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TODAY IS Monday July 23rd
Defiance Service Leadership Program Spring Break Trip
Monday May 14, 2018 1:14pm

By: Jordan Isa

Though Superstorm Sandy was 8 years ago, effects of the natural disaster still remain. For residents of coastal New Jersey and New York, many homes are still damaged.

A group of Defiance College students from the college’s Service Leadership Program spent their spring break this year helping one of those New Jersey families.

The group collaborated with SBP, a disaster recovery agency, and the United Church of Christ Volunteer in Disaster Recovery Program to work with a homeowner in Bayville, New Jersey.

The students stayed nearby at the historic Camp Evans and spent several days hanging drywall in the extremely damaged house.

Their trip included stops at the Flight 93 Memorial site, Gettysburg, and Hershey, Pa. Students also volunteered at a local agency aiding those who lost furniture and home items in the storm.

Participants included 9 students accompanied by Brad Harsha, Assistant Dean of the McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, and Brandon Ripke, Academic Support Coordinator.


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