College Students Invited to Apply for United Way’s Free, Local Alternative Spring Break Program

Greensboro, NC (January 2, 2020) – United Way of Greater Greensboro is seeking college students to participate in a free, local Alternative Spring Break, March 2 – 6, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m daily.

Interested students must complete a short application by February 7, by visiting In its third year, this program is again offered at no cost to students.

“Participating in United Way’s Alternative Spring Break was a formative experience for me. Through the program, I saw parts of Greensboro that I had never seen before, made new friends, and learned a lot while having fun and making a difference. I definitely encourage students to apply!” said Alexis Wray, 2018 Alternative Spring Break participant and current senior at North Carolina A&T State University.

This exclusive opportunity is open to only 12 local college students who will be chosen through the application process to have hands-on volunteer experiences and exclusive “behind the scenes” visits to awesome Greensboro businesses.

The five volunteer sites include United Way’s Family Success Centers, Greensboro Urban Ministry and others.

The five behind the scenes locations include Cone Health, City of Greensboro, Center for Creative Leadership and others.

Lunch and breakfast snacks will be provided daily.

Participants must be able to meet at United Way’s office each morning; travel to volunteer and behind the scenes location will be provided.

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