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SERVE

Opportunities to Serve

Greater Milford Area and Beyond

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Little Free Pantry

We are always taking donations for our Free Little Pantry. We are looking for donations of canned tuna, canned chicken, rice, beans, macaroni and cheese, hearty soups, pasta, spaghetti sauce, individual servings of cereal, oatmeal, fruit cups, peanut butter, jelly, and more.

Take what you need, leave what you can. Available to anyone in need.

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Ecumenical Food Pantry of Pike County

We support the food pantry located at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. Our MUMC Team is always looking for people to help organize hand out food once a month on Friday nights at 6:15.

MUMC team nights for 2022 are May 6, June 10, July 15, August 19, September 23, October 28, December 2.

If you are interested call Liz at

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Go Bags for Foster Children

Penny, Michele, and Carla from Pike County Children and Youth Services join Pastor Jenn at The Giving Tree, which has suggested items for this project at its inception during Lent, 2022. It is now an on-going project. MUMC  collects items children need when it is necessary to remove them from their homes and they don't have time to pack. Items in the bags include age appropriate things like toothbrushes, hair clips, onesies, diapers, teddy bears, deoderant, etc.
 

UMCOR Disaster Relief

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UMCOR stands for United Methodist Committee on Relief and brings aid all over the world.  100% of every donation to UMCOR goes directly to efforts the need identified, 0% goes to overhead costs.

 

Milford UMC has participated in UMCOR projects, collecting materials to be used for safe home recovery following flood damage, assembling buckets with cleaning supplies as designated by experts.

Currently, we have been supporting UMCOR in their work communicating with partners and actively exploring the coordination of the humanitarian response in Ukraine. If you would like to make an on-line donation in support of Ukrainian response efforts, you can do so by going to: umcmis-sion.org—Advance #982450

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Annual Back to School Backpack Kits

Milford UMC annually assembles Home/School Learning Kits to be distributed to students in our community.  We work with various organizations and agencies to see that they get to where they are needed.  For the report on 2022's contributions, click here.

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Christmas Giving Tree

Each year at Christmas, we support local families and buy Christmas gifts for children in need. Members of the congregation are able to take a star, purchase an item, wrap it and return it to be delivered to a local family.