Responding to Spring Tornados: Disaster response update and volunteer needs

11/3/2011

Many volunteers and donations of goods are needed across our Conference (and across the United States). Please be in touch with the contact person in the area you would like to help before sending teams or supplies. Any time a disaster strikes, check the disaster response page at http://ngdisasterresponse.ngumc.org for the latest information.

CALL CENTER AUTOMATES
CONTACT: 678-533-1443

The Disaster Response Call Center is no longer staffed on a regular basis. Please visit  www.ngumc.org for the latest information on volunteer and donation needs and contacts for the areas impacted by the tornados. If you need to speak with someone at the Call Center, please leave a message and your call will be returned. The phone number for the Call Center is 678.533.1443. 

RINGGOLD
CONTACT: 706-935-2109 or 706-935-2199

Volunteer teams for rebuilding are currently not needed in Ringgold. Please see
other locations where your team might be able to help.

FLOYD COUNTY / ROME
CONTACT: Disaster Recovery Center - 706-232-0210 (new number)

If you are interested in volunteering as part of a group or as an individual, please
call 706-232-0210 or email drc@floydcountyga.org.
 
MERIWETHER COUNTY / MANCHESTER
CONTACT: Jim Dye 404-790-1480 Steven Soulen - 706-601-5368

Volunteer teams for repairs will be needed in late November and beyond. Call
now to get your team scheduled. Housing is available for volunteer work teams.

DADE COUNTY / TRENTON
CONTACT: Mike King 423-596-1181; mikeking75@aol.com

Volunteer teams are needed for repairs and can be scheduled now.

CHATTANOOGA / CATOOSA COUNTY / WALKER COUNTY
CONTACT: United Way Volunteer Center - Windy Brooks 423-752-0316 or Sheila Moore 423-752-0351

The United Way Volunteer Center is coordinating volunteer requests with teams.

SPECIAL OFFERING FOR NORTH GEORGIA DISASTER RESPONSE
If you would like to make a donation to North Georgia Conference Disaster Relief you can drop a check in your church offering plate (made out to your local church and marked #3740 North Georgia Conference Disaster Relief) or mailed to the North Georgia Conference Treasurer's Office (made out to NGUMC and marked #3740) at PO Box 102417, Atlanta, GA 30368-2417. 


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