Immediate Need for Volunteers

There is an immediate need for volunteers to help frame a house in Gifford, Illinois. The deck should be ready for framing beginning Dec. 8th.

Gifford was struck by a tornado in November of 2013. This home is for a family of 5 with limited resources. There is a general contractor on-site to help direct the work.

If you have interest, please contact Dale Sink at (937) 974-2953.

Other Opportunities
There is also opportunity to volunteer at:

Salvation Army
Soup Kitchen
Thrift Store
Child care
Abundant Life church
Food Pantry

Special Needs

Camp Director
There is a special need for camp directors. If you have an interest, please contact us as soon as possible.

There is an opportunity to donate for a building project. Approximately $4-5,000.00 would help a family in need, get a roof replaced. Mark donations "CDS Building Project".

There are also some expenses incurred in housing and feeding volunteers. Please consider this as the Lord lays it on your heart.

Donations can be sent to the Brethren Charity Fund, marked "CDS".

Brethren Charity Fund
PO Box 365
Brookville, OH  45309

Joplin Project Updates

  • Joplin Rebuild Effort Update This nation has been blessed with the absence of new natural disasters! The CDS board feels there is still sufficient work available in the Joplin area for this winter. Contact ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2014, 9:06 AM by Grant Garber
  • Returning to Joplin As we shared in our November newsletter, we have been attempting to discern if we should continue working in Joplin, Missouri for another season or move the camp and equipment ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2013, 2:17 PM by Grant Garber
  • This Season There is still plenty of work! The foundation is ready on one new home with another soon to be ready. Other work includes roof repairs and finishing homes that were ...
    Posted Dec 27, 2013, 6:49 AM by Grant Garber
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Other Updates

  • Project Research Trip There haven't been many large storms in the US this past year, leaving us wondering if there would be a project for volunteers this coming winter.  The CDS camp ...
    Posted Dec 27, 2013, 6:58 AM by Grant Garber
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