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Davidson Volunteer Week 2019: Charlotte Service Projects

Serve with Davidson! Davidson Volunteer Week is April 6-14 
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For the fifth straight year, alumni and families across the country will engage in their communities during Davidson Volunteer Week, April 6-14, 2019. Join Charlotte Service Chair Peter Kelpin '12 and alumni, parents and friends for 

Men's Shelter of Charlotte
Service Projects

Monday, April 8, 2019
5:30 - 7 p.m.

OR

Thursday, April 11, 2019
5:30 - 7 p.m.

Men's Shelter of Charlotte
3410 Statesville Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28206
Map and Directions

The mission of the Men's Shelter of Charlotte is to provide safe emergency shelter while working to end homelessness for each man.

Volunteers will join the meal brigade and serve a meal to neighbors in Charlotte experiencing homelessness.

We have reached capacity for the April 8 service project. Please contact Peter Kelpin if you wish to placed on the waiting list.

Questions? Contact Peter Kelpin at peter.kelpin@gmail.com.

Samaritan House Service Project

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
7 - 9 p.m.

Samaritan House
611 Fortune St.
Charlotte, NC 28205
Map and Directions

Samaritan House provides short term recuperative care for homeless men and women in a home-like setting. They provide guests access to clean bedrooms, bath facilities, nutritious meals and transportation to appointments.

Volunteers will spend the evening visiting with Samaritan House guests, engaging in fellowship and supporting with projects as needed.

Please scroll down to register by Friday, April 5.

Questions? Contact Peter Kelpin at peter.kelpin@gmail.com.

Habitat for Humanity Service Projects

Saturday, April 6, 2019
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

OR

Saturday, April 13, 2019
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte
Location: 5930 Milhaven Lane, Lot 13
Charlotte, NC 28269
Map and Directions

Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte (HFHC) was founded in 1983 by seven local churches and has remained a top Habitat for Humanity affiliate since its establishment. 

On Saturday, April 6, volunteers will shingle the roof of this newly constructed, one-story Habitat house. Please note volunteers must be at least 18 years old.
A "HUGS" safety rail system will be installed along the perimeter of the roof.

On Saturday, April 13, volunteers will complete various framing punch list tasks and begin preparing for roof trusses. Please note volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Volunteers ages 16 and 17 cannot use power tools, work at heights six feet and above, or do any work in the crawl space. Please visit the HFHC Volunteer Information webpage to learn more information about our service project and to sign the release of liability for minors form. 

Drinking water and all necessary tools & safety equipment will be provided by HFHC. Closed-toed footwear (work boots or athletic sneakers only) is required. We recommend bringing your own work gloves, if available. 

Please register on the organization website under group number 2627 by Wednesday, April 3. Also, please email Peter Kelpin if you plan on attending the Habitat build.

Questions? Contact Peter Kelpin at peter.kelpin@gmail.com.

Davidson Volunteer Week is made possible by Davidson Serves for Life, our volunteer-led alumni and families civic engagement initiative.

Charlotte Service Project - 04/09/19
April 9, 2019 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Samaritan House Service Project
Charlotte Service Project - 04/11/19
April 11, 2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Men's Shelter Service Project
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