UMCOR - Ways You Can Help
“The people who were very poor in
Sadoo traveled to
Nearly 1.9 million homes, 400 medical facilities, and 7,000 schools were damaged or destroyed in the slow-moving disaster. “People lost their homes and their livelihoods, which directly impacts the security of their families,” Sadoo pointed out. Read the full story here.
Your gift to International Disaster Response, UMCOR Advance #982450, supports UMCOR’s ongoing relief and recovery efforts in
When a disaster strikes, the local church usually provides the first response. UMCOR equips United Methodists to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters, by supporting church and conference disaster response ministries. New training brochures are now available.
"Early Response Training";" Equipping Caregivers: Spiritual and Emotional Care Training"; "Connecting Neighbors", and" Equipping Caregivers: A Case Management Training", offer brief course descriptions of available training opportunities for those interested in disaster response.
The informative brochures provide information for churches to understand their role in rebuilding lives and homes after a devastating natural event. Click here to download disaster response brochures now.
Your gift to US Disaster Response, UMCOR Advance #901670, helps UMCOR to be there, be hope when disaster strikes in the
As a widow and single mother in
“Most people think that positive people are useless persons. As for me, I do not believe that I am useless. I try as much as I can to support other positive people,” exclaims Naw Shé Wah, who works as a project officer with the Myanmar Positive Group, an informal network of self-help support groups for people living with HIV.
The network, supported by the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), brings together close to 80 support groups with 1,600 participants in 77 townships across the country. The overall project is managed through a partnership with Church World Service Asia Pacific. Read the full story here.
You can support projects like these that create education, prevention, treatment and awareness through the United Methodist Global AIDS Fund, UMCOR Advance #982345.
“Mother’s Best Friend” is just one of the names the Moringa tree goes by. The tree, native to the foothills of the Himalayas, but now widely cultivated in Africa, Central and South America, Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia, and the Philippines, is also known as the “miracle tree.”
UMCOR’s Sustainable Agriculture and Development program has played a pioneering role in
Read the full story here. Your gift to Sustainable Agriculture and Development, UMCOR Advance #982188, supports programs like this one for those who need them most.
UMCOR provides emergency relief in many areas of the world. To find out more about UMCOR’s ministries, please visit umcor.org. You can donate to any project by placing a contribution in the offering plate at a local United Methodist church; by sending a check to UMCOR,
And, please pray for those who are hungry, displaced, sick or in poverty because of these and other natural and human-made disasters, and for the workers who minister to them.