Disaster Recovery Team Volunteer

VARIOUS WORKDAYS TO BE ANNOUNCED

FRIDAY/SATURDAYS

8:30 AM TO 4:00 PM


Join Lakewood UMC for volunteer opportunities to work on our disaster recovery team!  We will work on one of our ‘adopted’ homes, and other locations as well, depending on how many volunteers come out to help. We meet at the church at 8:30 AM each morning and work until 3:30 – 4:00 PM. Lakewood provides lunch and drinks each day.  
 
We have partnered with HOPE Disaster Recovery and Houston Responds to continue to repair homes in our area. There are still over 5,000 families who are not back into their homes. 

If you are available to be a volunteer, please contact Jack Aulick at zjwa02@comcast.net or sign up using the form below.

All is Grace, 

LUMC Disaster Recovery Team Leads
Jack Aulick, Becky Houser, Bill Kellond & Becky Roberts

"For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works." 
 - Eph. 2:10

Disaster Recovery


HOW CAN YOU CONTINUE TO HELP? 
  • Register as a volunteer for a work team. (See Form Below)
  • Donate to the LUMC Disaster Relief Fund
  • Continue to respond to requests via social media or email for materials, food, or supplies as needs arise. 
  • Commit to pray for 1) the community, 2) families in recovery and 3) the Church for wisdom, guidance and resources to effectively respond in Christ.

If you have questions, or know of someone in need, please contact LUMCHarveyRecovery@gmail.com.



HELPFUL LINKS:

As we enter hurricane season, it is highly important to begin preparations for the safety of you and your family. Posted below are checklists and guides available for download.


FEMA: How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

City of Houston Disaster Preparedness Guide

www.readyharris.org

www.redcross.org

www.texasprepares.org

www.weather.gov/hgx

Texas Annual Conference of the UMC Resources & Articles


Hygiene Kits

Hygiene kits provide basic necessities to people who have been forced to leave their homes because of human conflict or natural disaster. Hygiene kits are also used as learning tools in personal hygiene, literacy, nutrition, and cooking classes.


Cleaning Kits (Flood Buckets)

These supplies enable people to begin the overwhelming job of cleaning up after a flood or hurricane. 


Help Purchase Supplies

If you prefer to donate toward the purchase of supplies instead of buying and shipping them, give online to Material Resources, UMCOR Advance #901440.


Donate to the Lakewood United Methodist Church Disaster Relief Fund



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