HANDS ON! Churches collect more than 7,000 kits for Africa

HANDS ON! Churches collect more than 7,000 kits for Africa

For weeks prior to Annual Conference, churches collected food, school, sewing, and health supplies for United Methodist missions in Liberia and Zimbabwe. The goods were collected in early June and dispatched to Africa on June 15. This year’s Hands-on Mission Project produced 7,037 kits valued at $232,221. Eleven districts exceeded their goals.

ABINGDON: School kits for Liberia. Goal: 300. Actual: 300.

BIG STONE GAP:
School kits for Liberia. Goal: 200. Actual: 235.

CHATTANOOGA: Health kits for Zimbabwe. Goal: 300. Actual: 892.

CLEVELAND: Sewing kits for Zimbabwe. Goal: 300. Actual: 427.

JOHNSON CITY:
School kits for Liberia. Goal: 400. Actual: 801.

KINGSPORT: School kits for Liberia. Goal: 300. Actual: 450.

KNOXVILLE: Food buckets for Zimbabwe. Goal: 400. Actual: 828.

MARYVILLE: Food buckets for Zimbabwe. Goal: 300. Actual: 458.

MORRISTOWN: School kits for Zimbabwe. Goal: 300. Actual: 1,028.

OAK RIDGE: Food buckets for Liberia. Goal: 400. Actual: 485.

TAZEWELL: Health kits for Liberia. Goal: 250. Actual: 589.

WYTHEVILLE: Health kits for Liberia. Goal: 300. Actual: 544

 

See also the "Hands On" page in the June/July issue of The Call.