Hurricane FLORENCE UPDATE
Unity in Disasters, Inc., in partnership with our Unity churches, will be opening 3-4 shelters for a 2-week period that can accommodate about 20 people in each shelter. Additionally, our Unity Churches in Albany, Georgia will be able to provide 2 meals per day for 200 people for 6-8 weeks. Our hopes are that this will support the emergency evacuation of the Carolina's.
Once the storm passes, we may support the relief efforts in North Carolina in the general area near Fayetteville and Raleigh. We have an established warehouse and community relationships after hurricane Mathew 2016.
Hurricane Matthew relief efforts in total since October 17, 2016 we have:
Unity in North Carolina / In partnership we are operating and supporting 3 PODS (Points of Distribution) in Lumberton, NC. We accepted donation of 54 pallets of bread from Hostess for three shelters. Also 26 pallets of water and 26 pallets relief supplies such as undergarments, socks, fans, clean up supplies and blankets from Austin, Texas. These supplies are for the 3 PODS. On October 30, 2016 we received donation of 1,000 Meals form Nutritious Response, Inc for our partners operating mobile kitchen for the Lumberton, N.C. Finally we were given 100 t-shirts with our logo and name on them from National Association of Christian Churches.
From Rowland N.C. September, 2018 the photographs show one of our 5 national Unity in Disasters partnership houses of worship. Because of the donation of 400 cleanup buckets to include supplies, over 250 families were able to begin clean up following Hurricane Florence.
From Fayetteville N.C. October, 2018 the photographs show one of our six national Unity in Disasters partnership houses of worship. Because of our donors providing 500 school kits, children were able to experience hope, fun and gratitude following Hurricane Florence.
North Carolina Status Update and Information Page
Unity In Disasters, Inc. has dedicated this page to North Carolina Communities. The purpose of this page is to exchange information and provide updates, in addition to links to other related agencies for quick viewing of their information and news releases. Unity in Disasters’ goal is to assist the community with ideas and solutions to help maximize the efforts and resources for all organizations. Normal channels of communications are encouraged, however, this tool has its place as we all seek to improve overall effectiveness