Ten Waynesburg University students will serve The Pittsburgh Project (TPP) for a weekend work camp Friday, Nov. 14, through Sunday, Nov. 16. Laurie Steere, resident director at Waynesburg University, will serve as trip leader.
Located on the north side of Pittsburgh, TPP is a Christian community development organization that serves vulnerable homeowners in neighborhoods throughout the city by providing home repairs. TPP is committed to meeting the needs of the Pittsburgh community and providing inner-city housing ministries. For several years, Waynesburg University has partnered with TPP to give homeowners a chance to save their homes as well as prevent possible citation or eviction.
Students participating will assist with general home repairs and focus on building relationships with homeowners.
Students participating in The Pittsburgh Project service trip include:
- Rachel Brown, senior sociology major from Pittsburgh, Pa. (South Park High School)
- Kassi Kelly, senior criminal justice administration major from Lawrence, Pa. (Canon-McMillan High School)
- Derrion May, junior marine biology major from Belleville, Ill. (Belleville High School East)
- Zachary Payne, sophomore accounting major from Irwin, Pa. (Norwin High School)
- Brenna Ross, sophomore forensic accounting major from Eighty Four, Pa. (Bentworth Senior High School)
- Carrie Sneller, senior nursing major from Waynesburg, Pa. (Trinity High School)
- Emily Sorton, senior pre-med major from McKeesport, Pa. (Elizabeth Forward High School)
- Lindsey Thomas, senior accounting major from Beaver Falls, Pa. (Blackhawk High School)
- Whitney Thomas, junior criminal justice administration major from Meyersdale, Pa. (Meyersdale Area High School)
- Mollie Yandrick, senior psychology major from Latrobe, Pa. (Greater Latrobe High School)
For more information, contact Kelley Hardie at 724-852-3461.
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