Howard University Students Spend Spring Break as Volunteers in the Florida Keys

Washington, D.C. (March 9, 2018) –Instead of participating in the traditional college Spring Break activities of sight-seeing and beach gazing, more than 800 students from Howard University are participating in the annual Howard University Alternative Spring Break program in communities around the world as volunteers.

The media is invited to cover these college student volunteer projects in YOUR community NEXT WEEK.  For more details, please see below.

The media is invited to cover the community projects. For more details, please see below.


Wesley House Family Houses Inc. (1100 Varela Street Key West, FL 33040)


March 12 (9:30 am until 1:00 pm EST)


Howard University Students will be doing hurricane recovery cleanup to Inez Martin site.


Tyra Trotman /(561) 827-1874/

Kaila Holloway/ (504) 717-8391/

This year the program will support places that were devastated during the recent hurricane season, including Belle Glade, Fla.; the Florida Keys, Fla.; Beaumont, Texas; Houston; Port Arthur, Texas; New Orleans, La.; St. Thomas, Saint Maarten; Anguilla; Puerto Rico and St. Croix.

For more information on Howard University’s Alternative Spring Break, visit https://

Follow HUASB on social media throughout the week of March 12-18 using the hashtag #WeServeEverywhere.