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2019 Alternative Breaks Season begins once more at Plenitud PR! We are happy and grateful to host university students who join us from all over for a week full of learning and loving service. Our days are filled with agro-ecological practices, sustainability, community resilience, herbal medicine and most of all, LOVE! ///// Comienza la temporada 2019 de grupos universitarios que visitan a Plenitud PR por una semana para aprender y servir juntos! Cada dΓ­a practicamos los principios de la agroecologΓ­a, sustentabilidad, resiliencia, hierbas medicinales y sobre todo - AMOR! #plenitudpr #loveservinglove #amoratravesdelserviciio #agroecology #permaculture #alternativebreak
The third Alternative Break trip over winter vacation wrapped up a few days ago. Keene State students traveled to Memphis, TN, and spent a week in a children's hospital, volunteering and bringing joy to young patients! They baked cookies, played games, shared stories, and more. Take a closer look by watching Alt Break leaders Kyana Anderson and Kayla Koster on Insta Stories! #KSCaltbreak #AltBreak #AlternativeBreak
Aaaah we are going to be creating more memories this year with the FIU Alternative Breaks group. We are looking forward to having them in March and wanted to share some memories from last year. . . . I am sure @shreejapatel_ @lauraharwoodd @yesenisgarcia @delia_alicia @delissacampbell18 @sofiavhernandez @tommy_bahama @ayleenxarauz will be jealous of the group coming this year:). Don't worry they will have enough @juicipattiesja and enjoy @ysfalls for everyone! UNICEF@FIU service trip coming up! #WhatsUpWednesday #FIU #UNICEF #AlternativeBreak #Jamaica #SpringBreak #ServiceLearning #Food #Fun @jamaicatouristboard @tourismja @tpdcoja @visitjamaica @unicefatfiu
ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK TRIP FEATURE // Student leaders Jadelyn + Olu invite you to submit your application for Alternative Spring Break. Learn more about social justice + how community programs are making a positive impact in the lives of middle + high school students in Columbus, OH. Spend your week mentoring youth + engaging in restorative justice practices. ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● See the schedule, learn about the community partners, where you'll stay, + more details in our Stories. ⬆️⬆️⬆️ ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● #buffalostate #buffstate #buffalostateserves #servicelearning #communityengagement #civicengagement #socialresponsibilty #alternativebreak #alternativebreaks #buffalostateab @buffalostateab
Glow up challenge? Top picture is me (21 years old) in 2005 in Dominican Republican with some of the girls from the Orphange in #montecristi . This was my very first @fiualternativebreaks trip as a participant. . . Picture below 13 years later I now get to host amazing #alternativebreak volunteers around the world with an organization I founded two years after my trip to DR. This picture was taken in South Africa during our last alternative break trip for 2018 with a group of students from my Alma mater Florida International University. . . My view on life was drastically changed after my trip to DR and I knew from that moment on I would dedicate my life to service. #icoguyana #icostlucia #icojamaica #icothailand #icosouthflorida #icosouthafrica and starting 2019 #icoindia . . #icocharity #philantropy #bethechangeyouwanttosee #volunteerabroad #justvolunteer #volunteer #nomadlife #outreach #globalchange #nomad #volunteeringislifechanging #lovewhatyoudo ##findyourpurpose #socialchange #traveltheworld #makeadifference #changinglives #icocares #internationalchildrensoutreach #educationistheonlywayoutofpoverty
This week is the last week to apply for one of the Spring Break Impact Service Experiences. Travel with us to Cape Hatteras, NC or Immokalee, FL. Apply online at tinyurl.com/SpringISE19 #leadingeverywhere #agnesscottcollege #mysummit #alternativebreak #impactserviceexperience
Day 1: Landed in sunny Miami, got to know @miami_repair and its fellows. Off to get some work done tomorrow. #bctakesmiami #AB #alternativeBreak #bchillel
now I can put β€œservice trip leader” & β€œzoo volunteer” on my resume πŸ€ͺ😎 ft. Lorraine the Sun Bear #apsuvolunteer #alternativebreak #service
