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West Virginia Rebuilding Unit

On June 23, 2016, 8-10 inches of rain fell in Greenbrier County, causing severe flooding. This are of the state is very mountainous with very little flat ground between the mountains. Therefore, the water rushing down the valley washed out roads, bridges, and destroyed many businesses. Fifteen people lost their lives and 111 homes were […]

Ingleside, Texas

Lee and Carol Nikkel and the four young men are settled in Ingleside, Texas, arriving December 14, 2017. They will be working with the Coastal Bend Recovery Group, doing renovation after hurricane Harvey. They are still organizing, but should start the their first project after the first of the year. Until then they will fix […]

Houston, Texas

The Houston area is a large, sprawling metropolis with a diverse population and many cultures. As happens anywhere where there are masses of humanity, there is an endless cycle of the sorrows and tragedies of mankind. In the midst of this, the six young men go to Memorial Hermann Hospital each day, hoping to help […]

Hartford Service Unit

<p><strong>Current News</strong>This unit is made up of four young men who volunteer in humanitarian service work.The current house parents are Jerry and Michelle Boese with their one son.  Two days are spent at Saint Francis Hospital, where the young men help out in the emergency department and in the transportation department, where they help discharge […]

Baton Rouge Recovery Unit

The Baton Rouge service unit has been working in the Baton Rouge area since February 2017. The unit was moved from Walnut, Mississippi, to help rebuild houses damaged in the catastrophic flood of August 2016. We began working in the Baker area, following up on some houses where CDR had worked earlier. We now have […]

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque is a beautiful desert city up against the Sandia mountains. Spanish is a common language in the people. Our work in Albuquerque is quite diversified. The boys work with Department of Senior Affairs of Albuquerque Thursday and Friday, building wheelchair ramps, steps, installing safety equipment and cleaning yards. They also work at the Presbyterian […]