The American Motor Coach Association has asked their members to send 500 buses to help transport folk out of the disaster area in coordination with FEMA. Grace Coach Lines/International Family Missions a bus company from Lafayette Colorado is participating.
Vinelife Community Church in Boulder Colorado is sending a driver and team from the church youth group on one of GCL/IFM buses with supplies down to the disaster area. They are asking for supplies and volunteers to go help with the rescue efforts. If you can bring non perishable food to the church between 8:30 and 10 AM Saturday 3 September 2005 it will get on this bus. For directions to the church click here.
They would also like to bring down:
Paper Goods - plates, cups, diapers, tissue
Cleaning Supplies - Bleach, Top Job, Mr. Clean type products
Water - Bottled drinking water (NO glass containers)
Single Serving Snacks - Pop Tarts, Cereal Bars, Granola bars
Heat and Eat Foods - Chili, stew, canned pasta with sauce, canned vegetables etc.
Lunchables or other single serving foods that DO NOT REQUIRE REFRIGERATION
MRE’s (Meals Ready to Eat)
Personal care items
Even if you can't get items to the church at that time, please call the church at (303) 449-3330 and drop things off to go on a later bus.
They are also looking for places to live for folk who might want to relocate to Colorado. If you know of living spaces that would be available please contact Vinelife (303) 449-3330.