Great Plains Disaster Fund

Donate towards
disaster response.

Conference disaster funds may be requested using the Great Plains Disaster Fund Financial Assistance Request Form by any United Methodist pastor, the Conference Disaster Response Coordinator, a Regional Disaster Response Leader, emergency manager, or a person appointed to represent the Great Plains Conference on a long-term recovery committee.

Donations are the sole source of funding and may be made at any United Methodist Church or mailed to the Conference Treasurer's Office, PO Box 4837, Topeka KS 66604-0837. Mark checks for "Disaster Response." You may also give online.


Give+ Text for Disaster Response

You can make a contribution to Great Plains Disaster Response with text!

To give to Great Plains Disaster Response, simply send a text message with the amount you want to contribute and the word “Help” to 785-333-3863 (example: 25 Help). Be sure to put a space between the amount and the word “Help”.

Within a few minutes, you will be sent a text with a link to register. Click on the link and enter your contact information, cardholder name, and debit or credit card information. Once your registration is complete, you will receive a text verification and an email receipt of your donation.

For future giving, send a text with the amount you wish to give and the keyword “Help” (example: 25 Help), and it will process automatically. You can even text “repeat” to make it a recurring donation. Give+ Text is one of the fastest, easiest ways to give.

We hope you enjoy this new way to share your generosity, and we thank you for supporting the Great Plains Conference. 

If you would like more information, or if your congregation is interested in disaster response training opportunities, contact the Rev. Hollie Tapley, disaster response coordinator, at 785-272-9111 or You can also explore our Disaster Response Toolbox.