RYE, N.Y. - Rye resident Michael Welsh spent his spring break working to help others.
Welsh, a member of Providence College's Class of 2013, spent a week working with Habitat for Humanity as part of the college's Alternative Spring Break 2013 program.
Welsh was among more than 230 Providence College students who volunteered to spend their spring break working at Habitat home sites in 16 locations in the United States. The students participated through the Habitat campus chapter at Providence College, which is sponsored by the chaplain's office. Welsh worked on a home project in Burlington, N.C.
Founded in 1976, Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing organization that builds and rehabilitates affordable houses in partnership with those in need of adequate shelter and other volunteers who work through more than 1,900 affiliates worldwide.