Children's Disaster Services (CDS) has responded in Pico Rivera, southern California, following evacuation of a multi-apartment complex due to a partial collapse of the building. The CDS response ended today. CDS is a ministry of the Church of the Brethren and part of Brethren Disaster Ministries.
About 14 children attended the children's center each day.
Our hearts go out to the residents as they seek new shelter for their families. Many thanks to the volunteers who served and to project managers Mary Kay Ogden and Joanne Wagoner, both from La Verne (Calif.) Church of the Brethren.
-- Kathleen Fry-Miller is associate director of Children's Disaster Services. For more information about this ministry go to www.brethren.org/cds.
Source: 01/06/2015 Newsline