Chaires United Methodist Church
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Hurricane Assistance

Thank you so much to everyone who has already brought items to the church Sunday! We have a van load ready to go and help our conference as soon as possible. This Sunday we collected cases of water, gatorade/powerade, shelf-stable lunches and snacks, hygiene kits, flood buckets, and cleaning supplies. THANK YOU!!

Because the damage was extensive in some areas, we are going to set up long-term disaster relief through the Florida Conference of the UMC.

Here are the items we are collecting right now:

  • Unopened bottle water- in any size
  • Prepackaged unperishable food items
  • Unopened snacks that do not require refrigeration (single or multi pack)
  • Batteries
  • Disposable plates
  • Disposable Cups
  • Hand wipes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Diapers
  • Baby wipes
  • Baby food
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Gallon Ziploc bags
  • Black contractors trash bags
  • Basic First Aid Kits
  • Tarps

We know that many of you have offered other items (like clothing and furniture), but we are not able to accept these items at this time. We will update this list as the needs change.

ALSO - your cash contributions help immensely - you may give online using the links below or through our church on Sunday mornings. 100% of either choice below is used for direct aid. The Florida Fund is through the conference and will go for immediate relief and things that UMCOR cannot help with.