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2012 Hurricane Response


The Kentucky Conference is collecting flood buckets and health kits to ship to an UMCOR network warehouse in Pennsylvania. These kits will help meet some of the immediate needs of people impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

You can find details about what is included in a flood bucket or health kit, as well as instructions for assembling the kits, at www.umcor.org/UMCOR/relief-supplies.

The kits will be loaded onto a truck at Camp Kavanaugh in Crestwood on November 20. All completed kits need to be at Kavanaugh by that date.

Collection Sites for Flood Buckets & Health Kits

Grace UMC on Highway 23 in Greenup County
Please have items to site by noon on November 16.

Flood buckets will be gathered in the local churches and brought to The Foundry by the pastor or members of the churches during The Foundry’s regular office hours:  Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Maysville Trinity, Cynthiana First, and Immanuel
Please have the items to one of these three sites by noon, Monday, November 19th. 

District parsonage before November 20 (Call 502-494-0716 to arrange drop-off time)

Flood Buckets and Health Kits may be brought to the Micah Mission Center in Hopkinsville until November 15th. On November 15th, take kits to the Pastor's Meeting at Madisonville First UMC.

Donate to Hurricane Response

Make a monetary donation to UMCOR US Disaster Response, Hurricanes 2012, Advance #3021787. Please make checks payable to your local church and indicate the Advance # on the memo line. Local churches are asked to mail checks marked Advance #3021787  to:  Kentucky Conference Treasurer, 7400 Floydsburg Road, Crestwood, KY 40014. You can also text the word RESPONSE to 80888 to give an immediate $10 donation.

Bulletin Inserts
Flood Buckets/Health Kits
Hurricane Sandy Response


Jim Morse
Conference Disaster Response Coordinator


United Methodist Volunteers in Mission, SEJ

United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)