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How to Give Material Resources

Material resources like relief supply kits, Medicine Boxes®, and Healthy Homes, Healthy Families kits help to care for vulnerable people during times of crisis. They also help to sustain everyday life by providing basic necessities to people who lack ready access to essential supplies.  By donating kit supplies or financial gifts to purchase the supplies, you make a direct, tangible difference in sustaining people's lives.

Gathering and assembling materials can be a wonderful group hands-on activity, bringing together young and old, neighbors, friends, and co-workers.  Thank you for your donations!

 Current Needs and Ways to Donate Materials

UMCOR Relief Supplies

Each UMCOR Supply Kits page contains lists of specific items needed, the estimated value of each kit, the cost for processing and shipping the kit, shipping instructions, and contact information.  Read More

The Medicine Box

A Medicine Box contains 18 essential drugs and medical supplies. The box contents are sufficient to provide a community of about 1,000 people with basic medicines and supplies for three months. It provides necessary items for day-to-day treatment of common ailments that plague people of all ages, from infants to adults.  Read More

Healthy Homes

The Healthy Homes, Healthy Families Kit is an infection control and basic care kit. It contains 22 essential supplies needed to take care of an ailing loved one and prevent the spread of infection. These basic medicines and supplies are needed for the day-to-day treatment and control of common infections and ailments.  Read More