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Alternative Breaks

Want to meet new people? Get away for a while? Travel to new places? Make a difference? 

Join MC students across the College on a week or weekend packed with community service, meaningful reflections, and fun activities.

Alternative Winter, Spring, and Summer Breaks are 3 to 8 day service-learning trips that help students learn about social issues through direct service, issue education, and reflection. 

Alternative Winter Break Applications Open September 8th! To be notified when other trips open for applications,  become a fan of the Facebook page or  sign up for our service updates.

Past Alternative Breaks have included:
Immigration, Education, and Opportunity in Washington, D.C.
Disaster Relief in Tuscaloosa, AL, Union Beach, NJ, Bay Waveland, MS, Biloxi, MS, and Americus, GA
Health, Housing, and Homelessness in Washington, D.C. 
Environmental & Animal Welfare, Woodstock, NY 
Poverty & Youth in Kensington, MD
Hunger & Homelessness in Rockville, MD 
Community Development in Philadelphia, PA 

Support Alternative Breakers:
The Alternative Breaks Engagement Scholarship & Adopt-a-Breaker Service Learning Foundation Fund

Alternative Spring Break Mississippi-Habitat For Humanity

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