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5th Annual National Alumni Service Project

Please RSVP by Friday, August 23 - we'll need a final head count by then.
  Can't make the trip, but would still like to support our efforts?

A tradition of service continues:

Join the Zags this September as we conclude our 5th and final year in New Orleans.

What:   5th Annual National Alumni Service Project
When:   Tuesday, September 24-Saturday, September 28, 2013
Where:   New Orleans, Louisiana
Who:   All Gonzaga Alumni, family and friends are invited to participate (must be 16 years or older)

Project Information

This project is coordinated by alumni volunteers on behalf of the Gonzaga University Alumni Association.  This year we are teaming up with Habitat for Humanity New Orleans.  
  • No skills required, just a positive can-do attitude!
  • Must be over the age of 16 to participate
  • Must have a tetanus shot within the last 10 years
Your Cost:
  • Transportation to and from New Orleans, including to/from airport to hotel
  • Housing while in New Orleans -- This years group hotel is The Best Western PLUS French Quarter Landmark Hotel.  Rooms are $110 per night.  To book a room call 504-524-3333 and ask for the Gonzaga Block. We have rooms blocked from Saturday, Sept. 21-Sept. 28.  On 8/21 the hotel will charge your credit card a full pre-payment of the entire stay including applicable taxes.  Refunds will not  be permitted after this date. 
  • Meals-The following meals are provided:
    • Lunch will be provided Tuesday-Saturday
    • Dinner will be provided 2 times during the week
    • Snacks at the work site
  • Volunteer fee: $25 (paid directly to Habitat for Humanity)
Participants should plan to arrive in New Orleans by 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23 for orientation. The project will conclude on Saturday, Sept. 28. Partial weeks are allowed, but full-week participation is encouraged.

Have questions, suggestions or want to be part of the planning? Not quite ready to commit? E-mail us at zags.rebuild@gonzaga.edu for more information and to get the monthly update.

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