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Rebuilding gives people hope

By Jon Rutter for Mennonite Disaster Service   Pateros, WA — What has been bringing Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) volunteers to rural Washington State for more than a year and Read More…

A spark away from disaster

By Jon Rutter for Mennonite Disaster Service   Pateros, WA — The first wave of wildfire missed Michelle Carfagno’s homestead up in the brushy hills above Twisp, WA.   The Read More…

Weekly Report for Lusk, Wyoming

Weekly Report for week ending 05-13-16 This week of two short-term volunteers from Germany turned surprisingly into a week of four additional volunteers from Chicago. Fortunately they were very well Read More…

Detroit Project Weekly Report

For week ending 05-06-16   This week we were surrounded by the binational Board and MDS Staff. While several days were spent around the table in Board Meetings, discussing pertinent Read More…

MDS Update: May 6, 2016

This is the MDS Update for May 6, 2016   URGENT NEEDS Short-term volunteers and groups needed in Detroit, Michigan: May 16 – 20 (3-5 people needed) Volunteers should plan Read More…

MDS monitors Alberta Fires

Fires in and around the northern Alberta city of Fort McMurray has MDS Alberta Unit and Region V members on standby with other non-government agencies ready to help when called Read More…

Weekly Report for Lusk

  Our volunteer group of six men and two women had to fight the winter again this week. Fortunately we had a lot of inside work to do. The furnace Read More…

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