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United Methodist Storm Recovery Centers (Louisiana) (UMCOR)

Organization: Faith-based, Non-Profit, Disaster Relief
Facility Type: Volunteer Camp
Status: Open

Address:
141 N. Sixth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Region:Southeast
County/Parish:Baton Rouge East



Main/General Business Number: 888.677.7111, Rev. Connie Thomas 225-346-6974 stormrelief@bellsouth.net
Main/General Business E-mail Address: (hidden)
Website: http://www.laumcstormrelief.com/

Management Contact: (hidden)
Management Phone: (hidden)
Other Contacts:(hidden)
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, M-F, CST



Areas Served: Lake Charles, Vermillion, Greater New Orleans, Northshore, New Orleans East, Terrebonne, St. Tammany, Plaquemines
Eligibility For Services: Impacted by Hurricanes: Katrina, Rita, Gustav & Ike



This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Temporary

Notes:

From the website 9/24/08:

Teams are needed that can wield chain saws and clear trees and/or debris. There will be some mucking out to be done as well.

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9/4/08 FROM THE WEBSITE:

LA Conference of the UMC Disaster Response, Inc. (LCUMCDR)

Due to Possible Hurricane, we are asking all volunteers NOT to come to Louisiana. Please call after Wednesday for more information!

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Region/Location: All of Louisiana

Speciality: Recovery and rebuilding from 2005 Hurricanes Katrina
and Rita

Description of volunteer needs: Non-skilled and skilled labor needed for debris cleanup and removal; gutting, cleaning, and repairing and rebuilding houses. Also administrative and case assessment needs.

Skills volunteers are required to have: Strong hearts and hands

Useful Skills: Carpentry, construction, trade skills, case
assessment

Rural/Farm related volunteers needed: Yes. Fencing repair is one type of need.

Tools or supplies volunteers should bring: Personal hand tools, if possible. See Web site for additional information.

Will volunteers need to bring any money or material, such as for housing: Yes. $10/day/person for housing.

Length of time volunteer can help: One day or more

Size of volunteer team: Varies according to job but usually around 8 people

Are individual volunteers welcome? Yes

Age restriction, if any: 14 and older wth a 3:1 adult ratio.

Denomination/affiliation, if any: United Methodist but all are welcome

Any other restrictions: Tetanus and Hepatitis C shots are recommended. For nsurance needs, see Web site for information.

Housing provided for volunteers, if any: Yes. Kitchens and showers are also available.

Meals provided for volunteers, if any: No

Any additional notes: "Recovery is a marathon, not a sprint."

Approximate date the project started: Oct-01-2005
Estimated date the project will end: Oct-31-2010
Information Updated: Aug-02-2006

The Disaster Recovery Stations - Our Staff Throughout South Louisiana:

Eastbank Disaster Recovery Station
Darrell Guillory, Operations Coordinator
1005 Moisant Street
Kenner, LA 70062
504-461-0425
504-465-9150 (fax)


Westbank Disaster Recovery Station
Jake McGlothin, Operations Coordinator
3300 Eton Street
New Orleans, LA 70131
504-433-5001
504-433-5004 (fax)
westbankstation@bellsouth.net

Uptown Disaster Recovery Station
Marva Mitchell, Operations Coordinator
2023 Simon Bolivar Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113
504-571-1979
504-571-1975 (fax)
uptownstation@bellsouth.net

Slidell Disaster Recovery Station
Dale Kimball, Operations Coordinator
360 Roberts Blvd.
Slidell, LA 70458
985-781-7990
985-645-9074 (fax)
umcorslidell@bellsouth.net

Lake Charles Disaster Recovery Station
Brandi Russell, Operations Coordinator
3501 Patrick Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605
337-480-9911
337-480-9944 (fax)
lakecharlessta@bellsouth.net

Abbeville Disaster Recovery Station
Kathy Fitzhugh, Operations Coordinator
213 N. State Street
Abbeville, LA 70510
337-898-1022
337-898-1140 (fax)
abbevillestation@bellsouth.net

Info Source/Changes:
DNN Disaster News website/Facility website
Website update on volunteer dates/Changed facility name so it falls under alpha listing correctly/Added avails/needs
added region/parish
Added notes, avails
Updated region
added area served
changed status, added notes
(see full history)

Created At: Sun Sep 17 20:25:05 -0700 2006
Updated At: Thu Sep 25 06:42:14 -0700 2008
Updated By: LTel


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