Andddd that’s a wrap for #AMCAWB19 ! Congrats to this group of 14 students for all the hard work they put into these homes this week. It was amazing to see the transformation of the homes and of all the students through their acts of #service ! We can’t wait to get back and share the experience with our family, friends, and communities! β€’ If you’re looking for a way to help the people of Puerto Rico who are still suffering from the effects of #HurricaneMaria reach out to @sbppuertorico for more info on how YOU can make a difference too! β€’ #annamaria #amcatnation #alternativebreak #campusministry #volunteering #puertorico
This break, we also have a group of #Hokies in #NewOrleans , learning from and serving with the United Saints Recovery Project. This #nonprofit assists communities that have been affected by disasters, such as 2005's #HurricaneKatrina . The 9th Ward of #NOLA is still working to rebuild from Katrina, and our @virginia.tech group helped with projects in the 9th today. . . . #ServiceImmersion #ServiceLearning #AlternativeBreak #ExperienceUtProsim #UtProsim #VirginiaTech
This past week, our second Alternative Break group of student volunteers traveled to Pennsylvania to learn about compassionate farming. They worked at a slaughter-free dairy farm milking cows, logging firewood, preparing meals, and caring for the grounds between workshops on topics from communication to orienteering to vegan cooking. Join our Alt Break leaders Julia Brida and Ashley Rollend on InstaStories to get a behind-the-scenes look at the work they did! #KSCaltbreak #AltBreak #AlternativeBreak
Need a reason to submit your application for Alternative Spring Break or Alternative Summer Break? We'll share 5! ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● 1. There are 4 trips to choose from! Each service trip focuses on a social issue, so you can pick the one that most interests you. ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● 2. No matter the trip, you'll meet 10 new students. It's a great way to build connections on the campus. ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● 3. You'll build skills that will help you in your career. Alternative Break alumni work in community development, business, healthcare, nonprofits, and as teachers and social workers. Many alums say they would not be in their job or field if not for participating in an Alternative Break trip. ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● 4. Alternative Breaks are hands-on! Learn about social issues + solutions to challenges through projects + conversations with community organizations + leaders. ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● 5. Worry-free experiences organized by student leaders. Meals, housing, and transportation are included with each trip so all you have to focus on is packing and engaging in the community. ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● HAVE QUESTIONS? Share below, send a DM, or email AlternativeBreak@buffalostate.edu ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● #buffalostate #buffstate #buffalostateserves #servicelearning #communityengagement #civicengagement #socialresponsibilty #alternativebreak #alternativebreaks #buffalostateab @buffalostateab
🎢Keep on chasing waterfalls🎢 . . #hiking #alternativebreak #waterfall
Days 1 & 2 of #AMCAWB19 are complete! We divided into 2 teams working on two different homes with @sbpusa. One group had been doing an awesome job tiling and grouting while the second is making huge progress with painting and cocking the siding. Now we’re ending the day with some Puerto Rican beach time 🏝 😎 Can’t wait to be back at it tomorrow! #annamaria #alternativebreak #volunteering #puertorico
Want to learn more about Tamil Nadu, India? Stay tuned this week for new info on the beautiful state #alternativebreak #altbreak #altbreakau #americanuni #americanuniversity #servicelearning #breakaway #summer2019 #au #americanu
Excited to be serving with friends from Southern Methodist University @smualternativebreaks #AlternativeBreak They'll be serving with 2 families in Tuskegee on Monday and Tuesday before heading on to Montgomery and Selma. Just had a great discussion on friendship, poverty, and our #BLESS approach to ministry. #madeformore #extendlove
