Over 1.8 million nonprofits and charities for donors, volunteers and funders

Break Away The Alternative Break Connection Inc

Claim This Nonprofit

More Info

Add to Favorites

Share this Nonprofit

Donate

Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Children & Youth, Citizen Participation, Leadership Development, Philanthropy, Philanthropy, Charity & Voluntarism Promotion, Youth Development - Citizenship

Mission: To train, assist, and connect campuses and communities in promoting quality alternative break programs that promote life-long active citizenship. (alternative breaks are immersion volunteer service programs for college students. )

Programs: We provide membership services (website and consultation) and products (supportive materials) to around 200 college and university campuses.

we do regional and national week-long and weekend trainings throughout the summer and fall to over 700 student leaders and staff advisors.

we run a website with online resources - such as a searchable community organization database, housing database, sample document bank, and networking site for our programs.

Community Stories

1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

4

Board Member

Rating: 5

Break Away is a grassroots-driven, community-oriented, change-making national nonprofit that is truly inspiring to have been part of. As someone who has worked with and volunteered for numerous for-profit and not-for-profit entities, Break Away has had the single most profound impact on my life - forcing me to consider the community in my everyday life choices. While I may not yet be what Break Away considers a complete "active citizen," it did a tremendous job showing me how I can learn to become one. Everyone should take an alternative break trip and help others to do so.

Review from Guidestar