United Methodist Committee on Relief
Been serving the world since the 1940's
UMCOR stand for United Methodist Committee on Relief which helps people internationally and domestically on disaster relief and poverty. This group was stared in the 1940's to help people who were devastated by world war II in Europe and help them get back on their feet in the worn torn area. Since then UMCOR has been helping hurricane victims such as Katrina and Harvey and earthquake victims all around the world.
Their Mission and Vision is as follows:
"Compelled by Christ to be a voice of conscience on behalf of the people called Methodist, UMCOR works globally to alleviate human suffering and advance hope and healing."
"As the humanitarian relief and development arm of The United Methodist Church, UMCOR strengthens and transforms people and communities."
Purpose: The purpose of UMCOR is "to assist United Methodists and churches to become involved globally in direct ministry to persons in need through programs of relief, rehabilitation, and service, including issues of displaced persons, hunger and poverty, disaster response, and disaster risk reduction; and to assist organizations, institutions, and programs related to annual conferences and other units of The United Methodist Church in their involvement in direct service to such persons in need."
Something that UMCOR has done recently and does a lot of is hurricane and flood relief. Recently they helped out with hurricane Mathews, Harvey and Irma all helping get people back on their feet and safe from the devastation. This includes flood buckets, food, water, and many other supplies that is crucial in the aftermath of a natural disaster such as this.
Flood Buckets are one of the things that UMCOR is best know for. They have hygiene, kits cleaning kits and school kits. These really help people get back on their feet after a devastating event. These flood buckets contain those kits and those supplies are commonly donated by people all across the country and world to help those who have suffered.
Seeign how much UMCOR helps people all across the world you can easily help by going to their website
They help many people across the world and are a great organization to donate to as it is run mostly by volunteers so no profit is being made.