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Weekly Reports

Jennings, LA – May 15-21, 2022

A group of ten weekly volunteers joined the May long-term team Sunday, May 15. The group included Jerry and Diane Stoltzfus from South Carolina, Harold, Martha and Justin Amstutz, from South Carolina, as well as Lee, Clay, Carson and Isaiah Hoover,...

Paradise, CA – May 15-21, 2022

Our group of eight long-term volunteers accomplished a great deal this week.  Each step forward brings another family closer to moving into their new home. The team was able to frame the Scottwood house in spite of some very warm days in the sun...

Jennings, LA – May 8-14

Don Mintmier from Pennsylvania, project director for the month of May, arrived on Sunday, May 1 and met regional director, Phil Helmuth, and Rich Rhodes. The rest of the long-term team arrived Wednesday, May 6: Pauline Yoder, Head Cook from Indiana,...

Monte Lake, B.C. – May 8-14

Betty Romanes, a student from CMU, joined us this week. So now we are 6 from Manitoba and one from B.C. Gordon finished cleaning, organizing and marking in the tool trailer.  He also put new flooring in another shower room in the shower trailer....

Monte Lake, B.C. – May 1-7

The MDS Monte Lake Project with base camp at 5112 Westwold Hall Okanagan Hwy has begun.  Much of the prep work for a new site, (which includes and not limited to; shower trailer, bunk trailers & RV placement & hookup, community meetings,...

Paradise, CA – May 8-14

Even though our team this week only consisted of our eight long term volunteers, they completed a lot of important work.  This group of long termers is the same as last week. Monday the team spent time finishing the sanding and doing clean up at...

Paradise, CA – May 1-7

Flying in from Alberta, Canada this week was our Construction Supervisor, Henry Schellenberg; Crew Leader, Duane Cookson from Winchester, VA; Project Director and Office Manager, Don and Rachel Horst from Newton, KS.  Our Head Cook, Marilyn Martin...

Crisfield, MD – April 24-30

The first house in Crisfield has begun!  Footers were poured on 4/25/22 and the foundation blocks were laid on 4/29/22.  A group of 7 masons from G.L. Wise Masonry came from the Denver, PA area to do the job in 1 day! (Pictures attached.)  ...

Okanogan, WA – April 17-23, 2022

Our volunteer group this week consisted of three people. Kim Shantz from Arizona stayed for a second week. He was joined by Rich Enns from Iowa and Nathan Zerbe from Minnesota. At the end of the week, we bade farewell to our cooks Kathy and Steve...

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