8 Days of Hope is looking for volunteers to serve in Sarasota, FL in response to Hurricane Ian until October 29th. We would like to send a team from Zion to assist! The primary work will be removing debris, removing trees, mucking out homes, and assisting families with whatever they need. Show up with a willing heart to serve wherever/however!
Please sign up as your commitment to attending this mission trip. If you have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pray for the families that were affected and that God would move mightily through His people over the next few weeks!
Please note, you must be 18+ to serve.About the Trip:A Typical Day:
Breakfast will be served at 6:30am. We will spend 10-15 minutes together through worship and devotion before headed out to serve. Lunch will be delivered or taken to job sites. Dinner will be begin at 6pm. Dates:
Depart Clear Lake on Sunday, October 23rd around 1:30pm and return to Clear Lake on Thursday, October 27th around 7:30pm. Flights are out of Minneapolis.Cost:
The cost includes airfare, bags, and travel to/from the airport and site. It does not include three meals that'll be on your own during travel days. Right now, we estimate the cost without meals to be around $400. Trip Flex is not included in this cost. If your trip is canceled before one week before departure, then you will be refunded minus a $50 fee. If it is within one week, there is no refund. Three meals will be on your own during travel periods. 8 Days of Hope will provide food and lodging for the days we are on site. A fundraising opportunity on the mornings of 10/16 or 10/23 may be possible.Arrangements:
We will be staying at Bayside Community Church at 8200 Bee Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL. Lodging will be by gender. Please bring a sleeping bag or twin air mattress to sleep on.What should I bring?
- Rapid Response Shirt (if you don't have one, one will be provided)
- Case of Water (We'll have to discuss the best way to do this with flying.)
- Cot, sleeping bag, twin air mattress, linens, pillow, blanket, etc.
- Towel and Toiletries
- Any tools that may be useful for removing debris or mucking out a home (again, that you can fly with)
Please review the Volunteer Release Form here: VOLUNTEER RELEASE (eightdaysofhope.com)
Please sign up by October 14th.