Culpeper UMC helps verify, load and deliver Cleaning Buckets and Health Buckets for victims of floods and other natural disasters. Here's how you can help:
Purchasing supplies to go on flood buckets and health kits that we collect through our CUMC ministry of the Mission Central Hub.
Participate in our upcoming packing events (dates to be announced).
Here are the materials you can bring in and drop off during the week and on Sundays:
Cleaning buckets: for flood victims
5 gallon bucket with lid ( can be used if clean and used for food
50 oz. Liquid laundry detergent ( 2 - 25 oz. or 1 - 50 oz)
12-16 oz concentrated liquid all purpose household cleaner
16-28 oz dish soap
1 can air freshener (aerosol or pump)
6-14 oz insect repellent spray
1 scrub brush ( plastic or wooden handle)
18 cleaning wipes (no microfiber)
7 foam sponges
5 scouring pads ( no brillo or metal pads
50 strong clothespins
5 dust masks
Clothesline ( 2 - 50 ft or 100 ft)
24 Heavy-Duty trash bags
2 pairs latex or vinyl gloves
1 pair of heavy-duty work gloves
Please do not deviate from the sizes on the list everything has to fit
Into the bucket with the lid in place. ****NOTE: Trash bags need to be contractor grade at least 3mill. otherwise they will not be strong enough to carry flood debris.
1 good quality hand towel
1 wash cloth
1 sturdy comb (at least 7" )
1 metal nail file or clipped
1 bath soap (at least 3 oz)
1 adult toothbrush (sealed)
6 Band-Aids (3/4" - 1" )
1 gallon plastic bag
$1 (for toothpaste later)
Donations can be made to the Central Virginia Mission HUB, make check payable to CUMC memo Central Virginia Mission HUB.
Drop Off Instructions:
You can drop off flood buckets during our normal office hours:
Monday - Thursday, 9:00AM - 4:00PM and Friday, 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Park in the upper parking lot (behind the church) and come in the main entrance and speak to our office staff.
After Hours Drop off or Dropping Off a Large Amount of Buckets
If you need to deliver a large amount of buckets or after office hours please contact Darry Lam at firstname.lastname@example.org or (540) 219-2829.