Detroit, Michigan: Home Repairs
This is a response to flooding in 2014 and 2016
There were over 120,000 homes affected by the August 2014 flood that hit Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties. To date, there are still over 2,000 homes in need of assistance with reconstruction.
About this Service Trip
Any time throughout the year.
High school age, youth under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Scope of Work
General reconstruction work; sheet-rock install/finish, painting, replace trim, flooring. There may still be some muck and gut situations.
Accommodations and Meals
Several churches in the area have offered housing. The volunteer coordinator will determine where you will stay depending on the size of your group, group’s skills and community need. Their goal is to find housing near the work projects. All facilities will offer: floor space (20 cots available) restrooms/showers (YMCA or Health Centers) a kitchen to prepare your own meals.