This mission trip is free. ACT will provide meals, lodging and tools. Transportation will be the responsibility of the volunteer.
“The Plymouth, N.C. area has a 44.3-percent poverty rate and is rated fifth poorest municipality in North Carolina. ACT will be helping families repair their homes. Some projects will include: general clean-up, painting, drywall repair, plumbing, electrical and other miscellaneous work. All skill levels are welcome to join us on this mission trip,” excecutive director Dave Wallace said.
What you need to bring:
• Heavy shoes or work boots/jeans/clothes you don't mind getting dirty
• Cot or blow-up mattress and bedding
• Towels, wash cloths, hygiene items
• Health insurance cards/medicine
On a typical work day, breakfast will be between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. Volunteers will be at the work site at 8, lunch is at noon and volunteers will finish up at the site at 5 p.m. Dinner will be at 6.
An organizational meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at the First Presbyterian Church, 21 Firelands Blvd., to answer any questions and to facilitate car-pooling.
If you are interested in going, call contact Dave Wallace at 419-706-8656.