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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Resources VI - Volunteering

Local Organizations
Governor's Commission Housing Center

601 Bienville
Bay St. Louis
To volunteer call Frances Graves at 228 216 9701.
Hancock County Food Pantry - always needs people to help with food distribution
PO Box 4313
BSL, MS 39521
Boys and Girls Club - Lost 3 centers and needs help with the kids and rebuilding
Bay Waveland School District - still recovering and in need of volunteers to help rebuild
Calvary Chapel Kitchen 228-467-9629 Local org always in need of volunteers of all skills
Hancock County Animal Shelter - help with the animals.
P.O. Box 2274Bay St. Louis MS 39521-2274
(228) 216-PETS (7387)
Donations also accepted
Hancock County EOC - compiles lists of volunteers and needs volunteers to distribute
Hancock County Emergency Operation Center at the Annunciation School
5380 Kiln-Delisle Road
Bay St Louis
The church no longer stands, but the grounds are in use. Doing case management and has rebuilt 40 homes so far. Help.
Christ Episcopal Church
P.O. Box 2189
Bay St. Louis, MS 39521-2189
Our Lady of The Gulf - houses volunteers to assist in rebuilding
Our Lady Academy - houses volunteers in summer to rebuild their buildings and homes
St Rose de Lima Church
Lagniappe Presbyterian - see below
Foundation Hope see below
Waveland Animal Shelter
Waveland Animal Shelter
322 Gulfside St
Waveland, MS 39576
Volunteers to clean, walk the animals, be foster families, etc.
Donations also accepted

Organizations From Around the Nation
Adopt A Bedroom - No longer in "business".
BRICK Layers - if you're from Birmingham area of AL, you're welcome to join them in P-ton
BucksMont PA - Bucks/Montgomery counties, PA need volunteers to assist in Hancock County
Second Helpins - No Longer In "business"
Camp Victor - Group in Harrison and Hancock County assisting all in need
Charity In Action - in Montgomery County PA, needs volunteers to assist Hancock County
CitiImpact - from GA and is working throughout the region, needing volunteers
CityTeam - National org working in Bay St Louis until they aren't needed anymore.
Christian/Missionary Alliance - National org helping rebuild
Disaster Corps - Rebuilding with "green" materials with "green" technology
8 Days of Hope - 8 Days of Hope IV is coming up. 1500 volunteers went last time.
The Giving Circle
HANDS - Started by a MS legislator's wife - always in need of volunteers for rebulding
HandsOn - National org that is working throughout the region rebuilding
Karing - in IL and expanding rapidly! Working in Waveland to help rebuild
Katrina's Angels - "Virtual" volunteers working with families to help them recover individually
KenTenn Relief - No longer in "business"
Lagniappe Church -
Loving Neighbors - Activity Significantly Reduced
Manna Ministries - No longer in "business"
Mission From MN - No Longer in "business"
New Hope Construction - supplying low cost homes in a box
OHAAT - One House At A Time in Pearlington needs volunteers to build kit homes
Operation Blessing
Presby Disaster Assistance - National org assisting throughout the region
Port Townsend - Washington state adopted Bay St Louis to help rebuild. Teachers! You too
POD Church - Powerhouse of Deliverence - helping the HC Long Term recovery Org
Solving Poverty - Students
Think NOLA - One man needs a researcher to help him compile a "wiki" for NOLA.

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