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1,044 volunteers served a collective 11,068 days restoring hope to 136 households in Jennings, LA

The MDS project in Jennings closed on March 28

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What We Do

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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News & Stories

Work and play at MDS summer family projects

An eight-year-old kneels, with battery-operated drill in hand, over a sheet of plywood. He knows what to do.   It’s a familiar scene at Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) Family Projects. It’s amazing what young people can accomplish with the...

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