Covenant & UMCOR Hurricane Harvey Relief

Covenant UMC is the designated facility to assemble UMCOR flood buckets and hygiene kits to be distributed to communities needing disaster relief, and we need your help. The mission is to gather supplies needed to be distributed to the areas affected by Harvey. 

We will be accepting monetary donations as well as any household cleaning supplies or personal hygiene products. Please see the list below. Donations accepted at Covenant United Methodist Church Community Center at 300 E. Martial Ave. Lafayette, LA 70506, between the hours of 9-4 Monday through Thursday.


For additional questions, concerns or ideas please contact:

Jenny Best at 337-781-0784 or Bonnie Robert Will at 337-344-0174.

Hygiene Kit Supplies Needed

     1 hand towel

     15 x 25 inches to 17 x 27 inches; Kitchen, cleaning, and            microfiber towels not acceptable

  • 1 washcloth

  • 1 comb

     Comb needs to be sturdy and longer than 6 inches long; No      pocket combs or picks please; Rattail combs and combs            without handles are acceptable with a minimum of 6 inches        of teeth

  • 1 metal nail file or nail clippers

     No emery boards, please

  • 1 bath-size soap

     3 oz. and larger sizes only; No Ivory or Jergens soap due to      moisture content; Do not remove from original packaging

  • 1 toothbrush

     Adult size only; Do not remove from original packaging

  • 6 adhesive bandages

     ¾ inch to 1 inch-size; Common household Band-Aids

  • 1 plastic bag

     One-gallon size sealable bag only

Cleaning Kit Supplies Needed

  • 5-gallon bucket with resealable 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

     One 50-oz. or two 25-oz. bottle(s) only

  • Liquid household cleaner

     12-16 oz. liquid cleaner that can be mixed 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 or spray 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

     No cellulose sponges due to mold issues; Remove from wrapper

  • 5 scouring pads

     Remove from wrapper; No stainless steel, Brillo pads, or SOS pads          (nothing with soap built in)

  • 50 clothespins

  • Clothesline

     One 100-ft. or two 50-ft. lines; Cotton or plastic

  • 24-roll heavy-duty trash bags

     33- to 45-gallon sizes; Remove from the box

  • 5 dust masks

  • 2 pairs kitchen dishwashing gloves

     Should be durable enough for multiple uses

     Remove from packaging

  • 1 pair work gloves

     Cotton with leather palm or all leather