Duke habitat spring break 2013 presentation

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Duke habitat spring break 2013 presentation

  1. 1. Duke Habitat:Spring Break Trip 2013Pocahontas County, West VirginiaMarch 10 – 15, 2013
  2. 2. Almost Heaven West Virginia andPocahontas County West Virginia  Set in the Appalachian south Pocahontas County  Highest average elevation of anywhere east of the Mississippi  Huge site of tourism – more than a million tourists every year  800 miles of hiking and biking trails
  3. 3. Almost Heaven?Pocahontas County Statistics: 78.6% homeownership rate Median household income (2006-2010): $32,161 21.6% were considered living in poverty in 2009
  4. 4. Duke Habitat in Partnership withAlmost Heaven Habitat forHumanity House Construction  Lots of hammering  Roof work/Erecting walls  Possibly interior development and painting, depending on stage of construction process
  5. 5. Trip Logistics Only 16 spots available for the trip Traveling by car (about a 5.5 hour drive) Costs will be ~ $100-150 Much of the trip costs will be covered through fundraising during the semester It’s not all hammers and wood! WE WILL HAVE LOTS OF FUN!!!
  6. 6. How to Apply? Application online at www.tinyurl.com/dukehabitatspringbreak2013 Due by December 16, 2012 The most fun application you will ever fill out! No experience with Habitat or community service necessary Willingness to serve others and work as a team is a huge plus 
  7. 7. Le Application We just want to get to know you!  Questions about campus activities and community service  FUN QUESTIONS!
  8. 8. Fundraising Ideas Bake sale and tabling on the Plaza Letter writing campaign MORE!
  9. 9. Thanks for coming! We hope youwill join us!

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