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TRIP DATES: March 24th  - 30th

TRAINING DATES:  March 1st, 8th and 22nd 12:30-4:30pm

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   February 18th (extended)

This Spring Break, BreakAway will be going to Eugene, Oregon. Partnered with Friends of Buford Park and Mount Pisgah, student volunteers will be participating in learning and environmental restoration efforts. Participants will build skills, make meaningful connections, and make a difference in the community.

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BreakAway does service trips during weekends and school breaks. Through this immersion, coupled with reflective practices, participants make connections, build skills, and create change in their community.

Why BreakAway?

BreakAway doesn’t just impact our local and national communities, but gives participants lifelong skills and a more in-depth look at the social issues being addressed. Past participants have gotten job experience, internships, and more. Most importantly, they have gained a better understanding of themselves and the importance of community service work.

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How much will this cost? 

Address any financial concerns by contacting altbrk1@uw.edu

The required application fee for BreakAway is $50. This helps to cover training expenses. This is the only fee charged directly to participants. BreakAway participants are each expected to fundraise the remaining cost of the trip with the support of the BreakAway Coordinator and their BreakAway team. This can be done through personal outreach, fundraising events, and personal donation. We encourage creativity and collaboration to successfully raise this amount.  Any funds raised that are not used will be available for future BreakAway funding. If you need support with your deposit, contact the BreakAway Coordinator.

How do I join?

Site sign ups are now available for Winter and Spring BreakAways. Summer BreakAway sign ups will be available mid-winter quarter. To register, visit tacoma.uw.edu/breakawaysignup or email altbrk1@uw.edu.

Where will we go

Have somewhere you want to go or an issue you care about? Contact the BreakAway Coordinator with a proposal!

This year, trips are partnering with Tacoma Pierce County Habitat for Humanity, Friends of Buford Park and Mount Pisgah, and Lifelong.

Past trips have gone to Tacoma Rescue Mission, Habitat for Humanity of Greater San Francisco, Disaster Relief in New Orleans, and Friends of Buford Park in Oregon.

 

 

Contact the BreakAway Coordinator:

Frederick Anex-Schnauss

253-692-5869

Altbrk1@uw.edu

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