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Back to Biloxi-10th Anniversary of Katrina Blitz Build
August 24-29, 2015

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Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders will return to Biloxi to lead a blitz build celebration of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's Gulf Coast landfall. The build will begin on Sunday, August 23, 2015 with building Monday through Friday and house dedications on Saturday, August 29, 2015-anniversary date of Hurricane Katrina. Project goal is to build several new homes and renovate several existing homes. Come and be part of helping continue the recovery of families in Biloxi as part of Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders 10th anniversary build.
 

BUILD UPDATES:
Build sites and projects are being finalized. Check www.facebook.com/backtobiloxi to learn more about the projects and homeowners.

PRE-BUILD:
Pre-build opportunities will be available starting August 1, 2015. Volunteer lodging will be provided for those that are interested. Please contact Peter Berlowitz at pete@disaster-rebuilders.org to confirm your pre-build dates. Also if you marked pre-build on your registration you will receive pre-build information via email.


Registration: Out of town volunteers

Please complete your registration by hitting the "out of town volunteers register" button below. After you hit "submit" it will take you to a secure page to make payment by credit card. If you prefer to make payment by check please, mail your registration fee within five days to the address below.

Fees are the following:

1.    Early registration (paid or postmarked by March 30, 2014)                   $250.00

2.    Registration after March 30th                                                          $300.00

3.    Registration without meals and lodging                                             $200.00

 

Finally, you will need to complete your Emergency Contact Form and Release Waiver.

If you have questions about your registration please contact Brenda Barton at brenda@fullercenter.org or call 850-459-2088.

Mail payment and forms to:
Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders
10 Arrowhead Rd
Danvers, MA 01923

Registration: Local volunteers

Local volunteers are invited to be part of the Back to Biloxi Build. We invite you to the kick off Jubilee dinner on Sunday, August 23rd at 5:00 p.m. at the VFW Post 2434, Biloxi, MS. The cost for the dinner is $25 per person. The build days are Monday through Friday, August 24-28, 2015 with registration cost of $10 per day which includes your lunch and water each day. Please note that if you are part of a sponsorship there may not be registration fees. Please click onto the "local volunteers register" button below to register.

 

For any questions concerning registrations please contact Brenda Barton at brenda@fullercenter.org or call 850-459-2088.

 
Volunteer Lodging:

Back Bay Mission
1012 Division Street
Biloxi, MS 39530
 
Main volunteer housing will be at the Mission House in Back Bay Mission. This is a modern, well equipped, comfortable facility. Common areas include a large dining and gathering area and a small living room area with a couch, chairs and television. A partially screened front porch with ceiling fans and seating encourages relaxing conversation.

Two spacious dormitory style sleeping areas provide beds for up to a total of 44 people. In order to keep Mission costs low and ensure that our resources can go to those in need, volunteers are expected to provide their own bed linens or sleeping bags as well as toiletry items and towels. Pillows are available in the Mission House, as are a washer and dryer for laundry.


Host Hotel:

Palace Resort and Casino
154 Howard Street
Biloxi, MS 39530
Rates: Special rates are $59 plus tax for Sunday through Thursday and $89 plus tax Friday
Reservations: 1-800-725-2239 - Give Fuller Center code S4FCDR for special rates
To learn more about the Palace Resort and Casino click here.
 

 

RV Information:

Majestic Oaks RV Park
1750 Pass Road
Biloxi, MS 39531
Rates: Ask for 10%  Fuller Center Discount. 
Reservations: 1-228-436-4200
To learn more about Majestic Oaks RV Park click here
 

For more information contact Pete Berlowitz pete@disaster-rebuilders.org