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ACT seeks mission trip volunteers

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Jan 9, 2019 at 4:00 AM

Volunteers are encouraged to join Answering the Call Together, Inc. (ACT) on a mission trip to Plymouth, N.C. from Feb. 24 through March 2.

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.

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