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2015 AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon, May 19-25
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2015 AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon, May 19-25

August 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. In recognition of this anniversary and the continued resilience of the Crescent City, Habitat for Humanity is hosting a blitz build two weeks in May. During the weeks of May 19-25 and May 24-31 more than 600 volunteers will build 10 houses from the ground up, presenting the keys to the deserving families at a dedication event on Saturday, May 30th.

5/19/2015 to 5/25/2015
When: 5/19-5/25
Where: 2015 AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon
New Orleans, LA 
Presenter: New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity

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All friends of Habitat for Humanity are welcome at the 2015 AmeriCorps Build-A-Thon hosted by New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity and scheduled for two weeks in May, May 19-25 and May 24-31. 

They invite you to fill the more than 200 event construction volunteer slots necessary to build 10 new homes and to complete 20 additional home repairs and community service projects. These volunteers will not only be rebuilding communities but will also celebrate the 20thanniversary of AmeriCorps and the national impact this program has made. These builds will also kick off the 10th year of remembrance and recognition of Hurricane Katrina.

Volunteers must be willing to take direction from construction leaders and be able to assist on tasks including, but not limited to, framing, roof work, siding, drywall, interior trim, and painting, use of power tools and repair or refurbishing existing homes. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older to participate in the 2015 AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon events.

Register by following the link below no later than April 3, 2015.

May 19-25 Schedule (Wednesday – Saturday are build days)

10 New Construction Homes - During Week 1, Build-a-Thon participants will focus on framing, standing trusses, roof decking, roofing, windows and doors, and siding

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