The Boy Scout bus parked outside Cedarville United Methodist Church
POTTSTOWN PA – Weeks after Hurricane Sandy’s departure, the clean-up among victims of its devastation is continuing. It’s no surprise, then, that cleaning has become the focus of a “fill the bus” community assistance drive scheduled for Friday and Saturday (Nov. 30, from 5-9 p.m., and Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) at Cedarville United Methodist Church, 1092 Laurelwood Rd.
Church Global Missions Director Emilie Atkinson reports its congregation is inviting residents from across greater Pottstown to help fill its Boy Scout troop’s school bus with a variety of cleaning supplies that will be shipped to the United Methodist Committee on Relief warehouses in Mechanicsburg PA.
From there the committee will assemble “flood buckets,” Atkinson said, that will be sent to Sandy’s victims along the East Coast and elsewhere.
Among items in particular need, according to the committee, are: