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Alternative Spring Break Past Service Projects

“The power we have to give to others is astounding…I think we all learned that” -Student Participant

Since 2005, Linfield College students and staff have participated in Linfield's Alternative Break trips, meeting the needs of communities regionally, nationally and internationally. Tackling pressing issues spanning from disaster relief and affordable housing to youth mentoring and tutoring, volunteers have spent their spring break in service to others in the following locations

  • Central Oregon – Bend Habitat for Humanity (Spring 2005)
  • Gulf Coast – Habitat for Humanity Collegiate Challenge (Spring 2006)
  • Connecticut – Habitat for Humanity Collegiate Challenge (Spring 2007)
  • Navajo Nation, Arizona - Amizade (Spring 2007)
  • Honduras – Habitat International (Spring 2007)
  • McMinnville, OR - McMinnville Area Habitat for Humanity LeaderBuild (Spring 2008)
  • Portland, OR - Portland Urban Homelessness Plunge (Spring 2009)
  • Louisiana - Rebuild St. Bernard Parish (Spring 2009)
  • Guatemala - Habitat Global Village (Spring 2009)
  • Tacoma, WA - Habitat Collegiate Challenge (Spring 2010)
  • Oregon - Northwest Sustainability Challenge (Spring 2010)
  • Tacoma, WA - Habitat Collegiate Challenge (Spring 2011)
  • New Orleans, LA - Habitat for Humanity (Spring 2011)
  • Portland, OR - Portland Urban Homelessness Plunge (Spring 2011)
  • Tacoma, WA - Habitat for Humanity (Spring 2013)
  • Seattle, WA - Youth Empowerment: America Scores, First Place School, Ryther, Youth Care (Spring 2013)
  • Westcliffe, CO - Wildlife Conservation; Mission: Wolf (Spring 2013)

Mission: Wolf, Colorado 2013

Habitat in Guatemala