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Weekly Reports

Arcadia, FL – May 26 – June 1, 2024

The work is winding down here in Arcadia. We had no weekly volunteers. Still, it was a busy week for the six long-termers, who are closing the site here and preparing to move the project to Venice, Florida.   Several of the guys finished up the...

Shuswap, B.C. – May 19-25, 2024

Twenty hardworking volunteers came to join us in the Shuswap this week. Five came from S.K. and were determined to finish framing a whole house. They had to do it a bit backwards, as the house they were hoping to frame didn’t have the basement...

Lytton, BC – May 19-25, 2024

Volunteers are continuing to make progress on the house rebuild in Lytton, B.C. Wayne Drudge, Leonard Peters and Otto Neufeld from B.C. came to use their skills this week along with the rest of the crew: Todd, Rhonda and Dave. Patsy and Owen,...

Red Lake, MN – May 19-25, 2024

Six Bethel College students as well as Cleo Koop, Gail Graber and Jamila Branch arrived from Kansas to join our long-term volunteers this week.  Monday evening, Inko Ndlovu-Mathuthu, year-long volunteer from Zimbabwe, joined us as a crew leader,...

Arcadia, FL – May 19-25, 2024

A full van of ten young Amish ladies, a chaperone couple and driver couple, all from Indiana, arrived Sunday evening in Arcadia, ready to apply their skills where needed. Some of the crew installed trim, did texture mudding and painting on the...

Lytton, B.C. – May 12-18, 2024

Our crew remains similar to last week, except Gerald Dyck, the response co-coordinator with Mark Rempel, came to help and encourage us for a few days.  Monday: The week began with completing sheathing of the shear walls. Due to prevailing high winds...

Shuswap, B.C. – May 12-18, 2024

Volunteers are continuing to make progress on the house rebuild in Lytton, B.C. Wayne Drudge, Leonard Peters and Otto Neufeld from B.C. came to use their skills this week along with the rest of the crew: Todd, Rhonda and Dave. Patsy and Owen,...

Arcadia, FL – May 12-18, 2024

Eight young ladies from Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, along with their driver, arrived early Sunday evening. Two college-age young fellows from New York flew to Sarasota and then rented a U-Haul van to drive to Arcadia. Because they were only 19 years...

Shuswap, B.C. – May 5-11, 2024

This week, the long-term volunteers switched. Excitement was in the air to achieve the week’s goal to get two floors on and some walls standing. Two floors did get put on but, on Friday at 9 am, one wall was standing when we had hoped for three. ...

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