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welfare commodity form

#1Postby Newt » Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:06 pm

Has anyone heard of new welfare commodity forms? My RS president is asking if I know where to get some. I have never heard of these forms let alone know where to get them, nor am I sure what they are for. Any help is apprecitated.

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#2Postby russellhltn » Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:37 pm

I'll hazard a guess that it comes from the Bishop's Storehouse for your area. One of the RS President's tasks is to assist in assessing welfare needs when it comes to items from the Bishop's Storehouse.
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#3Postby crislapi » Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:15 pm

Is this truly a new form or a new name for an old form? It sounds a lot like the Bishop's Storehouse order form.
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#4Postby jdlessley » Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:33 pm

The welfare commodity forms is a general term used for the two bishops' storehouse forms: "Bishop's Order for Commodities - Food and Supplies" and "Bishop's order for Commodities - Clothing and Household Goods". Both of these forms are available at the on-line store if the bishop does not already have them. My experience has been that only the bishop can order them using the on-line store order. The ward clerk can order them by calling 877-295-0003 in the US and 877-735-2008 in Canada.

These forms are treated like blank checks. As such, the finance clerk maintains the supply in our ward. The bishop will distribute the forms to the relief society president.
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#5Postby Newt » Wed Nov 09, 2011 9:50 pm

Thanks for the information, being the ward clerk I'll try to order us some.

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Re: welfare commodity form (Clothing & Household Goods)

#6Postby adamhansen5 » Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:21 am

The number posted above by jdlessley is to Staples. Staples gave me the Church worldwide distribution phone number [(800) 537-5971] to call. Distribution asked for our unit number and my name then asked how many forms I wanted to order. They come in packs of 25. You can only order 4 packs max (100 forms).
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Re: welfare commodity form

#7Postby Gary_Miller » Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:02 pm

You can also order them through the online distribution store. They will be shipped to the bishops home.
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