This was the undertaking at Mennonite Disaster Service over the last two years. The bulk of the work took place at MDS’s warehouse locations in Columbus, Miss., and Lititz, Pa. Longtime MDS volunteers Lloyd and Irene Letkeman . . .
Just organizing your own tool bench can be a big project. Now imagine organizing tools for hundreds of volunteers to be used at multiple locations — and the tool bench must travel well.
Mennonite Disaster Service volunteers often describe their service as being the hands and feet of Jesus. In late November those hands — and backs — were working hard, shoveling the historic snowfall in New York.
More than 300 MDS volunteers and their snow shovels descended on several snowed-in areas of New York . . .