Fifth Time Around: Staff Reflection – Hillary Borker

Yesterday, my group of 7 participants and I worked on finishing Cathy’s house. This included tediously scrubbing the windows with toothbrushes in order to make sure they’d pass the lead inspection as well as laying mulch around the yard and paths to the house. Finishing up the house really put into perspective how much time and effort really goes into …


Appreciate Appreciate Appreciate – David Ioffe

Yesterday we volunteered at the St. Bernard project. We were divided into two groups, and mine helped build a house from scratch. There used to be a house there but when the hurricane hit, it was completely destroyed. Then the project began. What they do is that they buy houses for the low and sell it for the amount of …





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