Bainbridge Island: We’re on it together

Bainbridge Prepares mascot “Ready Raccoon” with BIFD Assistant Chief Luke Carpenter and volunteers

Bainbridge Prepares is dedicated to supporting our community through communication and awareness, because when we’re all connected and informed, our island thrives.

A collaborative blend of individuals, organizations, and local government, Bainbridge Prepares is actively making our island community more resilient. Our shared goal is to become the most resilient town in Washington state.

As our government officials explained at our annual Three Days of Preparedness events, in the event of a disaster like an earthquake our brave first responders will be overwhelmed and our neighborhoods will be on their own. That’s when community is vital—neighbors helping neighbors—with everyone sharing the common goal of taking care of each other.

This site is your roadmap to action. As conscientious citizens, we can learn preparedness skills, build neighborly relations through the Map Your Neighborhood program, and volunteer with the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), the new network of Hub shelters, or one of our citizen-led teams.

Organizational leaders: you can get your campus, business, and faith-based organization prepared!

And if disaster never occurs? Thank goodness; let us continue to enjoy this marvelous island home!

Join your friends and neighbors. Help ensure our island is ready for anything: sign up now.