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GLHFH Work Day Info


  • A refillable water bottle – water coolers will be on site.

  • Bring a lunch unless otherwise directed.

  • Sunscreen if applicable

  • Closed-toe shoes – steel toes aren’t required but are recommended.

  • Jeans and other durable pants are strongly encouraged; Clothes that can get dirty.

  • If you have hand tools you like to use – feel free to bring them labeled with your name.

  • Your own Personal Protective Equipment if you have it. Safety glasses and gloves are available. 

  • A hard hat will be provided (but must be returned) and disposable dust masks and ear plugs will be available.



  • A cell phone – please leave your phone in the car.

  • Please refrain from using earbuds in place of earplugs, they don’t protect as well and can be a distraction.

  • Loose clothing – clothing can get caught in power tools or on scaffolding


Agenda for a typical Saturday (first-time volunteers)

  • 8:00 AM – arrival, sign-in, complete volunteer waiver

  • 8:30 AM – orientation, safety talk

  • 11:30 AM – lunch time (1/2 hour)

  • 2:30 PM – depart (you have the option to stay longer; see Andy)


Location & Parking

  • Use 1610 Scott St for your GPS. and you won’t be able to miss us. Follow Scott St. to the intersection at Oliver St. then turn left into lot. See image.


Contact Info

  • If you need to get in touch with us before your volunteer day – please contact Jaclyn Gilbert at the office, 570-322-2515 ext. 303

  • If you have last-minute changes, please contact Andy Hamelly, Construction Director, on his cell 570-220-9738.

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We couldn’t do this without you!  We appreciate your gift of time, and we hope you have a great experience. 
Thanks for helping us change our community one family at a time.

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