2023 Service Trips

Important Deadlines

  • The application for all 2023 service trips will open on Monday, October 17, 2022. 

  • Students have until Monday, November 14, 2022, to apply. This is a hard deadline and the form will close at 11:59 pm on November 14, 2022. 

  • All student applications will be reviewed by members of the CARES Trips Committee. All applicants will be notified on November 21, 2022. 

  • At the time of notification, you will receive a decision on the status of your application along with the status of your financial grant. If your application is accepted, you will have 48 hours from the time of notification to submit your $100.00 deposit


Financial Assistance

We offer financial assistance for our trips. Financial Assistance is available based on need and the availability of funds which are provided through Geneseo Student Association.

Please complete this form if you are interested in applying for financial assistance:



March 2023 Service Trips

Louisiana: March 11th - 18th, 2023

Trip Leader: Mackenzie DeRider


                                      

Non-Refundable Deposit:    $100.00

Total trip cost: $675.00

Final Payment Due:        February 10, 2023

Volunteers will engage in recovery work supporting individuals and families impacted by the 2019 hurricane season, and the 2020 flooding that occurred this spring, damaging the same homes. The work will be hands-on and will include basic deconstruction and construction (no prior skills necessary).  Trip participants will fly out of Rochester, NY, and land in Houston, Texas. The Fuller Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana, will be our host for the trip. All meals during the stay are provided by the host organization and volunteers will stay in shared living and dining space.

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Give Kids The World, Kissimmee, Florida: March 11th - 18th, 2023

Trip Leader: TBD


                                      

Non-Refundable Deposit:     $100.00

Total trip cost: $650.00

Final Payment Due:          February 10, 2023

Give Kids the World
Students will set out for Kissimmee, Flordia., to share their time and passion as part of by volunteering at Give Kids The World (GKTW) Village. The village serves as a home away from home to families who have a child with a life-threatening illness. Their week-long stay is an all-expense paid vacation, often through the Make A Wish Foundation, with many college students from across the country volunteering as workers for the GKTW organization. Volunteers will engage in the village serving Make A Wish children and their families. 

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May 2023 Service Trip

Puerto Rico: May 20th - 27th, 2023

Trip Leader: Dan Martin '16


                                      

Non-Refundable Deposit:    $100.00

Total trip cost: $800.00

Final Payment Due:                April 14, 2023

Volunteers will engage in recovery work supporting individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Maria and the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Fiona. Work teams will be deployed to different locations on the Island based on the current needs of residents. The work will be hands-on and will include basic deconstruction and construction (no prior skills necessary).  Trip participants will fly out of Rochester, NY, and land in San Juan Puerto Rico. The Methodist Church of Puerto Rico are our hosts for the trip. All meals during the stay are provided by the host organization and volunteers will stay in shared living and dining space. 

Ready to Register?


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