Take an in depth look at a few of the schools that visited Puerto Rico this past year in this Puerto Rico update newsletter. Our Puerto Rico Project needs volunteers year round We have lots of work to do for Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall. Volunteers Teams are already on the schedule for Winter Break 2019 Puerto Rico Projects.
Hurricanes tore through Puerto Rico, North Carolina and Florida, leaving CCI and all of our volunteers with more work than we have seen in years. We responded with over 35,000 volunteer hours spent towards rebuilding schools, homes, and working with local communities in these disaster areas. Click to read more about our 2018-2019 season and to sign up for projects for Winter 2019 and Spring Break 2020
CC International is going to be focusing efforts in the Florida Panhandle. In a 1.2 mile stretch on the Florida panhandle, 54 percent of homes were destroyed and 99 of them were severely damaged. In certain areas, the storm flattened nearly all of the homes along the shore. Click to read more about our projects in Florida and send a team for the 2019-2020 volunteer season.
CC International is going to be focusing efforts in the Fayetteville, Wilmington and New Bern, North Carolina. Over the next few weeks, the CC International Advance Team will be deciding where to locate our Volunteer Facility. We expect to start deploying volunteer teams in November. Click to read more about sending a team of volunteers to North Carolina
Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief Announcement September, 2018
Hurricane Florence smashed into the Coast of the Carolinas with powerful winds and left catastrophic floods that have thousands of residents displaced and in need. The recovery will be a long and difficult process and we need as many winter and spring alt break volunteers as possible to lend a hand. Click to read more about sending a team of volunteers to respond to this catastrophe.
Puerto Rico Report May, 2018
Students dedicating their time off to working with communities in need bucks the labels and stereotypes of selfishness thrown at young people. And it’s part of a larger trend in the United States that’s slowly grown over the past 25 years: students using time off to serve in a way that builds community engagement, empathy, and leadership. Read about the importance of service and its impact on Puerto Rico.
Volunteer Season Report April, 2018
Community Collaborations International Volunteers have been working hard domestically and internationally over their alternative spring breaks. With 1,269 volunteers from 36,050 participating universities on the ground in Puerto Rico, Texas, Mississippi, Florida, California, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Guatemala.
Winter Break Report March, 2018
Community Collaborations Volunteers have been working hard these past few months in Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and Mississippi! In the months of December, January, February alone our teams have completed over 2,172 volunteer hours!