“Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.” - Shirley Chisholm

What's New!

In May 2018 we completed construction on our first community center in Guyana. In July 2018 we will start our first free summer educational program at our community Center. Stay tuned to all our new events that will be posted on our website!


Volunteers we are looking for you! We are expanding and volunteers are needed often. We have several service projects such as Alternative Break trips to South Florida, Guyana, Jamaica, St.Lucia, Thailand and South Africa. You can also volunteer at our community center in Guyana. Interested? Check out our Volunteer Corner

Contact Us

Feel free to contact us at You can also find us on Facebook,Twitter and Instagram. Username @icocharity

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From The Blog

Alternative Spring Break – Jamaica – FIU

I found myself putting in an application for Alternative Breaks (aBs) without even realizing what I was signing up for. I did not really expect to become a site leader but I did become one. I tended to doubt myself a lot back then. I went to the site leader retreat completely out of my […]

Sisters in Service – Alternative Spring Break – St. Lucia

This Alternative Break has opened my eyes in more ways than one, from surrounding ourselves with such remarkable children to experiencing the beautiful culture Saint Lucia has to offer. I chose to put together a group of 6 from my hometown of Eagle Pass, Texas. Although the six of us attended different universities in Texas, […]

Alternative Spring Break – Michigan – St. Lucia

The American Medical Student Association pre-med chapter from the University of Michigan sent 11 members into the heart of the beautiful country of St. Lucia for a week of Alternative Spring Break. Although we were all coming from the same school and of the same organization, we stepped onto St. Lucian soil as complete strangers, […]

Alternative Breaks at FIU – Guyana

Alternative Breaks at FIU is a program that allows students to become active members of their society by volunteering with community partners around the world. This Spring 2016, I had the opportunity to travel to Guyana with International Children’s Outreach to volunteer with at-risk youth. Being that this was my second service trip, I thought […]