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Located between Los Angeles and San Diego counties in the San Bernadino Mountains, Green Valley Lake is at 7200 feet and surrounded by a National Forest. For all these reasons it has remained a very small, picturesque, and uncrowded area. The small town boasts of a pretty little lake that is stocked often with plentiful fish, and a small beach for swimming.
The Slide wildfires of October, 2007 burned 12,759 acres of land.
The local Recovery Committee for San Bernardino asked the California MDS Unit for help in rebuilding a home and they agreed. Working together with Catholic Charities, Red Cross, Hearts and Home organization, the California Unit put together a RV Project.
This project came together in record time because of the cooperation between all the faith based organizations. The home will be built in the same footprint as the one that burned with a garage and utility room below and the 700 foot home on the second level.
Framing of the garage walls continued, including inside walls for the utility room. Some of the concrete installed by the contractor had to be chiseled out to accommodate the stair stringers and one wall. The floor was finished...
Mennonite Disaster Service RV
33205 Green Valley Lake Rd
Green Valley Lake, CA 92341
Project Directors: Walt and Pat Willems
Project Start Date: July 6, 2009
Volunteers to Date: 41
Jobs Started: 1
Jobs Completed: 1