Habitat 2020: Friday – A Low Country Boil

TRAE GAUBATZ and ANDRE SANDERSON Trae What makes a complete meal? As we close down our final day in North Carolina I find myself reflecting on the week. I know I am incredibly blessed and today has proven this even further. I have now experienced a “low country boil”. This is simply a bunch of … Continued

Habitat 2020: Tuesday – Hammering Away

RA’ZHANE NEWBERRY and EMILY CRAIN Ra’Zhane While deciding whether I should come on this year’s Habitat Trip, I selfishly only took into consideration the things I would be leaving behind and the friends I’d miss. But today, the third day of habitat, not only have I learned a lot but I have also made many … Continued

Guatemala 2019 – Meeting the People

Day #4 The community here consists of over 200 boys and girls with an age range of 6 years old to 19 years old. The Valley runs so well like a well-oiled machine. The selflessness and teamwork is the most amazing thing I have seen. When it comes to showers, morning/bedtime routines, meals, and their … Continued

Guatemala 2019 – Introduction to Valley

Day #2 Yesterday (Friday) we ventured out into the downtown area of Guatemala City to hand out food to the members of the community. The project they were hosting was so much like Campus Ministry Labre! It was a joy to see a Lourdes tradition in another country. Yet, the sights we saw were devastating … Continued

Habitat 2018 – Day 6 – Finishing Touches

Today’s blog writers: Shannon White, Asia Moore, Ashley Erd Shannon: I woke up late this morning. This week has been far from easy for me. I walked over to the lunch house to see what my assignment would be for the day. The past few days have been difficult on the work site because I’ve … Continued

Habitat 2017: Thursday – Open My Eyes!

March 9, 2017 Halee Roberts Our day began by meeting with Mrs. Lynn who has been the epitome of southern hospitality. She has treated us like her own children and made the entire week so enjoyable. Once we arrived at her warehouse to meet her, we spent the day power washing two houses. This is … Continued