HDA Flood Remembrance Event Needs Volunteers

Please sign up no later than Wed., July 26th!

HAZARD, Ky. – Volunteers are sought to participate in Days of Service, two community workdays hosted by the Housing Development Alliance (HDA) in remembrance of last year’s devastating floods. Projects will involve building and repairing homes for flood survivors in need of affordable housing. 

HDA’s Days of Service event will take place Thurs., July 27 and Fri., July 28 from approximately 8:00-4:30 p.m. Worksites will be announced the week of the event but will be located in Breathitt, Knott, and/or Perry counties. Examples of the work that may be done by volunteers during the service days are:

HDA will provide the materials and tools required for the work. All work will be guided by HDA’s staff carpenters. There will be a sign-in sheet and Volunteer Liability Waiver/Acknowledgement of Risk & Safety Guidelines form to sign on the days of the event. Each volunteer will also receive a copy of HDA’s Work Site Rules, which must be read and signed prior to participating in the event.

The Work Site Rules require that volunteers wear long pants, full-length shirts, and sturdy, closed-toe shoes. No shorts or capris, no bare midriffs (men or women), no sandals or Crocs, no cut-out/cut-off sleeves will be permitted – no exceptions. Volunteers will need to bring their own work gloves, if needed.

A total of 20 volunteers are needed each day. Those wishing to participate in this volunteer event should email Julia Stanganelli at julia@analyticrepublic.com, no later than Wed., July 26 at 12 p.m. Please provide a cell or home phone number in the email.

Those interested can also sign up online at analyticrepublic.com/days-of-service-event/.

Questions about the event? Please call 606-436-0497.

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