Two Sandwich students at Ithaca volunteer during spring break

One helps with human services, the other with the environment

As Ithaca College students depart for Spring Break next week, 40 will disperse throughout the country and Canada to spend their time volunteering for a variety of causes, while another three will trek to Alaska to help locals prepare their income taxes.

  • Carly Cote of Sandwich will team up with CASS Community Social Services, which offers food, housing, health services and jobs programs for Detroit residents.
  • Kaitlyn Scott of East Sandwich will volunteer with the North Carolina Coastal Federation on a variety of preservation projects in the Outer Banks, including coastal cleanups, reef and shellfish restoration, and community outreach.

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