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[Posted on Jul 16, 2014 | 533 views]
More than 200 participants of Impact Virginia, a one-week construction mission opportunity, based at Newington Baptist Church, Gloucester, have been working on about 20 projects this week throughout Gloucester and Mathews. Above, volunteers, front row from left: Jacob Schiffbauer, Mike Ivey, Justin Pyatt, Alyssa Valles, Kayla Gonzales, Jenna Curtin, Cassidy Lyon; back row, Preston Newsom, Tammy Williams, Will Lewis, John Perez, Sarah Robertson and Doug Hull, spent much of the day Monday repairing a roof on this Ware Neck home. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Helping Hands Mission Camp was another group that has had volunteers working hard all week on a number of different projects. Above, a team prepares to build a handicapped ramp for a homeowner at Hayes. Team members, from left, are McKenzie Cook, Caitlyn Hartman, Rachel Shumate, Emily Brown, Mary Cunliffe and Nikkie Francis. This is the 10th year for Helping Hands. For more information on the mission camp, visit hh-missioncamp.org. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Volunteers with Impact Virginia repair a roof on this home in Ware Neck Monday. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Helping Hands volunteers on the “Slingshots” team are shown in front of a porch they were repairing on this Gloucester Point home. Team members, from left, are Al Burner, Andy White, Justin Whitt, Samuel Ziegenfus, Ricky Whitt and Britinie Jordan. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
 
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