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Weekly Reports

Arcadia, FL – March 31 – April 6, 2024

There was no fooling around in the Arcadia MDS Unit on April 1! Instead, 15 young men from southern Indiana spread out among several job sites and quickly went to work. At Mr. Smith’s home they completed the crown molding, installed door frames,...

Port Isabel, TX – March 31 – April 6, 2024

George and Ira Gershwin were brothers who wrote many classic songs, with George composing the music and Ira writing the lyrics.  The music ranged from jazz and popular songs to orchestral compositions, like Rhapsody in Blue, one of the greatest of...

Dawson Springs, KY – March 24-30, 2024

Five volunteers arrived on Sunday evening from Ohio, our smallest group this winter, but just the right size for finishing up our work here in Dawson Springs this week. Three homes are completed and cleaned and waiting for dedication on Friday.  The...

Hurley, VA – March 24-30, 2024

Late Sunday afternoon, our new crew of capable weekly volunteers arrived. Three of the four men are from North Carolina and one from Colorado. The men applied their skills to various jobs. They removed the chimney, replaced screws and completed the...

Port Isabel, TX – March 24-30, 2024

Kevin Deal is a singer-songwriter from Texas. When he was a kid, the family moved around a lot, but settled in for several years north of Dallas.  He started listening to country music when it was “workin’ man’s” music.  He listened to the...

Hardee County FL – RV – March 24-30, 2024

The Hardee County, FL RV Team finished strong!  The week brought solid pushing to finish up on the Myrtle and Tangerine homes, and to get as far as possible on the Lee St. house. Ray, Dave, Darlene, Rich, Ruby, Sieg, Elenore, Rex, Ed, and Ray all...

Grand Isle, LA – RV – March 24-30, 2024

Our time in Grand Isle has come to an end and with such mixed emotions.  It is always hard to leave a community that you’ve lived and worked in for 3,2 or even 1 month.  The people here in Grand Isle have been so wonderful, kind, and friendly as...

Dawson Springs, KY – March 17-23, 2024

Our weekly volunteers this week travelled from the Mifflinburg, PA area.  There were three couples and 5 single men.  Our work here is winding down, as we will be closing up this site at the end of March. Monday found a large group of volunteers...

Hardee Co, FL – RV – March 17-23, 2024

The Hardee Co RV Team is a hard-working team!  They are making great progress on the Lee St House.  The week’s work consisted of exterior painting and interior drywall.  The drywallers/sanders think the painters had the better job!  By the end...

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