Dear DBA Partners,
I know you have heard of the devastating floods and want to help. The Georgia Baptist Mission Board is collecting Buckets of Care for the affected areas, and we wanted to give you the opportunity to participate.
In addition to the items below please feel free to include a bible and/or gospel tract.
DROP OFF: DBA office, we will transport to drop off location. Due by October 16.
Attached is a copy of the homeowner instructions – Mud Out in a Minute to include in the buckets.
For an informative instructional video please visit https://missiongeorgia.o
PS. All items MUST be put in 5 gallon buckets which are available at Lowes, Handy Andy, Home Depot, and maybe Walmart. Remember, all buckets must have a lid. Handy Andy’s has prepared buckets available for $80.
Bucket of Care for Flood Victims
1 – utility knife with extra blades
1 – chalk line with chalk
6 – Teri cloth rags
1 – flashlight and 6 batteries 1 – 6′ or 12’ measuring tape
1 – twist nozzle for a garden hose
1 – bottle Anti-Bacterial hand wash
1 – bottle Hydrogen peroxide
1 – bottle Alcohol
1 – antibiotic cream
1 – box Band aides
Place all of the above into a 5-gallon bucket along with a copy of the homeowner instructions– Mud Out in a Minute on top, and close with lid.
“The number of volunteers has declined drastically since we have not been called out for several years. Now with Hurricane Harvey we need all the help we can get.”
If you would like to serve as Disaster Relief volunteer in Texas, orientation (which is required for all volunteers) will be at New Providence Baptist Church, Forsyth, GA, on September 16, 2017. The registration deadline is Sept. 8th. At this credentialing session, you will receive an introduction to the overall ministry of Disaster Relief, 3 ministry areas (Child Care, Cleanup & Recovery, and Feeding), and Evangelism Encouragement.
Please go to https://missiongeorgia.org/georgia-disaster-relief/ to register. Scroll down and click ‘Click here to register online.’ OR ‘Click here for a PDF Registration Form.’
The cost for Disaster Relief Orientation is $40.
The schedule is
- 7:30 – 9:00 AM Registration/Check-in (Please arrive no later than 8:15 AM)
- 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Training
Depending on how many people sign up, the DBA may provide transportation, so please let us know if you are going.