2012

(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 Morris.

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 Spano.

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 Brugalette.

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 & Bryan Baldwin.

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