United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) Responds to national and international disasters including hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, famine, refugee situations, etc.
Florida United Methodist Children's Home (FUMCH) Provides care to children in crisis with residential care, counseling, foster care, and adoption services.
IN COOPERATION WITH OTHER LOCAL GROUPS
Solve (Save our lives, volunteer everyway) - Provides crisis pregnancy care housing, counseling, education - for single women.
Christian Care Alliance of Manatee - clearinghouse for requests for financial aid: rent, utilities, etc. 941-752-4271
Food Pantry - feeding the needy through cooperation with First UMC Palmetto & Manatee Baptist Church.
Manatee Elementary School - support the school by classroom volunteers, Pack-A-Sack, meeting needs as they arise.
OUR UNITED METHODIST WOMEN
- We hold a quarterly Blood drive.
- "purses with a purpose" are put together and given to community groups that support homeless women.
- Lap blankets for shut-in's and baby covers, created by the Crocheted Hearts and shared with community