Students Spend Spring Break Working in Vernonia

Students Spend Spring Break Working in Vernonia

Vernonia’s Voice published an article by Scott Laird about SSP’s first Alternative Break in Vernonia, Oregon.

Students Spend Spring Break Working in Vernonia

“Basically anyone who wants to come out and serve god is more than welcome,”says Robbie Frederiksen who is a Regional Coordinator for the Portland office for Sierra Service Projects. “We’ve had people from the Mormon faith, the Catholic faith-anybody who wants to come out and work we are more than happy to have their hands. We actually have people here who don’t have a faith at all but want to be of service.” Frederiksen has been working with locals to organize the logistics for the work project.

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