STORY FROM THE FIELD – Rouamba Odile

STORY FROM THE FIELD – Rouamba Odile

Rouamba Odile is a fighter.  She was born in the 1960’s in Burkina Faso, but she’s not sure exactly when.  She never went to school and she isn’t able to read/write. Her father tried to arrange her marriage at the age of 17, but she ran away to her sisters...

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International Womens Day 2019

International Womens Day 2019

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, The Sonder Project is proud of our commitment to equality and the empowerment of women.  It’s our mission to strengthen communities, and strong communities require empowered women. The impact of supporting women...

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Sunday, October 28th

Today our Millville crew of 8 included current (and past!) employees of 30A along with volunteers from EZ-PZ recycling and Resort Quest. Spirits in the community were strong, and we were happy to welcome some residents who volunteered to help us help their neighbors....

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Friday, October 26th

Today we took 4 vehicles, a tractor, and 11 people to the Fountain area (north Bay County).  We had 4 addresses we got from Monday, and I also gathered several addresses from other sources.  We assisted 10 households altogether.  3 houses were tarped, and 4 houses...

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Thursday, October 25th

Hannah Martin and Jessica Bracken spearheaded a group of 22 volunteers to assist in serving the community of Millville today. We took a limo bus provided by Emerald Luxury Transportation Transportation followed by three trailers and truck fulls of supplies and food....

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Wednesday, October 24th

We were working today in Millville, and our teams covered a 4-block radius of homes that were hard hit. In addition to volunteers from the 30A Company, 360 Blue, Watercolor Beach Club and Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, on our crew today were the two frontmen...

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Friday, October 19th

Today we met at 7:30am with volunteers from YOLO Board, 30A.com, and even Brian Kelley from the Florida Georgia Line!  In total, we had about 25 people, and we split up into two groups and headed for the Springfield/Millville area.   This was my first day...

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Thursday, October 18th

Today we had two different teams of volunteers out to focus on relief in Panama City.  Here are reports of their efforts... Group 1; Reported & Led by Patrick McCarthy, volunteer from 850 Properties We were fortunate to have a group of roofing professionals from...

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