Many people have been reaching out to ask how they can help with disaster relief for Maui and the town of Lahaina. At this point, financial donations are what will be most helpful in the early days working through this very difficult time. These will help support the people of the community as well as the responders there to help minister in so many ways. We will be sending your donations to these two sources: Emmanuel Lutheran Church and School and the California-Nevada-Hawaii district of the LCMS
Here are a few ways to help:
- Take a congregational door offering and send it to Iowa District West, marked Maui Disaster Relief
- Pray! For the individuals and families who were directly affected in so many ways. For all the community related pieces; businesses, schools, healthcare, government, and safety. For the responding agencies and volunteers who are there to help. For hearts to be open to the work of the Holy Spirit giving hope in such a tumultuous time.
- Donate directly on the source websites
If later, gathering clothing, home items, hygiene products, etc… will be beneficial, we will get that information out.
Director of IOWAY