Students use spring break as an excuse to do community service

Students use spring break as an excuse to do community service


Philadelphia are spending their spring break volunteering in the town of Bramwell. Today they spent their morning picking up trash alongside the Bluestone River. 59 news reporter Taylor Neuman explains how their efforts are helping the community. NAT “our mission teams that come in, their hearts are here in bramwell.” living in Mercer County. KRISTEN HERRMANN “this is an experience that a lot of people look forward to every year, to go to the appalachian region and be with the community members and hear their stories and to serve alongside them.” Its part of a program called the Appalachian Experience, a spring break alternative trip that allows students to give back through service. Eden Kim is one experience is completely different and it’s very honoring.” The WADE Center in Bluefield is hosting these students, providing a place to stay. Missions coordinator, Charon Wood, says students contribute a lot to the area, year after year. CHARON WOOD “they bring education, they bring hands to volunteer and so many different aspects are they able to help our community.” light and a kitchen table. Through Appalachian Experience, students work with the Keep Mercer Clean Project. While this program is in its 5th year, volunteers say there’s a key Mercer County, Taylor Neuman 59 news. RILEY These students are here until Saturday, but if you’re interested in volunteering the next clean up is

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