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MDS in the city: “This is what we do”

When an electrical fire in August all but destroyed LaTanya Wade’s house on the outskirts of Philadelphia, she wasn’t sure where to turn. She had no fire insurance, and the damage meant the house had to be entirely gutted and rebuilt. A city...

Hot, humid and hope building

Souderton, Pa. – Despite temperatures in the high 90’s and extreme humidity volunteers from the Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey MDS Unit began a Partnership Housing Project (PHP) on June 30 and continued working on the home through one of the...

MDS Family Project in the Poconos

While family projects are a mainstay of MDS Region 5 (Canada) summer activity, a similar project has begun at Spruce Lake Retreat and Camp Center in the Pocono Mountains of eastern Pennsylvania. MDS volunteers Dottie and Keith Reid, members of the...

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