Panther Response Team

The UWM Panther Response Team (PRT) facilitates opportunities for UW-Milwaukee students, faculty, and staff to train and serve with agencies and non-profit organizations that support individuals and communities as they prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters. Opportunities include:

  • Helping to clean up a community after an emergency or disaster,
  • Installing smoke detectors in homes after a neighborhood fire,
  • Assessing the need for lifesaving equipment such as AED devices,
  • Building and rehabilitating homes in urban and rural communities,
  • Volunteering at a temporary shelter after a tornado or flood.

How to Join

Contact program manager, Zack Garrity for more information at