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Alternative Spring Break 2015

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Alternative Spring Break 2015

Earn Service hours and have some fun. Join your classmates, faculty, and staff to help in our community:

  • We will be painting houses and doing neighborhood clean up around the Frank Garrett Community Center, 1226 Northwest 18th Street, San Antonio, 78207.
  • You can volunteer for 1 day, 2 days, ... as many or as few as you like.  There are a total of 7 days you can volunteer, including one day before Spring Break and another after Spring Break.
  • The shuttle will leave the front of the McDermott Convocation Center at 8:30 AM daily, and return you to campus by 3:00 PM. 
    • If you do not wish to ride the shuttle to and from the work site, you can meet us at the Frank Garrett Center at 9:00 AM daily during the days of Spring Break. 
    • The volunteers on Friday, March 6th and Friday, March 20th will be meeting at the Convocation Center and working on campus, but the hours will count as off-campus service hours.
  • 6 hours of off-campus service for each day you volunteer.
  • Dress messy for painting!
  • Breakfast and lunch provided.
  • See pictures and video from last year!

Contact Dr. Craig McCarron ( or Dr. Doshie Piper ( for more information.

Go to the SignUpGenius ( page to volunteer.

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