OREY’s 7th Annual Alternative Spring Break Trip
MARCH 18- MARCH 22, 2013
Spend your spring break with other college and graduate students volunteering in New York to aid those devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
Organization Reaching for the Empowerment of Youth (OREY) is a New York-based nonprofit organization dedicated to providing assistance to the victims of natural disasters nationwide. OREY involves college students in the rebuilding effort by linking them with appropriately chosen placements in needy communities.
- Volunteers will work under supervision on hurricane-damaged homes in Queens, NY. In this effort, OREY is partnered with local nonprofit, NYC Cares.
- While housing is not provided, affordable sites can be recommended upon request. Working hours run from 9:00AM to 3:30PM. Lunch and transportation between a central location and the volunteer sites will be provided
- Tools and personal protective equipment (including Tyvek suits, respiratory face masks, work gloves, and safety goggles where necessary) will be provided onsite.
- Volunteers will have the opportunity to explore the fabulous city of New York while aiding hurricane victims who still desperately need help.
For more details and to REGISTER for OREY’s 7th Annual Alternative Spring Break Trip, including program details, pictures, and testimonials from past volunteers and parents, please email Rachel Chopra or Karlene Kreutzer at OREYorg@gmail.com or visit www.OREY.org. College and graduate students from all schools are encouraged to apply.