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Spring Break Immersions


I'M Chicago
Dates: March 15-23, 2019
Port Ministries, a Franciscan inspired non-profit organization, will engage our group in their comprehensive services addressing the basic needs of food, healthcare and education, while also educating the group about the root causes of poverty, hunger, and despair on the south side of Chicago.
Estimated cost: $850             
Student Leader:  Ashley Blake

I'M Habitat for Humanity
Dates: March 17-22, 2019
The team will partner with the Habitat for Humanity chapter of Coastal Fairfield County in Bridgeport, Conn., for a week of service on home construction and repair builds for families and veterans in need. During the week there are opportunities to explore local sites and a community night with volunteers and homeowners from the Habitat chapter.
Estimated cost: $300-400
Student Leader: Kara Wilson

I'M Nazareth Farm, West Virginia
Dates: March 17-23, 2019
At Nazareth Farm, students will learn about the economic and environmental injustices and cultural richness of Appalachia, and engage in service opportunities such as constructing homes and visiting community members. This service-retreat experience will focus on the cornerstones of simplicity, community, prayer and service.
Estimated cost: $350             
Student Leader: Lindsey Echausse

I'M New Orleans
Dates: March 16-23, 2019
Hurricane Katrina is over, but hardly forgotten as a distant memory. The team will partner with and serve at a variety of community organizations to explore the social realities of poverty, racism and environmental restoration efforts while also exploring the unique and rich culture of New Orleans through the Duchesne House immersion program.
Estimated cost: $900             
Student Leader: Sarah Newman

I'M Philadelphia
Dates: March 17-23, 2019
The Saint Francis Inn is a place of ministry with people who are homeless, addicted, mentally ill, and very poor. The main service site is the restaurant-style soup kitchen feeding up to 400 people a day while also providing other services. Additionally, there are service projects with the elderly and terminally ill.
Estimated cost: $150             
Student Leader: Alyssa Colon