TOV's Hurricane Sandy Rebuild Mission
snow may be melting and temperatures rising, yet thousands are still
enduring chilling homeless nights, months after Superstorm Sandy. Join
the Jewish United Fund Tikkun Olam Volunteer (TOV)
Network for a spring mission in partnership with NECHAMA - Jewish
Response to Disaster:
Sunday, April 21st - Tuesday, April 23rd. Volunteers are critical as communities in the impacted regions begin the slow process of rebuilding.
detail will include the installation of insulation and new walls in
homes flooded by Hurricane Sandy. Homes are in different stages of the
rebuild process; some are just starting and will
need walls installed and others are further along and walls will need
to be painted. Because the walls and fixtures are permanent, a high
degree of precision and accuracy in measurements and installation is
required. Volunteers should expect to be on their
feet for the majority of the day using hand tools and moving light
trip is made possible by the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Chicago. Communal lodging and all meals (vegetarian style)
are included at no cost. Upon acceptance to this
mission, JUF will provide a $100 subsidy for flight reimbursement.
Volunteers will be responsible for purchasing their own flights. Flight
details will be sent upon acceptance.
To learn more about the experience, please read about TOV’s Winter Sandy Relief Mission in the
JUF News and view this
If you are interested, please visit
www.juf.org/tov/nechama.aspx?id=3 for trip details and complete the registration form by Monday, April 8th.
Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Volunteers must be 18 or older.