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Volunteers needed Saturday for roof tarp event in Lafayette area

Catholic Charities of Acadiana and Asbury Methodist Church team up for Saturday roof tarp event
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Posted at 11:11 AM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 12:11:54-04

LAFAYETTE - Catholic Charities of Acadiana and Asbury Methodist Church are collaborating to tarp roofs for those impacted by Hurricane Delta and are in need of individuals and teams of volunteers to assist this Saturday in applying tarps to damaged roofs.

"There are over 600 homes that have requested assistance, mostly in the Lafayette area" said Jodee Ware, director of Rebuilding Together Acadiana and Catholic Charities of Acadiana Disaster Response. "We want to get as many tarps of roofs as possible in order to protect homes from further damage. We are prioritizing individuals who are most in need, and want to invite the community to help us in this day of service."

Interested volunteers are asked to RSVP by 10:00am on Friday, October 16th by 10:00am by emailing disaster@catholiccharitiesacadiana.org.

Volunteers will meet in the Asbury parking lot at 101 Live Oak Boulevard in Lafayette between 7:30am-8:30am to receive materials and instructions. Each team will receive a list of households who have requested help. Volunteers are asked to bring ladders, drills, and hammers.

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