** Link in Bio ** πŸŒŽπŸ‡―πŸ‡² This year, I've had the privilege of joining the Executive Board of UNICEF@FIU. The experience has been nothing short of eye opening. UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. At FIU, our work is to educate, advocate and fundraise for the international organization. The culminatint point of our work is spending our Spring Break vacation, in March, in a low income community in Jamaica where we will be completing 3 tasks: Outreach to the Homeless community, renovation work in an orphanage & classroom assistance in an early childhood center. 10 UNICEF members and myself are ecstatic to participate in this service trip but, as always, in our world, all has a price. As we are all college students, we created this crowdfunding campaign for anyone that would like to contribute to our trip. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Any donation of 20$ or more will include a free UNICEF shirt! :) Material donations are also greatly appreciated (the list of needed items can be found on the link below) and you can contact me on how to send them to the various centers. I want to thank you for taking the time to read our campaign and helping us spread a little good in the world :) Follow this link for the GoFundMe Campaign --> ** http://Bit.ly/UnicefJamaicaFIU ** P.S: For any donation made, please indicate your name and my name as a refferal so I can contact you directly :) . . . . . #unicef #thankful #servicetrip #alternativebreak #jamaicawerecoming
THIS COULD BE YOU! // Alternative Break service trips bring together students from all majors to solve issues in the community. #buffalostate students from Communications, History, Philosophy, English, and Art Education participated in the fall break trip focused on refugee resettlement in Buffalo, NY. ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● Applications are open for spring and summer trips focusing on the criminal justice system, housing, and food policy. Submit yours by February 14 πŸ’» [use the link in profile]. ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● #buffalostate #buffstate #buffalostateserves #servicelearning #communityengagement #civicengagement #socialresponsibilty #alternativebreak #alternativebreaks #buffalostateab @buffalostateab
This is a picture from hiking on my first Alternative Bronco Break I'm so excited to be traveling with 13 other WMU students to Mississippi to volunteer in Biloxi. I honestly love having to opportunity to donate my time to others. It is amazing to see the impact your time can truly have. How do you give your time to others? What is your favorite volunteer activity? (You should really answer this question rather than just reading it!) #volunteering #voluntourism #tourism #travelprofessional #travel #travelblogger #mississippi #headingsouth #give #alternativebreak #mission #trip #tourism @wmubroncobreaks @westernmichu
Volunteering abroad with HavServe enables you to make meaningful contributions to community projects in the areas of education, healthcare, construction, childcare, community development and more. #HavServe #volunteer
Stuck on Christmas shopping & tired of all the β€œstuff”? Look no further! Gift yourself and/or tell your family/friends about this experience to give back in BIG wayβ€”the ultimate Christmas gift!! πŸŽ„πŸŽ I’m leading a @soles4souls trip to #Guatemala in March and need at least 6-8 more people on my trip. So many of you have said you’ve wanted to travel with @soles4soulstravel & me... well, here’s your chance!!! Please join me! I really want to make this trip happen and would LOVE for YOU to be part of this incredible experience. Guatemala is truly one of my favorite places. This country and its people are kind and beautiful. And the way we serve alongside an amazing local organization will make your heart happy as we give back to others in a real and intimate way. ❀️ SO. If you, your family or friends are ready for an experience of a lifetime (!!), complete the trip registration in my bio ASAP. Our goal is to fill this trip by the New Year. ⏰ Let’s make it happen!!! #christmas #gift #giveback #experience #adventure #family #personaldevelopment
We are having an incredible experience in El Paso, Texas on our Alternative Break trip! Students are spending time near the US/Mexico border exploring issues of immigration, and its social and political effect on local families and communities. Most recently, our students spent time in Juarez learning from community leaders about the work they are doing in their city with kids and families. : : : #northwesternhillel #alternativebreak
