We are working to support the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) as they help those affected by floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes to begin the overwhelming job of cleaning up.  One way of doing that is by giving, and you can make a donation by clicking here and selecting “Hurricane Relief.” 
Another great way to help is by making a Flood Bucket. You can bring any of the individual items below to drop off at the church on Sunday mornings, and we will put them together.  Or you can follow the instructions below and bring a fully assembled bucket.  Anything you donate will go straight to those cleaning up after this or future weather disasters.
Questions?  Would your Sunday School class or small group like to help put buckets together?  Email Pastor Janet.

One 50-100 ft. clothesline (cotton or plastic line)
• 24 roll of heavy-duty trash bags (33-45-gallon sizes)
   o Remove from packaging
• Five N95 particulate respirator dust masks (1-3 mm thickness)
   o No surgical masks
• Two pairs kitchen gloves
   o Durable for multiple uses
   o Remove from packaging
• One pair work gloves
   o Cotton with leather palm or all leather
• One five-gallon round bucket with re-sealable lid (14.35” h x 12.19” w x 12.19” d)
   o No screw lids
   o May be used, but must be free from all residual product
   o Advertisements on the outside acceptable
• One 32-64 oz. bottle liquid laundry detergent
• One 16-40 oz. bottle liquid concentrate household cleaner
   o No spray cleaners
• One 16-34 oz. bottle dish soap
• One 4-8 oz. pump spray air freshener
• One 6-14 oz. pump spray insect repellent (pack of 10-20 wipes also acceptable)
   o Pump spray bottles must have protective covers
• One scrub brush
   o With or without handle
• 18 re-useable cleaning wipes
   o No terrycloth, microfiber or paper towels
   o Remove from packaging
• Five scouring pads
   o No stainless-steel pads with soap in them
   o Remove from packaging
• 36-50 clothespins
• All items must be new except for the bucket and lid.
• All cleaning agents must be liquid form. No powders are accepted.
• If items have been omitted, label bucket. Please indicate which items are missing.
• Sponges have been removed from the list of supplies due to the challenge of locating the non-cellulose sponges that prevent mildew. Non-cellulose sponges will be added to each bucket upon arrival at the affiliate warehouse.
• Do not include any personal notes, money or additional material in the kits.
• Contents of kits or the containers of kits should not be imprinted with cartoon characters, advertisements, religious, patriotic, military or camouflage symbols.
• Place all liquid items in the bucket first.
• Place remaining items in the bucket fitting them around and between the liquid items.
• Scouring pads and trash bags can be separated in order to fit all the items in the bucket.
• Clothes pins may also be placed in a small re-sealable bag.
• Secure the lid on the filled bucket.