The Brigade is participating in its eleventh year of partnership with the Center for Development in Central America, providing service to residents of Nueva Vida, Nicaragua. Please visit the special 10th year anniversary website celebrating the Bucknell Brigade and the work we have been doing. See below some of the projects we are working on in 2013-2014.  

2014 Brigades Selections Under Way

Participants for the January and March of 2014 Brigades have already been interviewed and will be informed of their potential selection in the upcoming week.  If you are interested in getting involved on campus this year or traveling in 2015 please contact Jennifer or call 570-577-3973.

Brigade Fundraising Efforts for 2013-2014

Honor Cards

Wonder what to give the person who has everything this holiday season?

How about health care for a Nicaraguan villager?

When you donate through the Brigade Honor Card offer, you can give a donation in honor of a friend or loved one and will include a beautiful postcard that you can send to your friend explaining how the gift was donated in their name for those in need. Each postcard includes a photo showing the work of the Bucknell Brigade in progress.

*Honor Card designs now feature messages for the Holidays and Birthdays!

Click here for the honor card order form.       

Donate Your Used Cell Phone

Help support the Bucknell Brigade by donating your used cell phones and inkjet cartridges while helping to save the environment from toxic waste! The Brigade will receive a monetary donation for each cell phone and inkjet cartridge donated. 

Donation boxes are located in the uphill and downhill lobbies of the LC, the Library, the 7th Street Cafe and the Office of Civic Engagement.

Buy Nicaraguan Coffee and Support the Brigade and Fair Trade

The Brigade continues to be able to supply freshly roasted Fair Trade organic shade grown coffee beans from the mountains of Nicaragua.

Buy this speciality coffee for just $12/lb. and you will be supporting 43 farmers and their families.

Purchase 25 or more pounds at the discounted price of $9.50/lb.

Call Kyle at 570-577-3928 for orders click here or send an email to




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