As a federal moratorium that protected an estimated 12 million people from eviction expires, two United Methodist agencies, Restore Hope Ministries in Oklahoma and Good Neighbor Settlement House in Texas, have used UMCOR COVID-19 grants to keep people from being evicted and assist them when they hav ...
In March of 2020, UMCOR partnered with Highland Park UMC in Dallas, Texas to hold a three-day intensive, providing in-depth understanding of the foundations, principles and processes of disaster case management.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to leave vulnerable communities hungry, Intown Collaborative Ministries in Atlanta, GA is using funds from UMCOR to ensure their food pantry is able to safely meet an increased need for food.
Among the recipients of the UMCOR Rapid Response COVID-19 grants are some of the United Methodist National Mission Institutions with long histories of service in their communities. Gum Moon Residence, Red Bird Mission and Henderson Settlement extended their missions to keep people fed, housed and co ...
UMCOR has awarded $1.56 million to help vulnerable communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. These grants enable churches to respond to issues of food insecurity, sanitation and hygiene, and other financial needs.
For communities devastated by May flooding, the road to resilience is paved with support coming from federal, state and local sources – and from United Methodists.
UMCOR disaster response consultants Angela Overstreet and Christy Smith provide an update on the ongoing disaster response and recovery efforts in Tennessee.
Seven UMCOR COVID-19 grants from the Sheltering in Love campaign are making a difference through caring Methodist congregations in Brazil. Support in the form of food, rent assistance, masks and protective equipment, and education about the best preventive hygiene are ministries Brazilian Methodists ...
With guidance from UMCOR’s Disaster Management Coordinator (DMC) program, communities in the Davao, Manila and Baguio Episcopal Areas are better prepared and equipped to weather prolonged disasters.
For five years, the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta has been working to win the release of Black men and women serving decades-long prison sentences for minor offenses. This year, an UMCOR grant provided the means for SCHR to establish a reentry program to help released clients navigate ...
According to the United Nations, every minute, 20 more people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror. For 80 years, the United Methodist Committee on Relief has helped Methodists around the world to care for the needs of refugees and advocate for their rights.
Churches use UMCOR Sheltering in Love grants to supply food to immigrant communities across the United States.
The UMC Health Board in Zimbabwe makes the most of its resources by collaborating with other faith-based organizations. Zimbabwe’s UMC Health Coordinator, Hannah Mafunda, chooses to walk with Catholic sisters, Protestant colleagues and traditional healers to loosen the grip of killer diseases like c ...
Through their relationship in mission, the North Texas, West Ohio and North Katanga annual conferences celebrate vital upgrades to Lupandilo Hospital in Kamina.
With the help of Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON), a partner of UMCOR, a 16-year-old girl from El Salvador is resettled with her half-sister in Long Island, finally free from dangers of life on the streets and free to begin healing from a childhood of trauma.
Megan Klingler, the Primary Health Care Specialist of the Global Health Unit of Global Ministries, discusses information about the coronavirus and how to keep each other safe.
As grant requests continue to pour in from the U.S. and around the world, UMCOR has awarded $966,069 in grants in four weeks. Global Ministries has supplemented those funds, bringing the total amount of COVID-19 assistance to $1.3 million.
In response to the current pandemic, UMCOR has launched virtual self-care trainings for U.S. disaster case managers.
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