Hunger and Homelessness

Location: Biloxi, Mississippi
Agency: Community Collaborations, Inc.
Fee: $150
Mode of Transportation:
Passenger Van
Type of Lodging: Sleeping bags in a community facility (participants provide their own sleeping bag)
Registration Type: Online registration on Wednesday, December 2 at 12:00pm

Service Projects

There are over 578,000 Americans experiencing homelessness on any given night in the United States. Many of these Americans live in areas affected by natural disasters such as floods and hurricanes. Volunteers will learn about Gulf Coast relief efforts and help make a difference in the lives of those affected by homelessness.

Participants will serve with various non-profit agencies and tasks may include serving meals at homeless shelters, sorting and organizing donations, and basic facilities maintenance.

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Be one of the first UT Dallas students to experience this incredible service opportunity!

ASB 2016 Trips

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Agency: Habitat for Humanity

Renovate and construct new homes for residents in downtown Jackson.

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Agency: Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

Assist animals indirectly by caring for their environments.

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Education

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Agency: Junior Achievement of New York

Lead hands-on activities that teach workforce readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship.

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Environmental Conservation

Location: Galveston, Texas
Agency: Galveston Bay Foundation

Serve those affected by manmade and natural disasters in Galveston.

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Global Poverty

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Agency: Heifer International

Increase your awareness and take action against global poverty in this immersive experience.

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Hunger and Homelessness

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Agency: Community Collaborations, Inc.

Aid the Gulf Coast relief efforts and make a difference in the lives of those affected by homelessness.

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Park Preservation

Location: Hulbert, Oklahoma
Agency: Oklahoma State Parks

Help Three Forks Nature Center staff restore the natural beauty of Sequoyah State Park.


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Healthcare

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Agency: Variety’s Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children

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Social Services

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Agency: San Antonio Food Bank

Help the homeless, at-risk youth, and those affected by poverty in the San Antonio area.

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Sustainability

Location: Mt. Vernon, Kentucky
Agency: Appalachia-Science in the Public Interest

Learn about sustainable development and resource management in four focus areas: food systems, ecosystems, energy and culture.

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