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Kevyn Ayala, Millerton Resident Spends Spring Break Working at Habitat for Humanity Housing Site

PROVIDENCE, RI (03/19/2015)(readMedia)– Kevyn Ayala, a resident of Millerton, NY, and a member of the class of 2017 at Providence College, recently spent a week working with Habitat for Humanity as part of the College’s Campus Ministry program.

Ayala was among more than 130 Providence College students who volunteered to spend their spring break working at Habitat home sites in nine locations in the United States. They participated through the Habitat campus chapter at PC, which is sponsored by the chaplain’s office. Ayala worked on a home project in Spring Lake, NJ.

Founded in 1976, Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing organization. Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent, affordable houses in partnership with those in need of adequate shelter and other volunteers who work through more than 1,900 affiliates worldwide.

Providence College is the only college or university in the United States administered by the Dominican Friars. The Catholic, liberal arts college has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 3,900 students and offers degrees in 49 academic majors. Since 1997, Providence College has consistently been ranked among the top five regional universities in the north according to U.S. News’ America’s Best Colleges.