In the aftermath of the Colorado floods, 3MC has an immediate need to collect, verify and distribute critical flood buckets to needy communities. Following is an Item List and Instructions for assembling a flood bucket.
Cleaning Bucket
Value: $ 55.00
5 gallon bucket with resalable lid
Buckets from fast food restaurants or bakeries can be used if washed and cleaned.
Do not use buckets that have stored chemicals such as paint or pool cleaner.
Advertisements on the outside are acceptable.
  • liquid laundry detergent
  • two 25 oz. or one 50 oz. bottles only liquid household cleaner
  • 12‐16 oz. liquid cleanerthat can bemixed with water - no spray cleaners
  • dish soap - 16‐28 oz bottle any brand 
  • 1 can air freshener - aerosol or pump
  • 1 insect repellant spray - 6‐14 oz. aerosol orspray pump with protective cover
  • 1 scrub brush - plastic or wooden handle
  • 18 cleaning wipes - handi wipes or reusable wipes - no terry cleaning towels - remove from packaging
  • 7 sponges - remove from wrapper
  • 5 scouring pads - remove from wrapper
  • 50 clothespins - remove frompackaging
  • clothesline - two 50 ft. or one 100 ft. -cotton or plastic.
  • 24 roll heavy duty trash bags - remove fromthe box
  • 5 dust masks
  • 2 pair disposable waterproof gloves - rubber or latex
  • remove from packaging
  • 1 pair work gloves - cotton or leather
Assembling Directions
Place all liquid itemsin the bucket first. Place remaining itemsin the bucket fitting them around and between the liquid items. Sponges,scouring pads, clothespins and trash bags can be separated in order to fit all o fthe items in the bucket. Ensure the lid is closed securely.

‐ All itemsmust be new except for the actual bucket and lid.
‐ All cleaning agents must be liquid and in plastic containers. No powders please.
‐ If you cannot find the requested size of a liquid item, use a smaller size, using a larger size of any item will prevent the lid from sealing. 
‐ If all ofthe items on the list are not included, please put a label on the bucket indicating what has been omitted.
‐ Cleaning buckets are only used within the United States. They are not opened to verify the contents unless there isindication some items have been omitted.
Packing Kits
 Box Weight. Each packed box cannot exceed 66 pounds. 
Shipping Kits
1. Complete 2 packing lists-one for your records and one to put on the shipping box. 
2. Paste the shipping label / packing list on the outside of each box you send. The shipping list helps the depot to quickly 
process kits. 
3. Processing & Shipping Costs: Please enclose an envelope containing at least $1.50 for each Cleaning Bucket you send.



Oklahoma Tornado Disaster Relief

For Immediate Release:
May 22, 2013
Oklahoma Tornado Disaster Relief

Spring Hill will have boxes to collect items for this effort. 

A Sanford company, Mobile Storage Company, is partnering with COWS (Container on Wheels) Corporate to offer two collection sites for Oklahoma Tornado Relief efforts.
COWS collection sites will be located at:
* Lee Christian School 3220 Keller Andrews Road - Sanford, NC
* Jonesboro Heights Baptist Church 316 Main Street - Sanford, NC

Items being accepted:
! Non-perishable food
! Pet supplies
! Toiletries
! Diapers
For additional information please contact:
Duran Johnson
Mobile Storage Company

Spring Hill will have containers available Sunday, May 26th through Sunday, June 9th. 


Disaster Response

UMCOR (The United Methodist Committee on Relief) is among the first on the scene when disaster strikes around the world.

100% of your designated donation goes to relief. All administrative costs are paid by the United Methodist Churches. 

You can send your donations to UMCOR or make your checks payable to Spring Hill UMC and stub them for UMCOR, mail them to 1960 Spring Hill Church Road, Lillington, NC 27546


Disaster Response Health Kits 

Spring Hill United Methodist Church is collecting emergency HEALTH KIT supplies for the MERCI  RELIEF EFFORT.

Disaster Response Health Kit

Please do not include any religious, political or patriotic notes or emblems in any kit.

1 hand towel (15" x 25" up to 17" x 27")

1 washcloth

1 comb (large and sturdy, not pocket-sized)

1 nail file or fingernail clippers (no emery boards or toenail clippers)

1 bath-size bar of soap (3 oz. and up)

1 toothbrush (single brushes only in original wrapper, No child-size brushes)

1 large tube of toothpaste (4.5 oz. or larger, expiration date must be 6 months or longer in advance of the date of shipment) 

6 adhesive plastic strip sterile bandages

Place these items inside a sealed one-gallon plastic bag.

Value: $12 per kit. If you are unable to purchase the items, donations will be accepted for health kits to be purchased. Make checks payable to Spring Hill UMC and on the memo line write in Health Kits for Haiti.

Health Kits may be dropped off at :

Spring Hill United Methodist Church

1960 Spring Hill Church Road, Lillington NC

Monday—Friday 9:30 am—1 pm

Wednesdays: 9:30 am—1 pm and 4 pm—8 pm

Sundays: 9 am—Noon