Storm Update, June 18, 2014


June 19, 2014

From the Northwest District IAUMC

Flooding in Rock Valley, Rock Rapids, Alvord, Lester, Hawarden, Inwood,  Akron,  Cherokee and acres and acres of cropland.   

More rain is expected in the next few days. We have many, many homes and businesses in water

PLEASE PRAY FOR THOSE DEALING WITH WATER and disaster.

WE NEED YOUR HELP,  Drinking Water, Gloves (all kinds) Clean-Up buckets (complete), LARGE Heavy Trash bags and empty 5 gallon buckets (with or without lids).

PLEASE DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOODED AREAS,  

Donations can be left at:

** Camp Okoboji 886-856-9862,

** Grace UMC, Sioux City,  1745 Morningside Ave, Sioux City (9am to 4pm) 712-276-3452

** Atlantic, First UMC, 800 Poplar Street, Atlantic, IA (business hours)  712-243-3156 

Or contact Southwest District DRC Vicki Wedemeyer 712-249-6703 for drop off details and arrangements.   

(At this time we are asking for donations to be brought to one of those three designated drop off sites, at this time we are unable to come and pick-up donations)

Financial donations can be made to Special Advance #223 at the Iowa Annual Conference Center.

VOLUNTEERS will be needed in the next few weeks, we will keep you updated.

Rock Rapids, Volunteers WILL BE  needed,  at a later date Contact Marcia Sangel  712-887-9850

Hawarden, Volunteers WILL BE  needed ,  Contact Barb Joy  712-253-1258

Akron, Volunteers WILL BE needed, contact Don Nelson 605-351-2792

Rock Valley,  WILL BE needed  contact Todd Schlitter  712-578-8850

Lester, Volunteers WILL BE needed  contact Todd Schlitter  712-578-8850

Cherokee is able to handle the flooding with local resources at this time.

Catie and John Newman
IAUMC Disaster Response Coordinators
disaster.response@iaumc.org
712-899-4067 phone or text

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catie Newman

IAUMC Disaster Response Coordinator

712-899-4067  phone or text

disaster.response@iaumc.org