Over winter break, many of our students participate in Alternative Break! Alt Breaks (as our students call it) are service-based trips where students volunteer in teams to help serve communities in need. It's also an opportunity for students to gain awareness of critical social issues, enhance their individual growth, and prepare for lives of active citizenship. These Keene State students are currently in Puerto Rico helping to revitalize, rebuild, and strengthen neighborhoods and habitats affected by recent hurricanes. Want a closer look? Head to our Instagram Stories and meet Alt Break leader Abby Call! #KSCaltbreak #AltBreak #AlternativeBreak
Alternative Spring Break is all about service and learning about social issues. There are scholarships available for first-gen students! #uvucenterforsocialimpact #alternativebreak There's only 1 month left to submit an application, so apply soon: https://orgsync.com/50207/forms/345313
Don’t pass on this opportunity - apply to go to Guatemala with Hillel over spring break! Application link in bio #alternativebreak #thankunext
Last week was an amazing adventure! And boy do I mean adventure. We started out thinking that we weren't going to make it when we got turned around by the snowstorm but we persevered and made it after almost doubling our trip. Our community partners were awesome enough to stay up late and welcome us to our new home for the week. We spent the first part of the week learning about Appalachia and the social issues involved which was eye opening. If you think that you know more than any of us about coal, you're dead wrong. Then we were able to help dozens of local dogs in the area by providing bedding and food. We also got to work with a local homeless shelter moving newly acquired furniture from downtown to 2500ft up a mountain which was a hard day's work but worth it once we got to the top! Getting to drive these goofs around was awesome. The whole week felt like a dream with all the odd and spectacular places we went. I am beyond lucky to have this group of hilarious people around and will always remember the time we went to the mountains. . . . #thefinaldestination #GoLead #alternativebreak #georgiasouthern #golead #service #serve #volunteering #volunteer #georgiasouthernuniversity #leadership #leader #mountains #kentucky #ky #harlan #appalachian #appalachia #ab #GASouthernBreakers #whatawonderfulworld #harlancrew #realservicehasnoboundaries #ibreakforsocialjustice #eyeofthetiger #snow #snowball #adventure #travel
11 Life-Changing Benefits of Volunteering That May Not be so Obvious! β€”β€”β€”β€” #HavServe #Volunteer #ResilientCommunity
Last day of service and FIU held nothing back! Great job working at @gilliamscommunitygarden today! #alternativeservicebreak #alternativebreak
The deadline is approaching, apply TODAY to go on our service learning trip to Guatemala this spring break! Link in bio πŸ‘‡ #AlternativeBreak #TikkunOlam #Volunteer #Travel
Gingerbread housesβœ… Thank you to our @floridainternationaluniversity students for all their help this week! Including tonight’s gingerbread house party at St. Anne’s. They’re with us for #alternativebreak β£οΈβ˜ƒοΈ #volunteer #nonprofit #alternativebreaks #minneapolis
Great morning at Gateway Center with FIU #alternativebreak
Did you forget to get a gift for yourself this Chanukah? It’s not too late! Give yourself the trip of a lifetime - apply to go to Guatemala on Hillel’s alternative break! Link in bio πŸ‘‡ #AlternativeBreak #TikkunOlam #Volunteer #Travel
The benefits of volunteering: When the needs of an organization align with what you are looking to gain from volunteering, it can lead to a mutually beneficial relationship that makes a difference in the community while developing passions into careers. Apply Now β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” HOW WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE #Education #Health #CommunityDevelopment #SmallBusinessTraining #TeachGardening #BuildingInfrastructure #teachertraining #TeachEnglish #TeachFrench #TeachTech #SummerCamp #TeachMusic #TeachSoccer
Day 2.5 for our winter SAS Sharks. Snowstorm Diego delayed this crew a bit and they were stuck in Charleston for another night, but no problem for them, still all smiles! Onward to snow country Asheville NC today and serving with the YMCA of Western North Carolina soon! #alternativebreak #snowedin #slceityourway #nsusharks
We spent the morning with students from Florida International University who will be spending their whole week in New York teaching JA programs! We are so grateful for these dedicated volunteers who chose to use their time off school to teach students about money, jobs, and business ownership!
