Follow our students as they prepare, travel, and build for Alternative Spring Break.
This is the seventh year Holy Family has taken Habitat’s Collegiate
Challenge, in which students volunteer their time at hundreds of Habitat
worksites across the U.S. during spring break (www.habitat.org). In
November 2011, Habitat for Humanity named Holy Family University an
official Campus Chapter and, at the time, Holy Family was one of only
five local universities to have that status.
Habitat student leader and the force behind Holy Family’s status as
an official Habitat chapter Ryan O’Driscoll got involved with the trip
his first year at Holy Family because it was something different that he
had never done: “What I didn’t know is that this trip would help me to
better understand the core values and help me apply them in my everyday
life. I hope that the trip this March will be a successful trip. I hope
that we as a group can make an impact on the person whose home we help