Volunteers Honor Military Veteran Impacted by Floods

 Recently, while working in ‪Iowa‬ alongside Team Rubicon & AmeriCorps NCCC we participated in a special moment. During flood cleanup of 81-year old Don Berg's home, his 61-year old military uniform was recovered among the muck. When the week of gutting...

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Working with Jim and Linda After the Flood

On a hot July morning Jim and Linda are up early, driving back to their long time home in Rock Rapids, Iowa. When they arrive, the house is quiet and the dust from the previous day’s work has settled. They take a moment to look around, to tuck away soggy photographs salvaged by careful...

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Road Trip + NECHAMA Volunteering

Since they met in 2012, Sam Janda and Dan Morrison have shared a lot of things. Assignment to the same AmeriCorps NCCC team. A road trip across the United States. And serial volunteering with NECHAMA.

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Repairing Houses on Long Island, NY

Frank helping install drywall in his home

When Superstorm Sandy came to shore in late October 2012, Frank and wife were at home in Long Island, NY. As the storm surge encroached on the house, the pair fought to keep the water out, but eventually had to retreat to the...

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