Friday, June 20, 2008

CWS repeats call for Emergency Clean-up Buckets, issues correction to drop-off site in Indiana.

Church World Service (CWS) has issued another call for Emergency Clean-up Buckets to respond to storms and flooding in the midwest. The buckets are kits that may be assembled by congregations, other groups, and individuals, and donated to the disaster clean-up effort. Go to for information about contents and how to assemble the Emergency Clean-up Bucket kits.

Following is the corrected information for the collection point for CWS Emergency Clean-up Buckets in Indiana. Buckets may be dropped off on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at Church World Service, 28606 Phillips St., Elkhart, IN 46515. For more information contact Cindy Watson or Donna Kruis at 800-297-1516. This temporary collection effort in Indiana will end on July 31.

An e-mail from CWS staff on June 18 noted "the heavy need for CWS Emergency Clean-up Buckets. As we watch flooding in the midwest, assembly of CWS Emergency Clean-up Buckets will help us respond all the more quickly to needs."

Source: 6/20/2008 Newsline Extra

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