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Help build Flood Relief Buckets for UMCOR.

UMCOR, the United Methodist Committee on Relief was one of the first organization on the scene in New Jersey after Super Storm Sandy.  They delivered hundreds of these 5 gallon Flood Buckets to residents up and down the Jersey shore.

With the recent hurricanes and flooding in the Gulf Coast and Florida, they again are on the scene distributing Flood Buckets.  

We need help to replenish the supply for future events!  If you are able to help please drop any or all of the supplies below at St. Paul's.

 

 

********PLEASE ONLY THESE ITEMS*********

 

 Cleaning Bucket Materials

  • 5-gallon bucket with resealable lid
    • Buckets from fast-food restaurants or bakeries can be used if washed and cleaned
    • Do not use buckets that have stored chemicals such as paint or pool cleaner
    • Advertisements on the outside are acceptable
  • Liquid laundry detergent
    • One 50-oz. or two 25-oz. bottle(s) only
  • Liquid household cleaner
    • 12‐16 oz. liquid cleaner that can be mixed with water
    • No spray cleaners
  • Dish soap
    • 16‐28 oz. bottle any brand
  • 1 can air freshener
    • Aerosol or pump
  • 1 insect repellant spray
    • 6‐14 oz. aerosol or spray pump with protective cover
  • 1 scrub brush
    • Plastic or wooden handle
  • 18 cleaning wipes
    • Handi Wipes or reusable wipes
    • No terry cleaning towels
    • Remove from packaging
  • 7 sponges
    • No cellulose sponges due to mold issues
    • Remove from wrapper
  • 5 scouring pads
    • Remove from wrapper
    • No stainless steel, Brillo pads, or SOS pads (nothing with soap built in)
  • 50 clothespins
  • Clothesline
    • One 100-ft. or two 50-ft. lines
    • Cotton or plastic
  • 24-roll heavy-duty trash bags
    • 33‐ to 45-gallon sizes
    • Remove from the box
  • 5 dust masks
  • 2 pairs kitchen dishwashing gloves
    • Should be durable enough for multiple uses
    • Remove from packaging
  • 1 pair work gloves
    • Cotton with leather palm or all leather

DROPOFF LOCATIONS:

·      St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, corner of Bridge Ave. and W. Lake Ave., Bay Head 

·      Wish Upon a Jar, 3128 Bridge Ave, Pt. Pleasant

·      Bay Head Fire Dept.

Questions?? Contact St. Paul’s: 732-892-5926 or email richard.scraggs@stpaulsbayhead.org