Restore Ecuador: Student group raises money for winter service trip

BakeSale_MargaretLin_SPThe Daily Orange — This winter break, a number of students will have the opportunity to escape the dreary Syracuse snow and, instead, spend two weeks enjoying the warmer summer climate of Ecuador, provided that they raise enough money in the coming weeks.

Monday, students hoping to travel to Bahía de Caráquez, Ecuador, this December and January held their first fundraising event, a bake sale, in the basement of Hendricks Chapel. Approximately 22 students from Syracuse University and the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, plan to travel to South America as part of the Global Student Embassy program. This small, grassroots environmental organization, founded in 2008, is dedicated to restoring environments and creating and promoting more sustainable practices in Nicaragua and Ecuador.

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