Alternative Fall Breaks will take place October 12-15th.

Applications ARE OPEN! Apply here. 

2019 Alternative Break Sites

 

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HETRA

Animal Therapy/Disabilities

Gretna, NE | HETRA (Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy) is a therapeutic riding center serving adults and children with disabilities in the Omaha and the surrounding communities since 1989. HETRA's mission is to improve the quality of life both physically and emotionally of adults and children of all ability levels through equine assisted activities. HETRA serves a variety of participants including children and adults with disabilities such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular distrophy, cystic fibrosis, brain tumors, head or spinal cord injuries, visual impairment, autism, development delays and strokes. Volunteers will be doing manual labor at the site, from moving haybales to sanding benches. This site utilizes volunteers to help them with the work they need to get done in order to make sure it operates to the best of its ability.

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Oklahoma Citizen Advocates for Recovery and Treatment Association

Oklahoma City, OK

This organization helps those affected by alcohol and addiction to successful recovery and advocate and educate the public to change the perception and attitudes directed at those who are addicted or recovering.