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MDS Canada 2021

2020-21 was a hard year for MDS Canada. Once again, the pandemic was the big story. It curtailed most of our responses in this country and prevented Canadians from going to the U.S. to volunteer. But it didn’t stop us from doing what we could to...

In Colville Native American community

When a wildfire raged too close, James McCraigie tried to grab his three dogs and get out. He managed to take two—He-man and Bobby—as his third dog, Teala, hid under McCraigie’s mobile home. “I just kept my fingers crossed it was going to...

And they’ll know we are Christians by our love

When the call went out in November for MDS volunteers to go to Princeton, B.C., James Toews seized the chance to serve. Toews, a member of the Mennonite Central Committee B.C. board, knew about MDS but had never done service with the organization...

New year, new hope

Blue tarp after blue tarp. That’s the view for weary residents in the city of Lake Charles, Louisiana, after they’ve been through disaster on top of disaster. Hurricane Laura made landfall on Aug. 27, 2020 just south of Lake Charles, as a...

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