Judy Schmidt likes to cook—even for 20 or more people at a time.
Mennonite Disaster Service
“As I sit here composing this e-mail, I am asking God to give me the words to adequately express our gratitude for all the help that your organization has provided. What you have done to help is so big, we do not have words available.”
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“Everyone on our team would agree that it was a very good week and felt good about contributing to the rebuilding of this hard-hit community”
The success of the Fund caused the MDS Canada board to decide to make it permanent. A total of $200,000 CAD is available each year, with a limit of $5,000 CAD per applicant.
Mennonite Disaster Service volunteers hard at work in Atlantic Canada after Hurricane Fiona 61 jobs done since end of September WINNIPEG, Man. — “People are really thankful, they can’t imagine…
There is a particular need for experienced chainsaw operators since crews will be working with trees of up to a metre or more in diameter.
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“It was perfect timing,” he said, adding cars started rolling by and dogs barked right after the time of silence ended. “If felt like God was with us.”
“I can really identify with the homeowners and their need for a home. Everyone needs a good home.”
“It is my hope that anyone who reads these haiku verses will catch the spirit of the story of each Psalm and see them in a new way,” he said.
“Farmers in Saskatchewan are still living with the impact of the lack of rain, and we don’t want to forget them. I hope more farmers in Ontario will step up to help by donating hay.”
Around 20 volunteers are needed by December 6 to help people in that interior community clean out their flooded homes.