“Eight Days of Hope” to Rebuild 100 Homes Damaged by Hurricane Isaac
Monday, January 7, 2013
Since 2005, over 11,200 Eight Days of Hope volunteers have helped to rebuild, remodel or refurbish 1,254 homes in Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Iowa, Alabama and North Carolina on nine different relief trips. To date, more than fourteen million dollars of work has been completed by the organization. “We are so fortunate to have this organization come to St. John the Baptist Parish to assist our residents in rebuilding. There are still residents who are in need of assistance and this will help them get back on their feet,” said Parish President Natalie Robottom.
Residents can call the Home Repair Hotline at (985) 359-0254 Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.stjohnrecovery.com for assistance with home repairs related to Hurricane Isaac. Anyone interested in volunteering or donating materials to the Long Term Recovery Group should contact the Volunteer Assistance Hotline at 985-359-1024. Monetary Donations can be made to St. John United Way (designate for SJBP Long Term Recovery Group), P. O. Box 2019, Reserve, LA 70084; or to the “Hurricane Isaac Recovery Fund”, First National Bank, 377 Belle Terre Blvd., LaPlace, LA 70068, www.hurricaneisaacrecoveryfund.com.
Anyone interested in volunteering with "Eight Days of Hope" when they visit in March can register now at http://www.eightdaysofhope.com/. "Eight Days of Hope" is an all-volunteer organization located in Tupelo, Mississippi. For more information on Eight Days of Hope visit .