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Camp Salvage - The DreamFuel Center (Formerly known as 'The Waveland Volunteer Ctr.' )

Organization: Non-Profit Disaster Recovery (Youth/Adult Vol. Program)
Facility Type: Volunteer Camp
Status: Open

Address:
942 Hwy 90
Waveland, MS 39576

Region:Gulf
County/Parish:Hancock

Capacity: 80


Main/General Business Number: 228-467-5122

Management Contact: (hidden)
Management Phone: (hidden)
Other Contacts:(hidden)

Mission: The Waveland Volunteer Center is a non-profit program that works to empower as well as enhance the lives of nationally and locally-based youth in Hancock County through volunteer service and community enrichment programs. The Waveland Volunteer Center works to leverage national high school and college age volunteers toward the continued disaster recovery effort in the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Through its creative partnerships, the Waveland Volunteer Center provides an opportunity to teach young people the value of civic engagement --- lessons that make them into responsible, community-minded adults.

Goals: Emotional as well as physical support for Katrina-affected persons. Emotional support for local teens. Development of ethic for service in national visitor volunteer groups and local teens.





This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Temporary

Notes:

5/1/08 From the website: The Waveland Volunteer Center has changed its name to Dreamfuel to reflect the growth and changes we are making to transist into a Youth program. But don't worry! Our housing facility will still be called Camp Salvage.

The DreamFuel Center is a non-profit program that works to empower as well as enhance the lives of nationally and locally-based youth in Hancock County through volunteer service and community enrichment programs. DreamFuel works to leverage national high school and college age volunteers toward the continued disaster recovery effort in Waveland and the Hancock County area. Through its creative partnerships, the Dreamfuel Center provides an opportunity to teach young people the value of civic engagement --- lessons that make them into responsible, community-minded adults.

Dreamfuel is coordinating recovery efforts from Hurricane Katrina and needs volunteers from all over the country, skilled or unskilled, from all walks of life!

Your church, your friends, your local community service group, your college or high school--these places are full of people who can help us! Assemble a group and come stay with us. Contact Erin Taylor (ET) at the Dreamfuel Center to schedule yourself, your family, or your group to volunteer.

We provide: housing, meals, training and work for $20/person/day. Volunteers are needed for anywhere from one day to one month. Please email ET or call us at 228-467-5122 to get involved!

Check out our website for more info on our housing facility, Camp Salvage!

4/29/08: Camp Salvage plans to continue housing volunteers and open a Teen Cafe this summer. We are currently fund-raising for the Bunks & Punks effort to keep Salvage operating and open a Teen Cafe! PLEDGE TO BUNKS & PUNKS! A pledge to Bunks & Punks of $25 or more earns a fancy "Bunks & Punks--Camp Salvage Hero" t-shirt! PLEDGING will begin in May. Stay tuned!

4/15/08: Camp Salvage is fund-raising $50,000 to start a Youth Activity Center! Help us out! Contact Erin Taylor--waveland.volunteers@gmail.com

4/14/08: Camp Salvage, which until recently functioned as the City of Waveland's volunteer housing, will remain open as an independent program. Financial resources, grant-writers, and folks with experience in the non-profit world will be needed for this endeavor! Keep checking back for updates.

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Created At: Thu May 08 14:43:00 +0000 2008
Updated At: Sun Jun 08 05:02:45 +0000 2008
Updated By: LTel


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