UMF Students Spend February Break Helping Others

PP123-018ADemolition, painting, insulating and installing sheetrock…that’s just some of the ways 20 UMF students will be spending their February Break in New Orleans this year as they reach out to PP123-018Chelp the still-struggling victims of Hurricane Katrina. The students, part of the UMF club associated with Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, are teaming up with students from other Maine colleges as they make plans to go to New Orleans from February 15-24, where they will work with Habitat for Humanity and other local charitable organizations. According to UMF senior Jacob Marcoux in a recent Sun Journal article, “It hits home when you see it. We want to rise to the occasion and help out. We are blessed in the United States and are compelled to use those blessings to care for the needs of others.”PP123-018B

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