Born to Drill

Born to Drill

On our third day of working with SBP and Hope Panhandle in Panama City, we continued our work on our house. We were working to rebuild Claud’s house that was severely damaged in Hurricane Michael eight months before we arrived. Even with eight months, there was lots...
The Grand Conclusion

The Grand Conclusion

The sense of completion was phenomenal. The amalgamation of tribulations and trying events that had prefaced the finale of today had wholly contributed to the serene and blissful experience that was the introspection of my sacrificed time and effort for Mr. Minh; the...
Building a Foundation of Change

Building a Foundation of Change

Today marked our third and final day in Panama City, Florida. We served Hurricane Michael victims by installing drywall and mudding in their new home. Specifically, our group helped Claude’s family rebuild their residence, just as they helped others during the...
Serving with Fun

Serving with Fun

For me, the workday did not start at the house but the 40-minute drive to get there. As our group drove we were reminded why we were really here. Palm trees, trash, debris, and buildings toppled over after the hurricanes wake. This served as motivation for the group...
Teamwork Moves Mountains

Teamwork Moves Mountains

When I entered the town of Panama City, I was saddened and shocked. I didn’t truly have any expectations for the devastation that would greet us prior to our arrival but when I saw what Hurricane Michael had done to this town about eight months ago I realized what...