We are collecting Emergency Cleanup Buckets in Tennessee. 

Please read this letter from Dr. Williams, Regional Minister and President of The Christian Church (DOC) in Tennessee

CWS Emergency Cleanup Buckets
Supplies needed:

  • One five-gallon bucket with resealable lid (If bucket has been used, clean well but do not use if it has held chemicals of any kind.)
  • Four scouring pads
  • Seven sponges, including one large
  • One scrub brush
  • Eighteen reusable cleaning towels (e.g. Easy Wipes)
  • One 50 oz. or two 25 oz. bottle(s) of liquid laundry detergent
  • One 16-28 oz. bottle of liquid disinfectant dish soap
  • One 12-16 oz. bottle of household cleaner that can be mixed with water (no spray bottles)
  • One package of 48-50 clothespins
  • Clothesline, two 50 ft. or one 100 ft.
  • Five dust masks
  • Two pairs non surgical latex gloves
  • One pair work gloves, cotton with leather palm or all leather
  • 24-28 heavy duty or contractor type 30-45 gallon trash bags on a roll and removed from carton
  • One 6-9 oz. bottle of non-aerosol insect repellent

All cleaning items must be new— all liquid items must be capped and securely tightened. Place all items into the bucket, making sure they are packed securely to avoid damage during shipment. Snap the lid on tight and seal with packing tape.
Value: $75
Processing fee: $3 per Kit
*Do not enclose money inside the kits or in the shipping boxes.

Download list as PDF

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Drop Off Sites:

(East) First Christian Church, Rockwood 328 W. Rockwood Street Rockwood, TN, 37854 (Next To Post Office in Downtown Rockwood) (865)354-1753
Hours of Operation: Mon-Thurs 9am-2pm

(East) First Christian Church, Tullahoma 120 W. Grundy St. Tullahoma, TN 37388 (931)455-2200 Call for hours.

(Middle) Vine Street Christian Church, Nashville 4101 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205 (615) 269-5614 Hours of Operation: Mon-Thurs 9 am-4 pm Closed Friday

(West) Decatur Trinity Christian Church, Bartlett- Memphis 2449 Altruria Rd. Bartlett, TN 38134 (901)388-4511 Call for hours.

(West) Lindenwood Christian Church, Midtown-Memphis 2400 Union Ave. Memphis, TN 38112 (901)458-8506 Call for hours.

(West) Central Christian Church, Memphis 531 S. McLean Boulevard (Corner of Peabody & McLean Blvd.) Memphis, TN
Office: (901) 276-2708 Hours of Operation: Mon through Thurs 9am-2pm

The current hurricane disasters will require long term relief efforts. check out the Resources below for more ways to be involved.

Church World Services

Donate items.

 Laura Curkendall 202-780-9943  lcurkendall@cwsglobal.org   hunger, development and humanitarian response

Laura Curkendall
hunger, development and humanitarian response


Disciples home mission

Donate your time.

 Josh Baird  Director, Disciples Volunteering (985) 778-6915

Josh Baird

Director, Disciples Volunteering
(985) 778-6915


week of compassion

Donate finances.

 Caroline Hamilton-Arnold  Associate Director    203.772.8597

Caroline Hamilton-Arnold

Associate Director 


You may also submit a form to the regional office and we will connect you with volunteer opportunities.  Download fillable PDF


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