UMCOR - Ways to Make an Impact
At least 80,000 refugees have fled political unrest in
According to ACT Alliance, a United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) partner, the number of refugees in
UMCOR is assessing the needs of the Ivorian refugees in
A huge, 8.9-magnitude earthquake and a powerful tsunami wracked
US: FLOOD CONCERNS RISE IN DAKOTAS AND
United Methodist Bishop Deborah Kiesey of the Dakotas Area Annual Conference sent out a message of hope and solidarity to the communities, trusting that “the larger UMC is standing with them in the fight” against the rising
Your gift to US Disaster Response, UMCOR Advance #901670, will help those communities affected by spring floods to weather the storm and recover.
When Juma Gul and his family returned to
Thanks to an UMCOR program, Gul was able to repair his home, and the underground irrigation system that watered his land was restored. “I am proud to be an Afghan living in my own country, in my own house, and cultivating my own land,” he says.
Your participation in One Great Hour of Sharing on April 3 ensures the success of projects like this one and offers hope and healing to the world’s most vulnerable people.
Gifts to this offering underwrite UMCOR’s cost of doing business so that 100 percent of every other gift you make to a specific UMCOR project will be spent entirely on that project and not on home-office costs.
While curing 600 patients a year of tuberculosis, Hopital de l’Universite d’Etat d’Haiti (HUEH) is also training medical students from
Established by physicians of Meharry Medical College of Nashville, Tennessee, after the January 2010 earthquake, the tuberculosis program at
UMCOR is working through the Tennessee Annual Conference, which coordinates support for the program, to supplement operational costs for the tuberculosis clinic throughout 2011.
Your gift to Haiti Emergency, UMCOR Advance #418325, supports UMCOR’s recovery work in post-earthquake
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.