Whitehouse United Methodist Church had its Family Night Kick-Off on Aug. 30 to start the new school year. Parents and youth gathered at the church for dinner and then assembled “Flood Buckets” for victims of Hurricane Harvey.
A flood bucket is a simple plastic bucket that is filled with a list of specific cleaning supplies, such as bleach, gloves, dish soap, sponges and more. These items can help a family in the massive job of cleaning their home after it’s been ravaged by flood waters.
There were 25 buckets prepared at the meeting, which were combined with those church members filled on their own and brought to the church.
The flood buckets will be taken to the hurricane stricken areas in the next couple of weeks along with many other buckets prepared in the Northwest Conference of the United Methodist Church and other Methodist Churches across the country.
Whitehouse UMC is continuing to collect funds to send to the south coastal areas so they are able to purchase any direct needs items.