Student participants in the 2019 Alternative Spring Break program are prepared to deliver — and they will deliver lunch directly to any office on campus.
About two dozen volunteers are raising funds for a week of social action during Reading Week in February and March. They have partnered with Catering Services to offer a fresh, hot lunch delivery on Wednesday, Jan. 23. This year’s trips feature a return to Walpole Island First Nation in March, led by education students, and a trip to San Isidro, Costa Rica, to focus on supporting secure access to clean water, led by the dean of science, Chris Houser.
It’s a great way to support a service-learning opportunity for students, says co-ordinator Simon du Toit.
“Your contribution will help our students engage in meaningful community-driven service and critical personal reflection,” he says. “Plus, you’ll get a great catered lunch!”
The menu offers four meals:
- Chicken stir-fry with vegetables on rice;
- Quarter barbecued chicken with mashed potatoes and corn;
- Quarter honey-garlic chicken with mashed potatoes and corn; or
- Vegetarian stir-fry on rice, which is vegan and gluten-free.
Each option costs only $13 + tax, with half the proceeds going to the ASB program.