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Weekly Reports

Welsh, LA – RV – Oct. 23-29, 2022

Once again greetings from beautiful SW Louisiana! We had another busy week working on Brandalyn’s house.  Every day brings us one step closer to giving her a safe and secure house.  This week we finished hanging drywall in the living room,...

McAllen, TX – Oct. 23-29, 2022

Longterm staffers were joined by a group of 8 persons from Central Kansas, most of them from the Eden Mennonite Church. Work crews were divided between the house that was started last week, and a second house nearby. At the Cisneros house, also...

Paradise, CA – Oct. 16-22, 2022

We experienced another beautiful week of warm, sunny weather in Paradise, CA just perfect for outside painting.  We painted all the wood trim for Ms. Dechter’s home outside on saw horses.  Perfataping and sanding was done on the interior of the...

McAllen, TX – Oct. 16-22, 2022

The leadership team of six welcomed four weekly volunteers, all from the state of Virginia although not all from the same location in the state, for the first week of Fall 2022 work at the McAllen project. Once again, we are partnered with UMCOR (...

Monte Lake, B.C. – Oct. 9-15, 2022

Another week has passed. We continue to experience beautiful fall weather for which we are so thankful. This week as many have celebrated Thanksgiving here in Canada, we at the MDS Monte Lake, B.C. project experienced God’s goodness to us in so...

Eastern KY – Oct. 9-15, 2022

Volunteers this week were from Iowa and Virginia and Ohio.  They continued work on the homes we started last week, and we added a third home to work on.  We exchanged the 1 weekly volunteer for another. Tyler came with construction work experience...

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...

Welsh, LA – RV – Oct. 9-15, 2022

Greetings from another great week in Southwest Louisiana!  The weather was good for the week with a little bit of rain (which also increased the humidity). We continued to work on Brandalyn’s house in Elton.  We started on a little bit of...

Monte Lake, B.C. – Oct. 2-8, 2022

As autumn moves into this area, nights are cooler and still the beautiful sun carries on, shining on the mountains across from the Westwold Hall where the crews are housed and meals are served.  The harvest moon, along with stars lights up the night...

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