Grace United Methodist Church invites you to join us to help assemble flood buckets for the people of Texas and Louisiana. Come to the Grace Fellowship Hall on Saturday, September 16th from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon. Please bring the following items, or just come to help assemble:
One 5-Gallon bucket with re-sealable 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* Liquid laundry detergent - One 50-oz. or two 25-oz. bottle(s) only*Liquid household cleaner - One 12‐16 oz. liquid cleaner that can be mixed with water, no spray cleaners *Dish soap - One16-28 oz. bottle, any brand*50 Clothespins ,*Clothesline - One 100-ft. or two 50-ft. lines, Cotton or plastic,*7 Sponges - no cellulose sponges due to mold issues (remove from pkg.), *24-Roll heavy-duty trash bags - 33-45 gallon sizes (remove from pkg.),*18 Cleaning wipes - Handi-wipes or reusable wipes, no terry cleaning towels (remove from pkg.), *1 Can air freshener - Aerosol or pump,*1 Insect-repellant spray - 6-14 oz. aerosol or spray pump with protective cover, *2 Pairs kitchen dishwashing gloves (remove from pkg.), *1 Pair work gloves - All Cotton, All Leather, Cotton with Leather Palm, *5 Scouring pads - no stainless steel, Brillo pads or SOS pads (nothing with soap built in) (remove from pkg.),*1 Scrub brush - Plastic or wood handle, *5 Dust masks.
Place all liquid items in the bucket first, place everything else around and make sure the lid is closed securely. No powders, please.
Drop-off for completed buckets or supplies for assembly can be done during the following times:
Sept. 11 – 19: Monday – Thursday from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm or 5:00- 8:00 pm Saturday, Sept. 16 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
Financial Gifts can be made out to GUMC, with ‘Flood Bucket Mission’ on the subject line and mail it to the church. Donations help greatly with bulk item purchases, at a discounted rate.