by Christa Lollis
Tornado's in the South and Midwest, cyclones overseas and flooding in East Texas. These natural disasters come quickly but leave a trail of devastation. "Often times it's hard to get medical personnel to affected areas really quickly but you can get anybody can deliver a large Ziploc bag that has some materials that people need quickly," Tommy Williams, a pastor from Woodville explains.
So the United Methodists of East Texas put together small bags with toothpaste, band aids, wash cloths and other essential items. Williams says, "They're materials that form together a health kit that we'll send throughout the world in places that are in need."