I come from one of those midwestern families where we all do deep justice to our solid upbringing (via giving more than we receive, on balance) but we never tell each other about it. Case in point - my brother Tim recently helped out on a Habitat For Humanity house and the only reason I found out about it was because of Facebook. Thank goodness for the world wide web! Here's a couple pics:
Here he is transforming 2x4's into a wall:
Here he (and the large crew) is putting the wall in place:
Inspiration is all around!