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Selma, Alabama: hammering, sawing—and songs

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Mennonite Disaster Service recruits, organizes and empowers volunteers to repair and rebuild the homes of those impacted by disasters in the United States and Canada. As we respond with Christian love to serve people who would not otherwise have the means to recover, our goal is to restore hope and bring people home.


to natural and human-caused disasters in the U.S. and Canada


using the skills and labor of our volunteers


communities in the wake of disaster

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Saying goodbye in the Louisiana bayou

“If I never come back here again, it’s going to be too soon.” Peter Goertzen, who has volunteered at more than 26 different MDS sites, remembers uttering these words back in 2007—the first time he ever served as a long-term volunteer in the...

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