GT ASB 2011 - Habitat for Humanity


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GT ASB 2011 - Habitat for Humanity

  1. 1. Alternative Spring Break 2011 -Habitat for Humanity<br />Information Session PPT<br />
  2. 2. ASB 2010<br />Why I did it?<br />Something different<br />Community service<br />Worked with Habitat for Humanity before<br />
  3. 3. ASB 2010 Photos<br />
  4. 4. ASB 2011<br />Where: Jacksonville Beach, FL<br />When: March 20- 26 <br />Who: 18 Georgia Tech students, 2 advisors<br />What: Habitat for Humanity (aka – You get to build houses!!!)<br />
  5. 5. WHY?<br />Take the “alternative”<br />Be the difference in the world<br />Meet other Tech students who care about service<br />Meet the families that you will impact<br />Build teamwork skills<br />Learn to operate construction tools (yes, you will use a compound miter saw)<br />Spend your break in FLORIDA<br />Go to the beach<br />HAVE FUN!!!<br />
  6. 6. Trip Details<br />Leave Sunday (March 20th) and return Saturday (March 26th); taking two vans<br />Work 5 days on the work site (early start); 8 AM – 4 PM<br />Group activities in the afternoons (bring extra $ for this, ~$50)<br />Dinner<br />Visit the city of Jacksonville<br />Laser tag<br />Go-carts<br />Mini-golf<br />“Mr. Yogato” night out<br />THE BEACH!!!<br />
  7. 7. Trip Details (continued)<br />Lodging – Youth group house provided by Habitat (close to the beach)<br />Food – Habitat provides meals on-site + we do all our cooking + special dinner<br />Daily reflections (Not gonna be cheesy. Promise.)<br />Free Habitat T-shirts<br />Trip is organized through the Office of Community Service at Georgia Tech, thus…<br />Alcohol and drug free trip <br />
  8. 8. Costs and Fundraising<br />Costs<br />Transportation<br />Lodging<br />Meals<br />Monetary contribution to Habitat for Humanity (*included in total cost estimate)<br />Estimated total cost ~ $300 (does NOT include additional afternoon activities)<br />Fundraising (individual and as a group)<br />Bake sales<br />Letter writing campaign to family and friends<br />Company sponsors<br />
  9. 9. Costs and Fundraising (continued)<br />More fundraising = less cost/person<br />Spots are limited<br />Spots available = (20 people total) – (2 advisors) – (3 student leaders) = 15 Tech students<br />
  10. 10. Application + Deposit<br />Apply before February 18th at:<br /><br />By applying you are indicating a COMMITMENT. On Friday, February 18th, a non-refundable deposit of $100 (cash/checks) will need to be made if you have already submitted an application; the first 15 people to turn in the payment are in!!! (Trip meetings will ensue) <br />Turn in depositto the Student Involvement Center (above Einstein’s in the Student Center) after 10:00 AM; a waiting list will be formed as needed. The DEPOSIT, not the application, will guarantee you a spot on the trip!<br />Look for the “GT ASB 2011 Habitat for Humanity” group on Facebook for more information.<br />
  11. 11. Checks<br />Make checks payable to Georgia Tech Foundation, and put “Alternative Break Trip – Your Name” in the memo line. <br />Full payment of the trip will vary based on the success of our fundraising; once the group is formed we will notify you of how to pay the final amount at a group meeting. <br />
  12. 12. Got Questions?<br />Lauren Jones<br /><br />Janna San Juan<br /><br />Andy Barrenechea<br /><br />Or via FACEBOOK!!!<br />
  13. 13. Thank you!<br />