This was the first day of our two-weeks volunteering with the Habitat for Humanity RV Care-a-Vanner build for the Highlands County Habitat in Sebring, Florida.
We are working on the first series of homes on the Mason’s Ridge 60-house subdivision project that is underway. This massive undertaking has a 40-week build schedule; 20 homes to be built and occupied by June, 2011. Currently there are eight houses in various stages of construction.
Today I helped wrap and waterproof window openings in House 6. Jimmy spent his first day installing metal roofing on House 4.
“I’m thrashed,” he says, “but it was meaningful work with a reasonable amount of laughter and a few loose screws.”
The RV Care-a-Vanner program is a wonderful way for RVers to travel and help our larger community. Find a build now on the online build listing or ongoing RV host sites.
If interested in more information about joining any of the builds, contact Mary Campbell at 1-800-422-4828, Ext. 7534, or e-mail email@example.com.
Photo: Julianne and Jimmy Smith at RV Care-a-Vanner Habitat for Humanity Build in Sebring, Florida.
That is really awesome of you two to dedicate so much time and sweat to helping people. God bless!