What & How to Donate

What & How to Donate

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Each month, Manchester UMC works with our partner agencies, LifeWise StL, Circle of Concern, and Epworth Children and Family Services, in collecting much needed items for their clients, as well as the United Methodist Committee on Relief, UMCOR.

The physical donated items will be distributed to the local partner agencies: LifeWise StL, Circle of Concern and Epworth Children and Family Services.

The following items are being collected in the Missions Collection Bins, located by the church office.

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To help Circle of Concern, Manchester UMC is collecting the following most needed items:

  • Oatmeal Packets
  • Kid-Friendly Cereal
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard

Please drop off these items in the Mission’s Collection Bins near the main office.


To help LifeWise StL collect much needed items, Manchester UMC is collecting the following:

  • Boys’ Socks size:  Small
  • Girls’ Socks sizes:  Medium & Large
  • Men’s Underwear sizes:  Medium & Large
  • Women’s Underwear sizes: 7 & 9
  • Boy’s Underwear sizes:  Small, Medium, Large & Extra Large

Please drop off these items in the Mission’s Collection Bins near the main office.


To help Epworth collect much needed items, Manchester UMC is collecting the following:

  • Thick Leggings – XS to 3XL
  • Thermal Tops and Bottoms – XS to 3XL
  • Winter Gloves & Hats

Please drop off these items in the Mission’s Collection Bins near the main office.


UMCOR Hurricane Relief

UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) responds to natural or civil disasters of such magnitude that they overwhelm a community’s ability to recover on its own. 

To make an above and beyond donation to UMCOR, this donation will provide direct financial aid to those who are providing direct assistance to those affected by Hurricane Ian.

Learn more about UMCOR, the humanitarian relief and development arm of The United Methodist Church.

Donate by one of these two ways:

Or Text #73256


If questions, please email the Director of Missions, Liz Shuburte.

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