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Paradise, CA – Jan. 8-14, 2022

The Paradise, CA project has now reopened following the break for the holidays.  Leadership volunteers arriving from Ohio were Dave and Patti Hughes as Project Director and Office Manager.  Our crew leader, Paul Jutzi, is from Pennsylvania as are...

Paradise, CA – Dec. 11-16, 2022

Among our weekly volunteers arriving Sun. evening was Arlene & Alvin Hett from Hillsboro, KS serving with MDS for the first time.  They were joined by a team of experienced young men and women from PA and OH.  Adding these to our six long...

Paradise, CA – Dec. 4-10, 2022

Our “lively group” of volunteers arrived Sun. evening, included the Stutzman brothers (2 from OH, 1 from AL) as well as an additional 9 from Ohio.  The continuing team of 6 long termers (1 BC, 2 MB, 1 VA, 2 KS) brought our grand total of...

Paradise, CA – Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2022

Our long-term team of volunteers was completed this week with the arrival of Crew Leader, Robert Prinse, Chilliwack, BC, who joined Crew Leader, David King, Broadway, VA, our Head and Assistant Cooks, Carol and Thomas Wieler, Steinbach, MB, as well...

Paradise, CA – Nov. 13-19, 2022

Another week of beautiful weather in the 60’s.  Great working weather for sure!!  We had a big group of volunteers from Winnipeg, Canada with lots of energy! Windows were installed, all siding was painted, and all siding applied to Mr. Reams home...

Paradise, CA – Oct. 9-15, 2022

We had a very productive week in Paradise with just a few weekly volunteers.  Drywall was completed on Ms. Dechter’s home and the first coat of mudding was almost done by the end of the week.  A big change was made at Mr. Ream’s home with side...

Paradise, CA – Oct. 2-8, 2022

Paradise, CA project site is up and running again after a few months of inactivity.  We are a small but energetic group! Finishing touches and some modifications were made to Ms. Hanley’s kitchen cabinets which finished off her job.  Sheetrock...

Paradise, CA – July 17-23, 2022

We were pleased to welcome our largest summer youth group this week. 15 youth and sponsors traveled from Inman, Kansas to serve in Paradise. Despite a very early morning flight, they came full of energy and ready to experience all the week would hold...

Paradise, CA – July 10-16

We had five young, energetic men join us this week – two from Lancaster, PA and three from WV. Several of them had previously served with MDS, and they all came with valuable carpentry skills. One volunteer was a Ukrainian refugee being...

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