Although we do not include crisis relief as a regular grant field, we want to lend a helping hand when major humanitarian crises and disasters occur. At the same time, we are willing to support volunteerism in crisis by providing funds.
A total of 14 students participated in the trip. The trip was primarily for disaster relief work such as housing reconstruction and other community services.
About Georgetown University
Georgetown is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Today, the university has more than 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students who take classes at five locations: Main Campus, Medical Center, Law Center, School of Continuing Studies and the university’s Georgetown Qatar campus.
About Alternative Breaks Program
As a response to Hurricane Matthew in 2016, the Dao Feng and Angela Foundation (formerly known as Daofeng & Angela Foundation) provided an opportunity for students from Georgetown University to instill the sense of social responsibility by sponsoring the ABP Native Roots trip to Lumberton, North Carolina. A total of 14 students participated in the trip. The trip was primarily for disaster relief work such as housing reconstruction and other community services. The students also engaged with local heritage, explored natural environments, and did a walk through Eastern North Carolina to promote environmental protection.