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Oklahoma Disaster Recovery Needs Volunteers

8/2/2017
Click on the link below to hear the latest from the Oklahoma Disaster Recovery efforts: http://mailchi.mp/32f4f268060a/disaster-recovery-will-stop-without-volunteers?e=2100e9b49e

Team Lumberton Weekly Report July 28th

7/28/2017
Monday we started a punch list for Mary Elizabeth's house so that project will be finished this week in the living areas. Suzanne & Larry spent the day there working on trim. Carol worked at Leon's house getting drywall finished so that ceiling can be finished & walls painted. Randy & Mary worked on the landing for the rear storage area. We have been joined by a youth group who are scraping the outside trim to get it ready for painting. Tuesday was spent finishing the punch list at Mary ...

Weekly DR Report July 25th North Carolina

7/25/2017
Week 7 July 23, 2017 Our team at Lumberton lost Dave and Rita and Morris and Karen. Safe travels and thanks for your service. We had Larry and Carol and Ray and Cathy join Suzanne and Max and Anne. Another really good team and we appreciate their hard work. Again, a lot of work was completed and a new home was begun. Work is winding down on Mary Elizabeth’s house. All the laminate in the house is now complete. The cedar was reinstalled in the dining room and looks so good! The living room, ...

Disaster Rebuilding Week 6 NC July 15th

7/17/2017
Week 6 July 16, 2017 Our team this week was unchanged from last week. It consisted of Max and Anne, Suzanne, Morris and Karen and Dave and Rita. Unfortunately, we did not have any one else join us. We would like to encourage anyone so led to come to Lumberton to help in this communities’ recovery. There are still team openings waiting to be filled. Yes, it is hot but tolerable and it is very rewarding. Without exception we have been warmly welcomed and everywhere we go in the community people ...

Oklahoma Disaster Response

7/14/2017
Oklahoma United Methodist Disaster Response Report - click on link http://mailchi.mp/6f7dea54650c/volunteers-needed-now-no-recovery-without-you?e=2100e9b49e

Lumberton NC Disaster Team Weekly Report July 8th

7/8/2017
Our team this week consisted of Max and Anne, Suzanne, Morris and Karen and Dave and Rita who joined us this week. Mike, our leader last week, returned home. Thanks Mike for leading us last week. Since Tuesday was Independence Day the team celebrated with home made ice cream – strawberry and vanilla. It certainly helped with the heat. This week the base and quarter round were completed in the bathroom/closets. All the trim was caulked and all the doors were painted in the bathroom as well. The ...

Agencies love their NOMADS teams!

7/7/2017
Check out the comments from recent NOMADS projects, by the staff at the agencies we serve: "The Team Leader was organized, efficient, did a great job planning out the work, and was skilled in the work we needed done. They were good natured and communicated well with us. The Team members had a wide range of skills, were cheerful and engaging with our own volunteers who were on site to help them out. This was an outstanding experience. They accomplished so much and were completely delightful. We ...

Weekly Team Report - Lumberton SC Disaster Rebuild

7/3/2017
Our team for this week is Max and Anne, Morris and Karen, Suzanne, and Mike and Susan.   When the plumbing is completed at Dora's home we will return and resume working on the flooring. Our team spent the entire week at Mary Elizabeth's home with the focus on the 4 rooms that will serve as living quarters for Mary Elizabeth's son and daughter in law.   The list of completed tasks include, installing 2 doors with knobs, painting and installing floor trim and window casings, building 2 steps for a...

Disaster Rebuilding Week 3 NC June 23rd

6/23/2017
Week 3, Disaster Rebuild Project, Lumberton, North Carolina   The team consisted of Ron and Becky, Mike, and Gary and Sharon. The team spent this week at Mary Elizabeth’s home working on many different areas of rebuild.  We will be returning to Dora’s house as soon as the plumber finishes the plumbing work there.  Our building coordinator wants the plumbing work done before we install the laminate flooring. We completed all of the sheet rock work this week and started on painting the rooms.  ...

NC Disaster Rebuilders Weekly Report June 16th

6/16/2017
Week 2, Disaster Rebuild Project, Lumberton, North Carolina We have now completed two weeks of rebuilding here in Lumberton.  We continue to work in Mary Elizabeth’s home, and Dora’s home. Mary Elizabeth’s home has been a challenge with all of the sheet rock work.  We have been taping and mudding, and sanding most of the week.  The team was able to start installing the flooring in a large walk-in closet and the laundry room.  We put in half of the plywood over the sub-floor on Wednesday, and ...

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