Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Church World Service disaster response kits are needed.

Church World Service (CWS), a longtime disaster relief partner of the Church of the Brethren, reported that it pre-positioned material resources and disaster relief kits at a warehouse in Ferncliff, Ark., in preparation for Hurricane Gustav. The agency is now prepared to fulfill requests from partners for CWS Emergency Blankets, Baby Kits, Hygiene Kits, and Clean-Up Buckets as needs arise.

Brethren are invited to help contribute kits to this response. Information about kit contents and directions for assembling kits are at Many of these kits are processed, warehoused, and shipped from the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md.

Source: 9/3/2008 Newsline Extra

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