UMCOR sets up relief supply network

9/15/2010

BALDWIN, La. (UMNS) - The United Methodist Committee on Relief has formed a relief supply network. Kathy Kraiza, executive director of UMCOR relief supplies, said the collaboration provides different places for U.S. congregations to send or drop off kits and supplies and allows the denomination to respond to disasters from depots located close to the affected areas. The network includes UMCOR Sager Brown Depot in Baldwin, La.; UMCOR West Depot, Salt Lake City; Mission Response Center, Terrell, N.C.; Midwest Mission Distribution Center, Chatham, Ill.; Eastbrook Mission Barn, New Castle, Pa.; and the MERCI Center, Goldsboro, N.C.