We are pleased and proud to present Carol Toney (with former president Carol Ruth DeVore) as a newly elected Director of United Methodist Women, Inc., and Debra Benson Payne as an alternate. We congratulate these women of the North Alabama Conference.
Volunteers at the United Methodist Disaster Response Warehouse in Decatur have received word that currently all UMCOR warehouses throughout the country are running low on cleaning buckets because all available kits have been shipped to Louisiana.
You and your congregation are needed to help replenish these much-needed supplies! For Cleaning Bucket instructions go to www.umdisasterwarehouse.org/umcor-kits/73-cleaning-buckets
Thank you for your response North Alabama!The Disaster Response Warehouse in Decatur has shipped multiple loads of supplies to Louisiana (including three 18 wheeler loads on Friday, August 19). Volunteers continue to collect and package supplies with plans to send more truck loads later this week.
In addition to cleaning buckets, other needed supplies include the following:
- Box fans
- 25 foot Extension Cords
- 2 gallon garden sprayers
- Flat billed shovels
- Garden rakes with 3 inch tines
Also, please remember, the Warehouse is staffed by volunteers. Make sure you call before you plan your trip to the warehouse. The Warehouse number is 256-341-9961.
Volunteers are needed at the Disaster Response Warehouse throughout the year. Call the Warehouse to arrange an opportunity for your church group to serve.