UMCOR is asking United Methodists to provide health kits that can be sent to earthquake-devastated Haiti. The kits, valued at about $12 per kit, contain everything from towels and washcloths to sterile bandages and bar soap. The kits will be distributed to those forced to leave their homes.
Instructions for assembling the kits are on the UMCOR site. Church members and groups should drop off their assembled kits at the following district drop-off points now through Friday, Feb. 5. PLEASE NOTE: THIS DATE HAS BEEN ADJUSTED SINCE PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENT.
ABINGDON: Pleasant View UMC, Project Crossroads (Marion), District Office
BIG STONE GAP: District Office
CHATTANOOGA: Brainerd UMC (*Exception: please drop off Chattanooga kits 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1.)
CLEVELAND: District Office
JOHNSON CITY: District Office
KINGSPORT: First Broad Street UMC
KNOXVILLE: District Office
MARYVILLE: Fairview UMC
MORRISTOWN: Asbury (Greeneville) UMC and District Office
OAK RIDGE: Luminary UMC
TAZEWELL: District Office
WYTHEVILLE: First Hillsville UMC and Mt. Pleasant UMC
For more information, contact your district office or firstname.lastname@example.org.