Heritage On The Go


Tornado Relief Partners

1.       UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief)  www.umcor.org

Basic info from the UMC about resources and training.

Millie Gordon (Ms.  Conference Coordinator) 662-736-6362

Kenny McGill (Ms. Conference Disaster Response Coordinator) 662-416-1981

Daniel Herring (District Disaster Response Coordinator/Pastor  Petal First UMC) 601-582-0440 

2.       R3sm ( 301 Bushman St. Hattiesburg, Ms)  601-544-5115 ; Mrs. Creighton/Chris Adams

Housing, feeding, and coordinating volunteer teams. 

Penny Barr (food coordinator) 601-606-8816)

3.       Edwards Street Fellowship center 

Ann McCullen (Executive Director) 601-544-6149

4.       Bentley Chapel UMC

Linda Dixon (Pastor) 601-467-4809

5.       Petal First  UMC (feeding and distribution center) 601-582-0440


General Intro to Disaster Response the UM way

Organizing our team:

a.       Permanent DR Team

b.      Partner teams

c.       Distribution team

d.      Coordinating team (Small conference room/ receiving calls)


Current needs from partners:

1.       R3sm:

Cleaning Team for Thursday and Friday (prep facility for teams) contact Chris Adams

Feeding team to deliver and serve meal for 10 at 6:00 Sunday Night (including drink and desert); stock kitchen with ready to go breakfast food now: contact is Penny Barr

2.       Bentley Chapel UMC:

Friday: Visit site and help receive donations/ sort clothes and do community assessments :contact is Linda Dixon

3.       Edwards Street:

Volunteer coordinator/scheduler

Food and supplies (they will offer list)

Unloading supply trucks

Help for the Ruffin Family (details available) work in flooded home

4.       Petal First UMC:

Feeding daily from 8-4: Contact Petal FUMC

5.       Pickup and delivery of donated goods across community

UMCOR Flood Buckets

Each Kit Contains:

 · 5 gal. Bucket with re-sealable lid (clean)

· 5 scouring pads (not steel wool)

· 7 sponges

· 1 scrub brush

· 18 cleaning towels (reusable wipes)

· Liquid laundry detergent (2-25 oz. or 1-50 oz. bottle)

· 1 household cleaner, 12 to 16 oz. bottle that can be mixed in water (no spray bottles)

· Dish soap, 16 to 28 oz. bottle

· Clothes line (two 50 ft. or one 100 ft.)

· 5 dust masks (disposable, sealed in a bag)

· 2 pair reusable waterproof gloves (Playtex type)

· 1 pair work gloves (leather palm necessary)

· 24-bag roll of heavy-duty trash bags, 33-45 gal. (Remove roll from box & roll into two sets of 12)

· 1 insect repellent spray (not killer), 6 to 14 oz. can (aerosol spray or pump with protective cover)

· 1 can air freshener (aerosol or pump)

· 50 clothespins

· Cleaning Agents: No powders.

Please bring donations to Heritage UMC by February 10, 2017. Our children and families will pack these flood buckets on Sunday, February 12 at 5:00.

Health Kit Materials

·       1 hand towel

o   15 x 25 inches to 17 x 27 inches

o   Kitchen, cleaning, and microfiber towels not acceptable

·       1 washcloth

·       1 comb

o   Comb needs to be sturdy and longer than 6 inches long

o   No pocket combs or picks please

o   Rattail combs and combs without handles are acceptable with a minimum of 6 inches of teeth

·       1 metal nail file or nail clippers

o   No emery boards, please

·       1 bath-size soap

o   3 oz. and larger sizes only

o   No Ivory or Jergens soap due to moisture content

o   Do not remove from original packaging

·       1 toothbrush

o   Adult size only

o   Do not remove from original packaging

·       6 adhesive bandages

o   ¾ inch to 1 inch-size

o   Common household Band-Aids

·       1 plastic bag

o   One-gallon size sealable bag only

·       $1.00 to purchase toothpaste