Volunteer Trips

Hello! I am Stephanie Lopez, I will be volunteering on 2 service learning trips, one in February to Nicaragua through The  Franciscan Center for Service and Advocacy and another in May to South Africa through The Franciscan Missionary Union.  

In Nicaragua, I will be working alongside local community members, interacting with the children, preparing meals and refurbishing their classrooms as well as teaching English. In South Africa I will meet a select few of their nation's humanitarians, religious leaders and heroes. I will also be spending time with orphaned and abandoned children who are in need of love and affection. 

In order to participate on both of these trips I will need to fundraise $5,000. These funds will cover all of my cost to participate on these trips.  

Both of these trips will open new realms of knowledge, power and compassion, in which I will be able to teach and spread upon my arrival home. I believe that these opportunities will be beneficial throughout my professional career as a Social Worker. 

Thank you for your support and Happy Holidays!


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Organizer and beneficiary

Stephanie Lopez 
New York, NY
Lisa Richmond 
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