Christian Service at Habitat for Humanity

Christian Service at Habitat for Humanity - 12 January 2010...

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12 January 2010 Christian Service at Habitat for Humanity I have completed my Christian service for my senior year at an organization called Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for humanity is a “disaster response organization” meaning they react to and restore that of which has been destroyed. The organization puts together groups of people who are willing to give up their days or even weekend lend their talents and energy to well deserving families. Each volunteer chooses a particular destination to build or restore a home for a family who either has never had one or for those who are hidden homeless. The hidden homeless are groups of people who seem to be like everyone else, however, the roof over that family’s head is taking all of their income to keep. These people struggle to put food on the table because they cannot afford a home and food. Many of these families also were unfortunate and have lost their homes in natural disasters like hurricanes, tsunamis, tornados, and floods. Several of these builds that Habitat for Humanity puts on is actually made specifically so families can have a home for Christmas time. I participated in two builds during December 2009 in San Juan Capistrano. Every year my dad and I volunteer for at least one build for Habitat for Humanity. This year was a new experience because I brought my friend with us for the builds. She had never volunteered for Habitat for Humanity so it was a new experience for her which she really
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course RELIG 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at Saddleback.

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