Tornados tear through Midwest – UCC gears up response
November 18, 2013
On Sunday, November 17th a large portion of the Great Lakes and Midwest United States experienced several types of severe weather. Many locations reported damaging winds, hail and up to 68 tornadoes. UCC Disaster Ministries staff is in contact with impacted UCC Conference Ministers and Conference Disaster Coordinators to assess damage and offer support from One Great Hour of Sharing.
How YOU Can Help
1. Pray for the people and communities impacted by tornados and storms.
2. Make a gift payable to your congregation marked for Tornados/ Storms, with the request it be sent through your Conference Office on to United Church of Christ, Financial Services, 700 Prospect Avenue E, Cleveland, OH 44115.
3. Send gifts, payable to United Church of Christ and marked in the memo portion Tornado/ Storms, to United Church of Christ, Financial Services, 700 Prospect Avenue E, Cleveland, OH 44115.
4. Make a secure on-line donation to the Emergency USA fund. Donate Now. Please note: Tornados/ Storms in the comment section.
5. Assemble Church World Service clean up kits which are urgently needed.
Ms. Diane Dicken
Administrative Assistant, Global Sharing of Resources
700 Prospect Ave.