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Camp Joy – A real blessing!

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Last week, Pastor Hatchet from Camp Joy in Whitewater, Wisconsin called to chat and see how things were progressing at Servant’s heart Camp. He started by telling me that they prayed for Servant’s Heart Camp during their staff meeting that morning. That was a huge blessing to realize that Camp Joy is praying for us. Although Camp Joy is a MUCH larger and older camp, they have had many major challenges in their families and ministry. They have remained true to our great God and are even reaching out to others in need. Thank you Camp Joy; you are a blessing!

Pastor Hatchet gave me several ideas about things that they do at Camp Joy. He told me about the “needs list” that they publish and how many people enjoy helping with those needs. Although many of our needs are construction related, I sat down to make a list. Perhaps, you have some of these items or know of an excellent place to buy them. If you need more specifics on an item, let us know.

• Stihl or Husqvarna 18” chain saw
• Stihl or Husqvarna 14” chain saw
• 1320 Square feet of 6” T&G knotty pine boards
• Echo Weed whacker
• Propane furnace for house
• 500 or 1000 gallon propane tank
• Hay wagon with good running gear (for hayrides)
• Weeping willow trees (4)
• Older Truck with snowplow
• Oscillating tool
• Dewalt Jig saw
• Finish carpenter for several days to finish kitchen in home
• General contractor for few days, or few weeks
• Duplex sewage pumping station with a 5’ X 10’ tank
• Excavator to remove hill and make required swales
• Cedar logs for bunk beds
• Funds for utility installation
• 3460’ of 2.5” forced main sewage pipe – SDR-35
• 1640’ of 6” C-900 water pipe
• 7360’ of 3” Schedule 40 PVC
• (4) Sanitary manholes (4’)

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