian service to the flood victims. These relationships were facilitated by Ross Penrod, Area Seventy executive secretary and a member of the Georgia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD). VOAD is an organization where volunteer organizations can collaborate and pool their resources for the common good of communities when disaster hits.
Penrod stated that the VOAD collaboration conference calls following the floods provided the Church with the opportunity to work with the Georgia Baptist Convention, Jehovah's Witnesses, Methodists, Operation Blessing and the Red Cross. The Church provided: