(Please note that trip costs are currently estimates,
and are subject to change)
SERVE Costa Rica:
Students will be traveling to the capital city of San Jose to work
with the Children who reside at Obras del Espiritu Santo, an
Orphanage run and operated by a Catholic Mission. The students will
be impacting the community by volunteering with the children as
well as the surrounding businesses which contribute to the
prosperity of the orphanage.
Student Leader: Amanda
Estimated Out-of-Pocket Cost: $825.00
Estimated SLU Contribution: $275.00
Total Cost: $1,100.00
SERVE New Jersey:
Students will be traveling to Paterson, New Jersey and
volunteering with Catholic Charities to make an impact in the
community by doing activities such as mentoring children, building
house and volunteering at a soup kitchen. Students will also get to
explore the great city of New York for a day!
Student Leader: Dominique
Estimated Out-of-Pocket Cost: $375.00
Estimated SLU Contribution: $125.00
Total Cost: $500.00
SERVE Gulf Coast:
Students will be traveling to Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi which
is a small Beach front community that is still recovering from
Hurricane Katrina. Students will be volunteering with Habitat for
Humanity building, painting, land scraping and more to greatly
impact this community. Students will also travel to the French
Quarter in New Orleans for a night of Fun!
Student leader: Josephina
Estimated Out-of-Pocket Cost: $337.50
Estimated SLU Contribution: $112.50
Total Cost: $450.00
SERVE New York:
Students will be traveling to the city of Geneseo in Upstate New
York to volunteer at the H.O.R.S.E rescue and sanctuary. This trip
will impact this small rescue greatly with much needed help with
ground work, horse handling and more. This trip will closely work
with farm animals.
Student Leaders: Emily Wamback
Estimated Out-of-Pocket Cost: $562.50
Estimated SLU Contribution: $187.50
Total Cost: $750.00
SERVE Florida Keys:
Students will be traveling to Homestead, Florida to volunteer on a
number of projects. We will be mentoring migrant children, also
referred to as "ghost children" due to the fact that they have to
miss so much of their schooling because of the level of poverty
which they live. Students will also volunteer at a Wild Bird
sanctuary and participate on an environmental conservation project.
Students will also spend an afternoon at the Everglades.
Student Leader: Mandy Altu.
Estimated Out-of-Pocket Cost: $412.50
Estimated SLU Contribution: $137.50
Total Cost: $550.00