UMCOR Sager Brown needs more flood buckets
AUG. 6, 2007— United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) Sager Brown Depot has nearly depleted its supply of flood buckets. The response effort to the recent
For Kathy Kraiza, Executive Director, the empty racks in the
“The good news is that we have sent over 3,800 flood buckets to
Now, increasing the stock of flood buckets has become the most recent emergency at the Depot, as
UMCOR needs your help to ensure that this kind of support continues to be readily available. UMCOR has responded to 28 domestic emergencies in 24 annual conferences since September 2006. The many emergencies over the past months have depleted response supplies.
How You Can Help
“We would like to rebuild our inventory quickly,” Kraiza continued. She invites congregations and individuals to send bucket contents or a contribution to fund supplies purchases. A list of flood bucket contents can be found in the Relief Supply section of www.umcor.org, or you may give $45 towards the purchase of these items.
Sue King, Director of Volunteers in
“But,” she added, “Because of the cost of shipping from California-Nevada to
Checks can be mailed to UMCOR,
In addition, “If churches prefer to give their gifts through the Cal-Nev Conference,” said King, “we do have a designated account for Flood Bucket Funds here in the Volunteers in
The Cal-Nevada UMVIM office does NOT collect flood bucket items, however.