Last Day

Today was our last day on the trip. We started the day off with morning prayer and went around the table and gave compliments to each person and explained times on the trip where each person’s talents and work was appreciated. The activity was a good pick me up and great motivation to finish the…

Habitat for Humanity in Waco

Today we worked for Habitat for Humanity in Waco, TX. We arrived at 8:30 this morning to the house we were assigned. Unlike our work for Habitat for Humanity in Oklahoma, this house was built and needed work done inside (which was nice since it has been raining all day). So the group worked inside…

Warehouse madness

This morning we went back to West, Texas, and continued to move products from the warehouse to the semi trailers. We then were sent to a different warehouse to take toothpaste, tooth brushes, and floss (tons of them!) out of ruined and damaged boxes and transfer them into new boxes. While we were waiting for…

First day in Texas

After leaving Oklahoma at 7 this morning and taking a few stops along the way, the group arrived in Texas! We met up at 2:00 with a gentleman from West, TX, who’s in charge of the West Recovery Program. He first hopped in our bus and gave us a tour around the town. In April,…

Our Day Off

(Sorry this post is a tad late) We ended last night (Saturday) with a group reflection. The group talked about their favorite, most challenging, and most inspiring parts of the day helping build the Habitat For Humanity house. We all came to a conclusion that this group is unique and so special in its own…

Habitat for Humanity

Today the group arrived at our work area (about 10 mins late due to a GPS miscommunication) and found a starting foundation for a home. Throughout the day, our group helped put up a roof, apply caulk, hammer walls, and much more construction and housing terminology that I don’t necessarily know. :) I think it’s…