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BVS volunteer Adam Braun helps repair flood-damaged home in Schoharie, NY.
Photo by Zach Wolgemuth

BVS volunteer Adam Braun helps repair flood-damaged home in Schoharie, NY.

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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.

When the wind blows
April 10, 2012
Reflections on a week spent volunteering at the Brethren Disaster Ministries tornado recovery project in Arab, Alabama during McPherson College's spring break.

Japan Tsunami: One Year Anniversary
March 12, 2012
March 11 marked the first anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, giving us an important opportunity for reflection.

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Brethren Disaster Ministries has been awarded a grant of up to $280,010 from the American Red Cross to rebuild homes in response to Hurricane Sandy, or Super Storm Sandy as it was called when it hit the East Coast of the United States in 2012. After an initial disbursement of $50,000, the remainder of the grant will be disbursed quarterly based on the Brethren Disaster Ministries financial and project reports. Read more »


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