Assist homeowners in Louisiana devastated by tornadoes
Location: New Orleans, LA
This location is full for overnight volunteers, space for day volunteers is still available.
Minimum Age: Volunteers must be at least 14 years or older. Youth, ages 14-15, must be accompanied by their parent/legal guardian and youth, ages 16-17, must be accompanied by an adult chaperone unless the team is registered as a youth group. Youth groups may serve with Samaritan’s Purse and are required to complete a Youth Leader Covenant. Please click for more information on our Youth Policy: http://spvolunteernetwork.samaritanspurse.org/youth-policy/
Project Description: Volunteers will be assisting homeowners affected by recent tornadoes. Teams will be assisting with debris clean up, tree work and roof tarping.
Background Information: New Orleans, Louisiana is reeling after six tornadoes barreled through the area on February 7. At least 8 tornadoes touched down across the state on Tuesday.
Local / Day Volunteers: If you are local to the area or do not need overnight accommodations we welcome you to serve for the day. Please arrive at our site at 7:30am or 12:30pm for orientation in New Orleans, LA: Household of Faith, 9300 I-10 Service Rd., New Orleans, LA 70127 beginning Friday, February 10, 2017 at 7:30am. We will pair you with an experienced team leader to go out to work. Please bring a bagged lunch and water with you. Volunteers will work Mondays – Saturdays and some Sunday afternoons.