Duke Habitat:Spring Break Trip 2013Pocahontas County, West VirginiaMarch 10 – 15, 2013
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
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
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
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!!!
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
Le Application We just want to get to know you! Questions about campus activities and community service FUN QUESTIONS!
Fundraising Ideas Bake sale and tabling on the Plaza Letter writing campaign MORE!