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Emergency Info

This page is being used to share emergency information.  Many of these items are third party announcements that we think may be helpful to our community. For the most up to date info, follow Faith Crossing UMC at Friendship Campus on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/
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CleanUp
More resources
I was asked to pass along the following phone numbers as additional information for those of you that may need it or want to pass it to someone else. From what I understand, these numbers are to help with cleanup.

If you HAVE flood insurance
Crisis Cleanup 806-491-1954...

NO flood insurance
Habitat for Humanity 225-927-6651
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Work Crews
Hey Faith Crossing: We are actively working on getting information to work crews about who needs help and where. Our Local churches are working together to provide local teams in the short term and additional teams as we move towards reconstruction. Here is the information I need to get folks the help them need. Name: Address including zipcode; Contact information (phones and alternate phones); Number of people living in the home; Size of house (either square footage or n...umber of bedrooms.) Are there Elderly or Disabled in the house? Describe the circumstances; Any special circumstances.

 This information will get the folks signed up with Crisis Cleanup, an interfaith group with tremendous experience helping people overcome disaters. I will also use the information to help guide teams to local need in the short term. Send information to pastorjohn@faithcrossingumc.org 
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Ways to Help
Thank you to all who are working so hard as you collect supplies and money, make and distribute flood buckets, check on individuals, serve in shelters, and help people start the process of assessment and return to their homes. The Louisiana Conference has a way for individuals to easily donate money to be used in the recovery of people devastated by these historic floods. On the conference web-site (http://www.la-umc.org) there is a giving link at the top of ...the page. By clicking on the link a person can make a donation by credit card or PayPal account. Of course, a check can be written and mailed to Treasurer, LA Annual Conference, 527 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 with the note “floods” in the memo line.

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Loaves & Fishes Food Kitchen
The Christian Aid Ministries is serving three meals at a day to the people that have flooded. They have set up on the side of Healing Place Church located at 600 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs
Serving Times:
Breakfast 8-9:30 am
Lunch 11:30 am - 2 pm
Dinner 4:30 - 6:30 pm
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Loads of Hope Truck
Our Tide ‪#‎LoadsofHope‬ Truck is at Bethany Church South Campus (10877 Reiger Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70809). We’ll be washing, drying and folding laundry free of charge daily from 10-6PM. Stay tuned for more updates.

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Moving Forward
Flood-proofing Improvements for Walls and Floors: Wet Flood-proofing Methods for Shallow Flooding

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