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Rebuild, Reuse, Recycle

“Restore” is in the planning phase for the Eastern Shore of Virginia Habitat for Humanity. According to the ESVA Habitat for Humanity, the “Restore” will apply the thrift shop concept to the construction industry, and collect donated tools, gently used

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It’s All About the Crew!

The Crew

When the whole idea of Shelter 2.0 started we had no idea where it would go and we certainly had no idea how much we would learn from the whole project, and that is the mission of Shelter 2.0. It’s

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Shelters safely arrive in Haiti

What a truly great day, we have just received word from the group we are working with in Haiti that they have received the shelters we sent them. We are so excited at the opportunity to go back to Haiti

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Make Projects

First we would like to thank the folks at Make for all they have done to promote Shelter 2.0. They have been working hard on coming up with a set of  assembly instructions(desperately needed) so that people could enjoy a

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Shelters Sent to Haiti Yesterday

Yesterday may have been the coldest day of winter here in Virginia so far but we barely noticed it due to the excitement of getting three  shelters shipped off to Haiti yesterday. The shelters will be delivered to our consignee

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Upcoming Events

Just wanted to let everyone know that we are putting three shelter kits together to be sent to Croix De Bouquet Haiti the beginning of November. We also have an upcoming local build here on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. 

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Science and Technology in the Schools, as well as Shelters?

Just wanted to share a piece from the PBS News Hour with Miles O’Brien. It’s an interview with the founder of Maker Faire Dale Daugherty talking about Maker Faire reigniting the spark about science, creativity and ingenuity. At about the

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Upcoming Trip to Haiti

A close up of Canaan

Last Summer with the help of  Pierre and Marie Prinvil we went to Haiti to try and set up two of our shelters. Try as we might though, Pierre and I could not get the shelters out of customs. However

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Mad about the Homeless

This past weekend we were in Atlanta assembling a shelter with a group that is passionate about helping the homeless. The Mad Housers are dedicated to providing shelter to the homeless community of Atlanta by building  a variety of small

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What is Shelter 2.0 about

What is Shelter 2.0 and what is it all about? That is a question I think about often and thought about alot on my ride home from Atlanta yesterday. Often when I talk to people they get caught up in

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