Massive flooding and mudslides in Freetown, Sierra Leone killed hundreds of people on August 14, 2017.
“Our hearts go to families and all those who survived the disaster. We stand by them and support them with our prayers, presence and assistance to help them go through this period of pain, trauma and grief with dignity.” Bishop John Yambasu said in a statement to his ministry partners in the East Ohio Conference.
If you wish to make a financial contribution to the relief efforts, the memo line of your check needs to include the number and name of the fund below to which you wish to make your donation:
Those wishing to make a financial donation
We can Do Good right now by:
We can Do No Harm by:
You may support ongoing training, response and relief by making a donation payable to your local church. Those donations will be passed from your church treasurer to the annual conference treasurer and then onto the fund of your choosing.
The fund names and numbers to include on the memo line of your check are:
You may also collect items for:
Thank you for your continued prayers and for the donation of your time and financial resources as we work together across The United Methodist Church to respond to those in need.
Disaster Response Chair
The East Ohio Conference Office:
located in North Canton, OH.
near the Akron-Canton airport.
8800 Cleveland Ave. NW ·
North Canton, OH 44720
Toll Free: 800-831-3972
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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