UMCOR West Depot
News and Notes – September 2018
About UMCOR West
: Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, UMCOR West is one of two UMCOR Relief Supply warehouses. Mission groups from United Methodist Churches around the country travel to UMCOR West to help assemble, shelve and send out relief supplies to populations affected by natural disasters. For more information please visit UMCOR.ORG and click on the Relief Supply tab.
UMCOR West Mission Opportunities
: Recently, UMCOR West expanded its volunteer capacity for weekly work groups in an effort to grow the UMCOR “footprint” in the Salt Lake Valley. As a result, there are a several openings for 2019 and UMCOR staff are eager to welcome greater numbers of volunteers! All group sizes and age ranges are welcome. Please contact Rev. Brian Diggs at 801-973-7250 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
to book your church’s next mission trip.
UMCOR West Sewing Room:
The UMCOR West sewing room continues to be a vital part of the United Methodist mission in Utah and around the west. Led by Salt Lake resident Diane Minerich, sewers are now focused on creating and or collecting the following items:
- Blankets for Homeless Designed for Multiple uses (3X6 with quilt batting, dimensions and pictures available upon request)
- Camping Pillows
- Drawstring Shorts (Pattern: Simplicity 1520, use longer leg length on pattern)
- Plastic Mats for the Homeless (created out of plastic grocery store bags) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELO0NjhYuSg
- 1’ Elastic (used for making shorts)
- Twin Sized Quilt Tops or backing for Homeless Youth Shelter
For more detailed information regarding the UMCOR West sewing room, please contact Diane at 801-694-1158.
UMCOR West Office and Depot
1479 S 700 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84104