Contact Us: 256-341-9961

Email: info@umdisasterwarehouse.com

You Can Be A Volunteer

Our UMCOR kits are often one of the most important services we provide to those in need after a disaster. Learn how you, your church or volunteer group can help. Give us a call 256-341-9961 or email us for more information.

If you would like to volunteer for the U.M. Disaster Warehouse please review the calendar below then fill out and submit the form below it.

We have tasks for everyone and anyone. We do have some tasks for folks with limited mobility. Our volunteers range from youth to retirees. The warehouse itself is not climate controlled, however we do have some tasks in a climate controlled area. Also, bring a camera. You will have fun! If it is a group coming in the winter, a pound cake would be graciously shared with all. We can provide the coffee, plates and utensils. We always have cold bottled water available. Just about any type of food for lunch is available nearby the warehouse. Campers and RV’s are welcome at Point Mallard Camp Ground, just three-and-a-half miles away. (Nice full hook ups.) Thanks, U.M. Disaster Warehouse Staff 256-341-9961 U.M. Disaster Warehouse is located at 3220 Hwy 31 South, Building “F”, Decatur, AL 35603.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS! Give us a call at 256-341-9961

Calendar and Volunteer Form

February 2020

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Delivery Pay It Forward Bahamas
  • WAREHOUSE-Hours for Volunteer groups: 12-4pm Currently Open For A Group
2
  • WAREHOUSE CLOSED
3
  • WAREHOUSE CLOSED
4
5
  • FINAL DAY FOR DONATIONS PAY IT FORWARD BAHAMAS
6
7
8
  • WAREHOUSE CLOSED
9
  • WAREHOUSE CLOSED
  • Board Meeting 3pm
10
  • WAREHOUSE CLOSED
11
  • Rusken Delivery 9am
  • Delivery AHMEN-From Habitat for Humanity after 2:30pm
  • Cleaning bucket and hygiene kit delivery ~11am
12
13
  • Trinity UMC 10-18 Adults 6:30-8:30pm
  • 108 Cleaning Buckets Delivered 9am South GA Conf.
14
  • Disaster Supplies Delivered to Lexington and Green Hill 9am
15
  • WAREHOUSE CLOSED
16
  • WAREHOUSE CLOSED
17
  • WAREHOUSE CLOSED
18
  • *Warehouse Roster Full No Additional Groups
  • 7 Adults Clearbranch UMC 9:45am-2:30pm
19
20
21
  • *Warehouse Roster Full No Additional Groups
  • Pick Up Brownsville TX Shoe Boxes 8am-12pm
  • 5-6 Adults Burks UMC, 9:30-3:30
22
  • Hartselle 1stUMC 1:30-3:30
  • Auburn University 11 Adults 9am-1pm
  • *Warehouse Roster Full No Additional Groups
23
  • WAREHOUSE CLOSED
24
  • WAREHOUSE CLOSED
25
26
27
28
  • WAREHOUSE CLOSED
29
  • WAREHOUSE CLOSED

How to Volunteer

What is a good team size? (particularly maximum number).
– We have several work lines/tasks that volunteers can do. We do have some tasks for folks with limited mobility. A good group size is up to 12. Up to 20 may be doable, if local trained volunteers are confirmed available to come in and help manage a large group.

Can youth volunteer?
– Yes. Remember, this is a real warehouse with no recreation area, and no child care. Groups with youth need to meet the following requirements:

  • Youth need to be 11 years old or older.
  • Your group must include one adult per every 5 youth.  Those adults will be responsible for supervision and mentoring youth.

Examples of tasks volunteers do:
– Verify Cleaning Buckets, Tornado Buckets, Health Kits and School Kits.
– Build Cleaning Buckets, Tornado Buckets, Health Kits and School Kits.
– Bundle/Prep disaster supplies such as trash and zip-lock bags, nails for tarps, wood strips for tarps.
– Build and prep Christmas Gift Shoe Boxes.

Where do teams normally stay while in Decatur?
– There are several hotels in the Decatur area. Including Home2 Suites, Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn Express.

Normal Operating Hours (If you have specific requirements, describe them in the form below to be considered)
Tuesday-Friday:   9am-3pm (except major holidays)
Saturday:               Typically 9am-1pm  (2 Saturdays a month)

A team member will review your request and arrange to put it into the schedule above if we can honor your request.

We will contact you with our response. Please ensure that the calendar has you on the days you plan to be here before arriving.





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