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The Who’s Who of Project Colorado

This was posted on 10/16/13 No Comments

Meet the staff of PROJECT COLORADO! Name: Megan Scott Position: Project Director Home, when not on project: Scituate, Mass Other AHV projects: Haiti, Staten Island, Moore, and I worked volunteer coordination for a Habitat response in Hood, TX. What’s one thing people should know about PCO? The work is hard but rewarding. You will feel gross and dirty […]

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UPDATE: Project Extensions!

This was posted on 10/16/13 No Comments

  Have you been thinking about volunteering with All Hands? Now’s your chance! Our two current domestic response projects have just extended volunteer dates. We are looking for hard-working volunteers to come who aren’t afraid of a little mud or drywall dust. The work varies by project, but both need YOUR help! On Project Colorado […]

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From Haiti Volunteer to Colorado Local

This was posted on 10/09/13 No Comments

When Suzanne Stratford stepped onto the All Hands base in Leogane, Haiti a few years ago, she never imagined that she would one day have a living room full of All Hands Volunteers staff working to launch a flood response project in Loveland, CO – her hometown of 35 years. Suzanne volunteered with All Hands […]

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The Who’s Who of Project Long Island

This was posted on 10/04/13 No Comments

With our Project Long Island Repair Program well underway, we wanted to give you a little insight into who’s helping make all the magic happen… To volunteer on Project Long Island, APPLY HERE. Interested in working with us? Check out our Project Long Island JOBS Monique Pile – Project Director Monique Pilie was born and raised in […]

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Project Colorado: One Week In

This was posted on 10/02/13 No Comments

Wake, work, salvage, muck, gut, drag, rinse, sleep, repeat: PROJECT COLORADO. When our assessment team first landed in Colorado on Friday, September 13th – a short three weeks ago – they quickly realized that, given the scope of the damage, the need would be great. FEMA named nine counties in Colorado to a major disaster declaration/emergency […]

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International Disaster Updates: Mexico and Pakistan

This was posted on 09/27/13 No Comments

Mexico Flooding AHV has been closely monitoring the news from Mexico with regard to the recent back-to-back hurricanes – Manuel and Ingrid – that have affected 22 of the 32 Mexico states. Our hearts are with the people affected by this tragedy as they begin their recovery. Data on the actual damage has been slow to […]

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From Mold to Repair: The Story of Long Beach Homeowner Debbie Turkel

This was posted on 09/26/13 No Comments

Homeowner Debbie Turkel (center) with a few of the All Hands Volunteers crew who worked on her home. As the water from the Reynolds Channel and the Atlantic Ocean came together under her home, Debbie Turkel rushed to the bathroom to grab all the hand towels she could find. The water rose quickly and in […]

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Rapid Response Colorado: Late Nights From The Field

This was posted on 09/17/13 No Comments

Following a natural disaster, the assessment and initial launch phase means long days, power meetings, lots of emails, too many phones calls/texts, and mass consumption of trail mix. Here’s sneak peak into life on the ground during this phase. :) We’re off to get some much needed sleep. Until tomorrow’s update! A Fraction of the […]

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Announcing Rapid Response Colorado

This was posted on 09/16/13 No Comments

On Friday, Sept 14, the AHV Assessment Team of Sherry Buresh (US Response), Rachel Sawyer (Communications) and Megan Scott (Volunteer and Field Coordination) arrived in the Boulder, Colorado area to assess the damage from the ongoing rains and massive flooding. The impacted area is wide, the forecast is not favorable and the flooding is severe. […]

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On the Ground in Colorado: Day Two

This was posted on 09/15/13 No Comments

The rain continues, but the All Hands team is in Colorado and we will be launching a project as soon as it is safe to do so. Today, Sherry (director of US Response) and Meg (Volunteer and Field Coordination) reported from the field. VOLUNTEERS Please Do Not Self-Deploy! It is dangerous to you and any […]

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