Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Grinnell College Back for More

Students from Grinnell College came down from Iowa this week to help in the relief efforts. This is their second trip. Grinnell is Relief Coordinator, Maggie Immler's alma mater.

Additionally, former intern and current Grinnellian, Josie, came with them to put in some more time. We're happy to see her as well as all of her fellow students!

Friday, October 16, 2009

Helping Neighbors

Several Residents from Grace Episcopal - Galveston took time this week to help out their neighbors. Its great to see members of the community lend a helping hand.

They also spent some time in La Porte trying to finish up the work there. Hopefully I'll be posting some pictures soon of their work. Thanks, Grace for everything!

Monday, October 12, 2009

Pirates Lend a Hand

Several college students from Southwestern University spent their 3-day weekend in Galveston to help in our rebuilding efforts.

Amidst midterms and papers, these students used their holiday to better the lives of those around them.

Thanks Southwestern!

Several students helped put up a tent for St. Augustine's church before heading over to one of our repair projects.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

St. Matt's - Austin Back for More!

St. Matthew's - Austin is back for their 3rd trip to help out Galveston homeowners. Crew leader Jim Fryer continues to bring groups of incredible individuals with caring hearts.

The crew of mostly retired folks is here for several days this week, and always ready to get their hands dirty. This time they even brought a trailer full of donations for hurricane survivors, including a pristine washer and dryer.

Thanks St. Matt's! You guys are amazing!

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Gutting in Galveston

Thanks St. Mark's for your help this past Saturday. It was great to see some familiar faces and some new ones as well!

Mr. Stevenson's house is inching closer to completion and Ms. Cummings home is about ready to begin repairs thanks to your efforts.

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