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Kentucky Flood Victim Relief Effort

Red Bird Mission, Inc. & Henderson Settlement

Most Urgent Needs: box fans, car seats, toddler seats, plastic totes, pet food, Neosporin cream/ointment, contact solution, canned goods with pop tops/food that doesn’t need prepared, water, and undergarments

Not all of these have to be brand new. Purchase can be made on Amazon.com or Costco.com or mailed directly to Red Bird.

Their address is: Red Bird Mission, Inc

                           Community Outreach

                           70 Queendale Center

                           Beverly, KY. 40913-9607

 

Henderson Settlement needs: bottled water, buckets, cleaning supplies, crackers (or other easy to eat or non perishable foods).  Again you can send goods directly or have them shipped from Amazon, Target, Costco, etc.

Their address is:  16773 Hwy 190

                             PO Box 205

                             Frakes, KY. 40940

If you would like to make a monetary donation, you can give through KYChamber.com/KSR Flood Relief or through UMCOR.

Below are other ideas for ways you, your group, or your family can serve our community this September.

Post your pictures and service projects on our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/avonunitedmethodistchurch

America Red Cross Blood Drive at AUMC

Shortages of all blood types remain critical in Indiana. On Sunday, October 9th from 8:30 am – 1:30 pm, AUMC will be sponsoring a blood drive on site to help close that critical gap. If you are searching for a way to serve in September/October, please consider signing up to give blood…and give life!  Register HERE!

Fletcher Place

Contact: Suzanne Conger, 317-908-1433

Life Centers

Always happy to take donations. Their web site is www.lifecenters.com. There you can find ways to donate, including their Amazon wish list – Amazon.com

Food Pantry Opportunities

Nehemiah Ranch

Contact Jeff Fluharty at:

Roberts Park UMC Soup’s On

Sunday, September 18, 2022
Taking the first twelve volunteers only.
Contact Dipti Shields at:

Gleaners Food Bank

 

 

International Christian Concern (Voice of the Martyrs) has developed an excellent letter-writing system to assist imprisoned believers around the world.
Visit www.persecution.org/letters
A digital packet is available complete with profiles of prisoners, simple guidelines, and even a few sample letters to get you started.

Metro Ministries Bowl-a-Thon

Contact: Suzanne Conger, 317-908-1433
 

The Metro Ministries East Tenth Street Youth Center can use toilet paper, paper towels, Kleenex, construction paper, and copy paper.

Habitat for Humanity:

Greater Indianapolis Habitat for Humanity

August 27th:

http://vhub.at/avonumc

September 1st:

http://vhub.at/indyfaithbuild

 

Shut-in Baskets

Contact Kelly Humphrey at:

Meal Trains

Contact Kelly Humphrey at:

Card Ministry

Contact Kelly Humphrey at: