Alternative Fall Breaks

Find a new reason to love fall

Branch Out’s Fall Break Lottery is open. If you’re looking to do any of the following, then this is definitely something you want to check out: (1) Build amazing friendships with great humans, (2) Educate yourself on social issues, and (3) Work towards creating social change in the world through an emphasis on community. And did we mention you could get this experience for FREE?

Sign up through our lottery form by 11:59PM, September 22nd. All trips will run between Saturday, October 14, and Tuesday, October 17.

Community Partners:

Rural Appalachian Improvement League in Mullens, West Virginia
Mission:
A nonprofit corporation working to build a new and sustainable infrastructure and socioeconomic foundation in the southern West Virginia coalfields
Social justice topic: Economic and environmental justice

OAR (Opportunity, Alliance, Re-entry) of Richmond, Virginia
Mission: A nonprofit organization committed to assisting formerly incarcerated individuals at readjusting to their community, as well as providing services to those about to be released from prison
Social justice topic: Incarceration, re-entry

We are proud to be able to offer our fall alternative breaks free of cost, thanks to the generosity of W&M families through the Parent's Fund. Email wmbranchout@wm.edu with any questions.