Meridian, Mississippi: Home Repair

This is a response to tornadoes in April 2018

Meridian, Mississippi: Home Repair

This is a response to tornadoes in April 2018

After the tornadoes of April 2018 in Mississippi, many families returned to inhabitable homes. 12 families are still waiting for their homes to be repaired.

Interested in this opportunity?

Fill out this short form to get started, or, feel free to call 800-848-5818 or email Chris Gibson at cgibson@worldrenew.net.

About this Service Trip

Where

Meridian, Mississippi

When

February 1 – March 21, 2020

Group Size

1-20 people

Age Requirement

Volunteers under 18 years old are permitted to work on the construction site, but must be supervised by a parent or legal guardian at all times.

Scope of Work

Rebuilding the interiors of gutted homes including everything from drywall to finish painting.

Accommodations and Meals

Pine Lake Fellowship Camp, Meridian, Mississippi “Tall Pines” Housing has 4 bedrooms, with a mix of bunks and queen beds, bathroom/showers, a common area with comfortable seating and a kitchenette with refrigerator. MAX capacity is 20 people. 10-15 people would be an ideal group to stay and work here.

1-2 RV spaces are possible as well.

Cost

There is a $24/night/volunteer cost for the housing. Your group is responsible for travel costs and meals. .

Skill Level Requirement

All skills are welcome. It would be beneficial to have a few skilled adults in your group, but is not required.

Tools and Materials

Tools and materials are provided but bring everything you can.

What to Bring

Must bring bedding and/or sleeping bag, towels, and personal toiletries. A general list of what to bring can be found in Preparing to Serve.