The Cowl: Featured Friars Participate in Alternate Spring Breaks
by Alexandra Huzyk '20
Students Build Homes and Hope for Habitat for Humanity
Providence College's chapter of Habitat for Humanity, a global nonprofit housing organization, sent nine groups of students over spring break to help build affordable homes in locations across the East Coast.
Gaby DeParis '18, the president of the College's Habitat for Humanity chapter, shareD that she has been going on trips since her freshman year at PC. “I have such a passion for the organization and everything they stand for, and I love how hands-on the work is.”
DeParis shareD that her most recent trip to Bridgeport, Connecticut, was her favorite trip out of her four years with the program. “My favorite part of it, besides the amazing people I was able to work with, was meeting the future homeowners of the houses we were working on throughout the week,” SAID DeParis. She loved to hear their stories and said that it was amazing to feel the gratitude that they have for both the Habitat for Humanity organization and its volunteers.
Courtesy of The Cowl