Craving some soup in this chilly weather? Head to the Panera on West Chester Pike for dinner TOMORROW 12/8 between 4pm-8pm to have a portion of your bill go towards the Habitat for Humanity #alternativebreak trip. Show this flyer to your cashier when you order to help fund our team! #ramserve
Pack your bags! If you win today's prize for Day 4 of 14 Days of Giving, we'll credit you $100 towards your next trip with Outreach360! When you donate $10 or more USING THE LINK IN OUR BIO we'll enter you for a chance to win today's prize! On your mark, get set, donate! #donate #giving #14daysofgiving #outreach360 #dominicanrepublic #nicaragua #trip #travel #goglobal #education #lifeofchoice #servicetrip #alternativebreak
It's #WhatsUpWednesday and we are delighted to be hosting Alternative Spring Break groups for 2019. We are in the process of finalizing all plans for these trips. It's not too late for us to plan your Alternative Spring Break Trip. Visit our website to learn more - https://www.rsvpcaribbean.com/spring.php #RSVPCaribbean #AlternativeBreak #AlernativeSprintBreak #RespondDiscoverChangeLives #wanderlust #travel #explore #Jamaica
Every small business can have a big impact on our communities. Are you working with local businesses on #GivingTuesday ? Or is your business giving back this weekend? Share your plans and how you are helping shape your local community!
Our fundraising page is now live! The link is in the bio for more information. Help us help the people of Puerto Rico through our Alternative Spring Break! #helpushelpthem #puertorico #volunteer #service #alternativebreak #alternativespringbreak #alternativebreakpuertorico
Just a few days until the Poverty Allevation in Cleveland Civic Engagement studio! #UBuffalo #leadUB #alternativebreak @ubuffaloarchplan
Don’t make this mistake - apply TODAY! Link in bio πŸ‘‡ #alternativebreak #alternativespringbreak #tikkunolam
"We can always help each other out by understanding each other's cultures." -Laura T. '19, Health Science Major with a concentration in Public Health. Applications for the 2019 YMCA International Service Program: Homebuilding in the Dominican Republic are coming to an inbox near you! #WordtotheYsWednesday #ymca #ymcaDIG #hiaeveryday #humanics #alternativebreak #SpringfieldCollege #springfieldcollegey #publichealth #healthscience #spiritmindbody #dominicanrepublic πŸ‡©πŸ‡΄
Just get me to Thanksgiving Break...am I right?? Im thinking get me to SPRING BREAK! SAS trips for Winter 2019 just went live! COSTA RICA! GEORGIA! Woo!! Secure your spot today, they won’t be available long! πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸΌβ€β™‚οΈ #alternativebreak #slceityourway #nsusharks
How low can we get malaria rates in our Healthy Villages? Join our team to find out! http://www.ugandavillageproject.org/get-involved/summer-internships/ #UVP #AlternativeBreak #PublicHealthNerds (Photo by @benblankphoto )
I found out a couple months ago that AB Guatemala was going to be highlighted in the 2018 SOE Impact Report. This will always be a special trip for me, so I am glad it was recognized. #lmu #loyolamarymount #alternativebreaks #alternativebreak #abguatemala #guatemala #education #indigenouseducation #lmucutp
We are happy to be partnering again with @fiualternativebreaks and @unicefatfiu to host their Spring Break 2019 trip. The 2018 group really loved the schedule for work and cultural immersion provided. @ayleenxarauz will be coming back, we are excited to see her again and the other students/staff. Meaningful work then... patties, waterfalls, river flex, beach, dance class - fun caa dun! @tommy_bahama @yesenisgarcia @lauraharwoodd @delia_alicia @delissacampbell18 @shreeja_patel We will be hosting our first zoom meeting tonight to plan for the trip! #RSVPCaribban #RespondDiscoverChangeLives #AlternativeBreak #SpringBreak #Jamaica
Jamaica, Grenada, St. Lucia where would volunteer first? πŸ€” Volunteering opportunities available: https://www.rsvpcaribbean.com/ #Jamaica #Grenada #Lucia #volunteerabroad #internshipabroad #summerabroad #alternativespringbreak #alternativebreak
Don't throw away your SHOT! #hamiltonreference Apply for an #alternativebreak service trip before this Friday 11/2! #makeyourbreak #ramserve
