Tag Archive: Flood Buckets

“Work Blitz” Round 2: Sellers needs your help

If you missed the “Nichols Blitz” earlier this month – or you want to experience it again – you have another chance to help people devastated and left homeless by flooding in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church has scheduled a two-day work blitz for Jan. 13-14 …

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Volunteers desperately needed to help with hurricane response

Dozens of Early Response Teams from the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church have deployed to help those most affected by Hurricane Matthew and the flooding that followed. But more volunteers are desperately needed, and church officials have scheduled several opportunities in the coming weeks for those who want to train to become …

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Donate this, not that — best ways to help when disaster strikes

By Susan Kim umcor.org There’s no set-in-stone guide to appropriate giving, since every disaster is different and needs change every day. But in the spirit of educating donors, the United Methodist Committee on Relief presents “Donate This, Not That!” These guidelines are based on recommendations of seasoned responders from many areas of the country. Need …

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Louisiana Conference needs disaster response teams

The Rev. Dave Carlton, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Buras, La., watched television news reports of Hurricane Isaac’s devastating impact on Plaquemines Parish from a hospital room in Natchez, Miss. Carlton was on an overnight trip to Birmingham, Ala. and stopped to eat lunch in Mississippi. When he stood up from the meal, …

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UMCOR Cleaning Buckets Needed

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, United Methodist Committee on Relief is calling for churches to help make cleaning buckets and health kits to distribute to survivors.   UMCOR said the 18,930 cleaning buckets in their inventory as of the end of October will all be distributed by Thanksgiving, if not before. The latest information …

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