Habitat's RV Care-A-Vanners looking for volunteers
One organization always looking for (and appreciating) RV volunteers is Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit, ecumenical housing ministry. HFH’s vision is: "A world where everyone has a decent place to live." Its mission is: "Seeking to put God’s love into action Habi
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RVer Darrell Gilmore spent 2017 volunteering for Habitat for Humanity in all 50 United States
Like many new RV retirees, Darrell Gilmore wanted to travel. In January 2017, the former corporate executive and long-time Habitat for Humanity volunteer from Bloomington, Indiana, hitched up his 23-foot Jay Feather travel trailer by Jayco for a year-long journey o
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Habitat’s RV Care-A-Vanner events ... plus National Women Build Week in May
It's been almost 25 years since I worked on my first Women Build house for Habitat for Humanity with the Americus, Georgia Habitat affiliate. That was less than a year after the first group of women in Charlotte, N.C., completed the first women-built Habitat house in 19
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Habitat for Humanity looking for active RVers
Disclaimer: I have been a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity since the early 1990s. It is a wonderful organization where one can give back and get in shape at the same time. As we know, RVers as a group are very generous and active people. Habitat's RV Care-A-Vanner
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Habitat's RV Care-A-Vanners looking for construction safety trainers
Mary Vandeveld, RV Care-A-Vanner Coordinator for Habitat for Humanity sent an e-mail recruiting "Care-A-Vanners who may have had safety training in a previous job, are experienced on a construction site, have experience as educators, or who just have an interest in s
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Habitat for Humanity needs RV volunteers who 'have hammer, will travel'
RV Care-A-Vanners is a "volunteer program for anyone who travels in a recreational vehicle, wants to build Habitat for Humanity houses and have fun doing it. RV Care-A-Vanners welcomes people of all ages, from all walks of life who want to pick up a hammer and help chan
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RV Care-A-Vanners working on 25 years building homes with Habitat for Humanity
The hugely successful Habitat for Humanity volunteer program known as RV Care-A-Vanners is approaching 25 years of building homes to help reach Habitat's goal of eliminating poverty housing. If you are looking for a worthy way to fill your time, take a moment to in
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National Day of Service, look into Habitat for Humanity's RV Care-A-Vanners
"President Obama believes that service should be a lifelong commitment—whether it's at the school, community, city, state, or national level. That's why the first family serves on a regular basis, and it's why they're continuing the tradition they started four years a
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RVers help out on the road
A number of worthy charity groups  actively recruit the muscles and brains of RV volunteers. One such non-profit is Habitat for Humanity that seeks to "eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and acti
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Fulltime RVers Cheryl and Rich LeBrake volunteer as RV Care-a-Vanners
RVers Cheryl and Richard LaBrake volunteer with Habitat for Humanity's RV Care-a-Vanner. They 'dropped in' to the Sebring, Fl., build in December; then returned in January for a full two-week Care-a-Vanner build. The LeBrakes have been fulltimer RVers for more tha
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