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Weekly Reports

Paradise, CA – Oct 10-16, 2021

The inaugural California MDS RV project began with the arrival of Tom Collins, project director, and Pat and Judy Powell on Saturday. Roger and Ina Heinrichs and Chris and Carol Stone arrived on Sunday, along with a pickup and tool trailer which had...

Paradise, CA – Oct 10-16, 2021

This has been a busy week with people coming and going!  Our weekly volunteers, Wendy, from Lodi, CA, arrived late Sunday night and Gordon, from Reedley, CA, arrived on Monday night.   Michele WhiteEagle, California MDS Board Chair also arrived on...

Jennings, LA – Oct 4-15, 2021

Jennings, LA has been reopened as of 4 Oct 2021. New volunteers are the Project Director Vern Geissinger and his wife Joyce Geissinger the head cook. Phi Helmuth Project Coordinator was on hand to help coordinate and introduce the new clients that we...

Coastal Bend, TX – Oct 11-14, 2021

It has been such a joy and blessing to see the development of the families now living at Tierra De Esperanza (Land of Hope).  We had joined with Storm Aid of Ohio and Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group in the dedication of these homes in the...

Paradise, CA – Oct 3-9, 2021

The new long-term volunteers arrived on September 29 and October 2.  Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of that week were spent in orientation and getting familiar with the area and the various job sites.  We were sad to see Don and Rachel (previous PD...

Coastal Bend, TX RV – Oct 4-8, 2021

Greetings from the warm south Texas and the RV project. All participants arrived safely the weekend of October 2nd from Indiana, Kansas and Oregon/ Canada.  We started our work at Port Aransas working on a brace for the homeowner Gene Frost. His...

McAllen, TX – Oct 4-8, 2021

The Ministry Center of First United Methodist Church that houses MDS Volunteers needed some repairs. This week volunteers spent several days shoring up the supports holding the second floor walkway in place. On Thursday we started block foundation...

McAllen, TX – Sept 27-Oct 1, 2021

Long term staff arrived in McAllen Texas this week to prepare for the arrival of weekly staff in the weeks to come. Project Coordinator Carl Dube (MI) greeted Project Director Jay Finkbiner (PA), Construction Manager John Stutzman (MT, Head Cook Em...

Paradise, CA – Sept 19-25, 2021

Our Project Director and Office Manager from Kansas were the only volunteers at Paradise this week but that didn’t keep us from getting lots accomplished. A load of shingles was picked up from the Hope Center in Oroville for the Rubiolo and Harrell...

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