Response to Hurricane Matthew: Home Repair Mission Trip

Years after the hurricane,  many people are still wondering how they will get their homes fixed after the damage that was done.You can help.

Response to Hurricane Matthew: Home Repair Mission Trip

Years after the hurricane, many people are still wondering how they will get their homes fixed after the damage that was done.You can help.

Skill set needed: 

No particular skills are required, but it is highly preferable for each group to have at least one skilled person who can take the lead on group projects. There will be a World Renew DRS facilitator on site who will coordinate work projects that align with your skills.

Want to learn more?

Call 800-848-5818 or email Chris Gibson at [email protected].

Where

Tarboro, North Carolina

When

Varies, please contact us to find out more.

Group Size

1-20 People

Age Requirement

Must be 14 years old and anyone under 18 years of age must have adult supervision.

Type of Work

  • Drywall installation/finishing
  • Painting
  • Trim
  • Cabinet installation
  • Outdoor projects
  • Flooring
  • Electrical/plumbing
  • Misc. projects related to reconstruction

Accommodations and Meals

Your group will stay in a community center which has been outfitted with two-bed bedrooms, a kitchen, a community living area, shower trailer, Wi-Fi and plenty of restrooms for up to 20 people. There is also hook-up space for 4 RVs.

Cost

There is no cost for housing. Your group is responsible for travel costs and meals. World Renew DRS does not charge for coordinating mission trips.

Tools and Materials

There will be a fully equipped World Renew DRS Tool Trailer, as well as a DRS pickup truck on site in Tarboro to support the work at this Facilitated Sit. Skilled workers are always welcome to bring their own tools, as it is always better to have too many tools than not quite enough to support the work.

Nearest Airport

Greenville, North Carolina

Things to Bring:

  • Bedding: sleeping bag/pillow/sheets/blanket
  • Towel and bathroom items
  • Swimsuit/towel
  • Work clothes
  • Closed-toe shoes for job sites
  • At least one pair of jeans/pants for some job sites
  • Work gloves
  • Casual clothing for “down-time”
  • Bible/journal/devotional
  • Sunglasses/hat/sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Games/Frisbee/free time stuff