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I'm thinking about heading south again this year, and wondered if anyone would want to join me.
First - A bit of history for those who might be fairly new here on BT.
Tim Mooney organized the first "Ms. Katrina Fest" back in 2005 - Not too long after hurricane Katrina. Several folks from BT went down there and worked on a house in Laurel, Mississippi.
There's a thread about it here:
Pictures start somewhere around post #245. (It's a long thread)
I ended up going down to Slidell, louisiana in 2008 with a small church group. There's a thread about that trip here:
I ended up going back to the same place in February of this year. And of course there's a thread about that trip here:
This winter I'm tentatively planning to go back the week of February 21st. But that date is subject to change. It will be some time during the winter, when things are fairly slow around here. Nothing going on at the farm, etc.
I plan to work with this group:
They have a church with a converted gym that you can stay at. They furnish beds, bathrooms, and a kitchen where you can prepare meals. But they don't supply you with any food.
They organize the projects and get funding for materials. All the volunteers do is provide labor.
If anyone is interested in joining me you would most certainly be welcome to do so. If ya have any questions about any of this let me know and I'll try to answer them.
If I had a hidden agenda, I'd probably lose it.