"Bridget Morgan, a St. Bonaventure senior from Cleveland, Ohio, is on her fourth BonaResponds trip.Also in the same article:
“It’s a great program. I’ve been doing it since I was a freshman. Every year, it’s been a blast,” she said. “It’s a great opportunity to help people out and make friends at St. Bonaventure.”
Morgan remarked about how the owner of one of the houses BonaResponds worked on was very depressed at first. The BonaResponds volunteers found the house the way it was left after Hurricane Ike. The volunteers took out the drywall, the insulation, the cabinets and other items.
“When we went there, the guy was very sad. He didn’t talk to any of us,” she said, adding that his spirits improved as things went along.
"....A couple of BonaResponders who didn’t go to Texas helped one or two days in Friendship. They were joined by a father and son from Massachusetts, Bill and John Driscoll....Bill Driscoll said he met Mahar in Mississippi during a relief effort following Hurricane Katrina. He said he told Mahar in December that he and John were looking for something to do as volunteers....“Ed asked us to do the ceiling,” Bill Driscoll said while he, John and a couple of other volunteers worked on placing drywall sheets and fastening them to the ceiling. “He said if we can get the ceiling done, he can figure the rest out with the Bona kids.”
Van Curen said they were grateful to BonaResponds and the Driscolls for donating their time "