BDM welcomes Hallie Pilcher
July 20, 2012
Hallie Pilcher, from Roanoke, Va., is "very excited" to join the BDM staff.
New BDM project leaders trained
July 2, 2012
Brethren Disaster Ministries trained 15 new disaster project leaders during a 10-day workshop in May.
Steve Keim named Volunteer of the Year
May 10, 2012
Steve Keim, a BDM volunteer project leader, was named Volunteer of the Year by National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster on Tuesday, May 8. Keim also was a recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award.
Disaster relief auctions in May
April 27, 2012
If it’s May, it’s auction time! Two big disaster relief auctions are happening soon to benefit Brethren Disaster Ministries.
Related Newsline articles
Children’s Disaster Services offers workshops in Georgia, Connecticut
(January 24, 2013)
Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) is holding volunteer training workshops in Georgia and Connecticut in February and March, respectively. An article about the recent--and first--CDS workshop in Connecticut is at http://canton-ct.patch.com/articles/group-learns-how-to-help-children-in-the-midst-of-a-crisis .
Volunteers prepare $100,000 Christmas gift for hurricane victims--and set record
(January 24, 2013)
On Dec. 14, 2012, 150 Brethren Disaster Relief Auction (BDRA) volunteers from the Atlantic Northeast and Southern Pennsylvania Districts assembled 1,000 Emergency Clean-up Buckets for victims of Hurricane Sandy at Florin Church of the Brethren in Mt. Joy, Pa.--and they did it in 60 minutes.
Fund makes grants to start new Brethren disaster project, aid Congolese refugees
(December 11, 2012)
Grants from the Emergency Disaster Fund (EDF) have been given to start a Brethren Disaster Ministries rebuilding site in southeastern Indiana, and to help a church group aid Congolese refugees fleeing violence.