Your House-Building Skills are Needed!

The last 5 homes to be rebuilt in the Okanogan are progressing but the summer building boom has made contractors scarce and could keep them from being completed. An accommodation by the county will allow for skilled volunteers to install electricity and plumbing. Can you help?

Volunteer teams needed for Carlton Complex rebuild

Kevin Froese, on deck at left, of Mennonite Disaster Service, speaks during the Aug. 23 dedication of the first of 11 houses to be...

Partnering Together to Rebuild & Restore Okanogan County (VIDEO)

About 40 representatives from faith-based and non-governmental organizations met at the Pateros Fire Station in February 2015. They discussed individual casework/projects, committing financial and...

Help restore the lights and heat for a family!

Experienced, volunteer electricians are currently needed for the Rebuild: Up from the Ashes home-building effort in Okanogan County. "Your experience counts – you need not be a licensed electrician," according to Wildfires UMVIM Coordinator Rosalee Mohney. Mid-November is the anticipated period so as much work as possible can be completed before winter arrives.

How can our local church help survivors of natural disasters?

By Jesse N. Love with Rosalee Mohney and Jim Truitt Tacoma, Wash. - On a snowy Sunday morning, Mason United Methodist Church in Tacoma opened...

Rebuild: Up from the Ashes | Stories of Hope

(Clockwise from top left) Germaine Savoie, Bill VanTassell, Karen Fisher, and The Gray Family all share their stories of hope as each have been...

Up from the Ashes: Funding achieved for the FINAL phase of recovery

By Gerri Harvill, Stan Norman, and Jim Truitt Photos by PNW UMVIM, et. al. "Thanks to generous donations and strong partnerships, funding for the final phase...

VIDEO: PNW Laity, Okanogan County Immersion

On July 8-9, 2016 laity from The Pacific Northwest Conference participated in a special immersion trip to the Okanogan area in Central Washington. Rosalee Mohney,...

Relief for those fleeing Washington fires

By Linda Bloom | Aug. 26, 2015 | NEW YORK (UMNS) Last summer, a wildfire scorched the back of Pateros Community United Methodist Church in Washington State and...

Okanogan Rebuild help needed, ERTs needed in Texas

Help needed for Okanogan Rebuild: Up From the Ashes By Ronda Cordill Each day as we watch the news, we see pictures of all of the...

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