Local Staff and Volunteer Jeudy Djemson’s “Positive!”

This was posted on 08/20/13 No Comments

Jeudy Djemson is from Gonaives, a city on the northern coast of Haiti where we launched a six-month project after Hurricane Hanna in 2008. Djemson worked with All Hands for an extended period of time on Project Gonaives, and then again on Project Leogane after the 2010 earthquake. Dedicated and hardworking, he contributed greatly to […]

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One Volunteer, Two Projects: One Next Door And One Across The Globe

This was posted on 08/13/13 1 Comment

Raine Neri is from Cagayan de Oro (CdO), a city of more than 600,000 people on the island of Mindanao in the southern part of the Philippines. Raine first encountered All Hands when volunteering with Habitat for Humanity after Typhoon Washi struck CdO in mid-December 2011. Raine joined the All Hands team shortly thereafter, serving […]

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PROJECT LONG ISLAND – Let the Repairs Begin!

This was posted on 08/07/13 No Comments

We’re thrilled to announce we have launched our Repair Program on Project Long Island! When Superstorm Sandy made landfall in late October 2012, we responded immediately by mucking and gutting homes. Then in January 2013, we launched our innovative mold treatment program. Now, we are working with the community to provide home repairs, a vital […]

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Milestone Golf Club Event to Benefit AHV

This was posted on 08/07/13 No Comments

Bruce Jones is the owner of Milestone Golf Club in Hampton, NY. For the past 5 years, Bruce has hosted an annual benefit tournament for All Hands. He is also a long-term volunteer, who started volunteering with All Hands shortly after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. Since then, Bruce has spent almost every winter – […]

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A Tour Of The Disaster Zone: A New Way It Hits Home

This was posted on 08/02/13 No Comments

As Project Pagatpat volunteers, we work with more than 80 local workers on a daily basis, many of whom were directly affected by Typhoon Sendong. But despite spending many hours a day with volunteers ­­– working together, eating together, sharing jokes and swapping stories – few workers speak of the disaster that killed 1,500 people […]

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The UK 100km Cycle Challenge!

This was posted on 07/31/13 No Comments

Join the All Hands Volunteers UK 100KM Cycle Challenge! After last year’s success kayaking down the river Thames, we’ve decided to exchange Kayaks for two wheels and a tent – this year we’re cycling and camping in the New Forest. Bring your friends, family and colleagues along! We hope to get as many people as […]

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Levi and her Field of T.E.A.M.S.

This was posted on 07/29/13 No Comments

“To me, farmers are American Heroes.” Levi Clifton Debra “Levi” Clifton is a 3rd generation farmer with a 116-year-old farm located 15 miles south of where the El Reno Tornado hit. In the aftermath, she decided it was time to help the affected community of farmers so she started Field of T.E.A.M.S., a group dedicated […]

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Update: Recent events in CdO, Philippines

This was posted on 07/26/13 No Comments

All AHV volunteers and staff are safe and accounted for after last night’s restaurant bombing in downtown Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. We are deeply saddened by the event, and send our condolences to those affected by this tragedy. As always, the safety of our volunteers is our number one priority, and we’re taking action to […]

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Project Moore: The Recap

This was posted on 07/26/13 No Comments

For the past several weeks, All Hands has been on the ground responding to the devastating tornadoes that ripped across central Oklahoma at the end of May. As soon as we arrived, and before the third tornado hit, we concentrated on helping the affected communities in and around the Moore area. We spent days removing […]

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Project Long Island Completes 100th Gutting Job and Mold Treatment

This was posted on 07/24/13 No Comments

We are celebrating two major milestones on our Superstorm Sandy Response! Recently, we hit the 100 homes mark for both gutting and our mold treatment program. Since November of 2012, All Hands has been responding to the overwhelming needs of homeowners and communities recovering from Superstorm Sandy. From Project Long Island’s first day on the ground, […]

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