School breaks usually mean visits to see family, vacations, or just time to relax. But, have you ever considered an alternative break? We dug into community service-based alternative breaks, along with interterm courses. Check out the article to learn more, link in bio. . In case you missed it...petersons.com/blog/alternative-break/ . #petersons #alternativebreak #springbreak #fallbreak #communityservice #service #servicebased #altbreak #intertermcourse #courseabroad #fieldstudy
#fbf To when I got introduced to @buffalostateab and did relief work in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in Brooklyn. This was one of the greatest volunteer experiences I ever had, and it really felt good to be apart of something bigger than myself. Ps. I'm Honey Boo Boo Child πŸ˜‚ . . . . . #volunteer #fbf #alternativebreak #college #buffstate #brooklyn #newyork #love #giveyourself #helpothers #bekind #beactive #communityservice
On this #TestimonyThursday , we learn what Grace took away from our trip to Albany, Georgia last June. β € β € We want YOU to join us on our next adventure! We have two fantastic trips planned for 2019. For more information, click the link in the bio! πŸ˜€ πŸ’› πŸ”¨ β € β € #Service #GiveBack #MissionTrip #AlternativeBreak #Catholic #Volunteer #Mission #Trip #Experience #TakeHome #TakeAway #Growth #Cincinnati #Ohio #Albany #Georgia
What are you waiting for? Book Your Alternative Break trip with us today. Exciting and meaningful projects that will make a real impact. Others have booked so don't be left out, click on the link to apply now - https://www.rsvpcaribbean.com/apply.php #WhatsUpWednesday #RSVPCaribbean #AlternativeBreak #SpringBreak #RespondDiscoverChangeLives #alternativespringbreak #Jamaica
Our on the ground team in Haiti is working hard to prepare for your upcoming trips by becoming more connected to the local health network. Sarah Stubbs and local team are very excited to have just bought tickets to attend the Haiti Health Network Nord Regional Conference, where they will get to discuss with experts how to best tackle key operations that threaten quality sustainable healthcare. Have a passion for learning about global health? Sign up for the December open enrollment trip to Haiti and get a realistic glimpse into this complex field.Β  Contact info@7elements.global #@sarahstubbs #educateyourself #haitilove #7elements .global #alternativebreak
cozy <3 | I’m so grateful to have met such beautiful, kind, and genuinely wholehearted people! I’ll never forget this amazing experience!! :’) #jagbreak #alternativebreak
We #love #JMU #alternativebreak students! They brought their talents and #enthusiasm to our Toddler Boogie last weekend to help raise money for our #inclusive child care center. #ThankYou !
So proud of this group of @iupui @jagbreak students spending their fall break learning about social issues in our country and how as young, educated adults they can get involved in their community and help break the cycle of poverty #iupui #alternativebreak #EastStLouis
For this #FilmFriday , we have another great Alternative Break testimony from Jenna! If you want to experience something similar to what she did, join us on our next adventure! More information can be found on our Alternative Break webpage on catholicforester.org. πŸ˜€πŸ”¨πŸ’›β € β € #AlternativeBreak #GiveBack #Service #MissionTrip #Catholic #Volunteer #Travel #Jenna #Albany #Georgia #Construction #FullerCenter #FullerCenterForHousing #June2018 #Summer
Poto Mitan β€” Haitian Women: Pillars of the local economy. R.E.S.P.E.C.T By @samueldameus #haitianwomen #dedication #haiti #facesofhaiti #FanmLakay #empoweringwomen #empoweredwomen #samueldameus #socialphotography
Whatever community organization, whether it’s a women’s organization, or fighting for racial justice … you will get satisfaction out of doing something to give back to the community that you never get in any other way.” β€” Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Thank you Kelly and Emilie for your service. - - #volunteer #Haiti #mountains #servicelearning #qualityeducation #probono
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