Disaster Response Update: Supplies needed for Louisiana and Mississippi flooding response

3/16/2016

The United Methodist Disaster Warehouse is collecting the following items for the response to the recent floods in Louisiana and Mississippi. The hope is to ship these needed items on Tuesday (3/22) or Wednesday (3/23) of next week.
  • Cleaning Buckets - (see instructions at www.umcor.org/UMCOR/Relief-Supplies/Relief-Supply-Kits/Cleaning)
     
  • Box fans (to help dry the inside of houses)
     
  • 25' Grounded extension cords (to move the fans around in a house)
     
  • 2 and 3 gallon garden sprayers  (to fight mildew and mold)
     
  • Flat billed shovels (to remove wet carpet and carpet pads, wet sheet rock and wet insulations, etc.)
If you or your congregation can make a donation of these needed supplies please deliver them to the Warehouse in Decatur in the next few days. 
The Warehouse is staffed by volunteers. So make sure you call before you plan your trip to the warehouse. The Warehouse number is: (256) 341-9961 
 
The UM Disaster Warehouse is located at 3220 Hwy 31 South, Building F, Decatur, AL 35603.
 
Directions: 
  • Take Exit 334 off Interstate 65 
  • Go West 4.2 miles to a big four lane intersection. 
  • Turn left (South) on Hwy 31. 
  • Go exactly one mile and be in the left turn lane in the median. 
  • You are turning between two car lots of the Ford dealership. 
  • Go to the first blue warehouse on your left, which is warehouse "F".  Drive around back and come to the middle door. The letter "F" is four feet tall, so you should be able to find it. You can drive inside the building when it is bad weather.


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