The Heart of AMIGOS

Go Beyond Travel: Ecuador Gap Year

Take your first dive into Latin America with Discover AMIGOS!

We are thrilled to announce a new partnership with @FeedingAmerica! Feeding America food banks are on the frontlines responding to the COVID-19 crisis and are rising to the challenge of feeding more families than ever before, but they can't do it alone. Volunteers are critical in this effort. To help meet this growing need, AMIGOS students will work together with local Feeding America food banks to take action in their communities. Stay tuned for more to come on this incredible partnership! If you would like to get involved in the meantime, find your local food bank and explore how you can help make a difference today --> link in bio. ...

Join us virtually on Saturday, September 12th, from 8:00–9:00 PM ET / 5:00–6:00 PM PT for the Adelante Benefit!⠀

As the headline event of the Adelante Festival, we'll come together for a live party to celebrate 56 years of impact, hear from inspiring speakers, have a dance party in our living rooms, and raise funds for AMIGOS!⠀

Featured guests include:⠀

Mike Zimbalist, Emcee⠀
Co-Founder and Documentary Film Director, All Rise Films⠀

Josh Fryday, Featured Speaker⠀
Chief Service Officer, California Volunteers⠀

Sara Nathan⠀
AMIGOS President & CEO⠀

2020 Community Impact Project and Youth Ambassador Volunteers, and MORE!⠀

The Adelante Benefit is accessible to all supporters of AMIGOS. Check out the full Festival lineup and get tickets at the link in our bio!

AMIGOS Community Challenge: Let’s find all of the Amigos on Instagram! Tag your favorite Amigos below! ⬇️ ...

Every alum of AMIGOS has a story to share. Tell it in the Adelante Festival Alumni Fundraising Challenge!⠀

From August 5 – September 11, we are calling on each of our alumni to share their AMIGOS story and individually raise $250 to help AMIGOS expand our impact.⠀

Alumnus Paul Reidy ('77, '78, '79) is so passionate about helping AMIGOS grow and expand our mission that he is matching all donations up to $5,000!⠀

Have fun with other alumni and make an impact for young leaders and communities with AMIGOS. Join us today at

Do you want to learn more about online volunteering? Looking for a program you can do this fall with a friend?⠀

Join our team for a pop up Q&A on Wednesday, August 5th at noon or 6 PM Central!⠀

You can learn about different gap program options this fall, including our Civic Action Gap Semester, and answer any questions you have!⠀

RSVP at the link in our bio.

Just because you hit pause on fall plans doesn't mean you can't take some extra time to prepare for success ahead!⠀

The Civic Action Gap Semester, a unique partnership between AMIGOS and Tufts University's Tisch College of Civic Life, was created to help give you a head start for 2021.⠀

If you apply for the Civic Action Gap Semester by Wednesday, August 12th, your application fee will be waived!⠀
Learn more at the link in our bio.

Hands-on learning doesn't always have to be literally hands-on! The Civic Action Gap Semester can help you hone your Spanish language skills with a virtual community.⠀

Beyond formal Spanish language classes, you can practice conversational Spanish with your cohort during the weekly Language Café, an engaging time for real conversation in Spanish, English, and Spanglish.⠀

If you apply for the Civic Action Gap Semester by Wednesday, August 12th, your application fee will be waived!⠀

Apply now at the link in our bio.

Get ready! The Silent Auction of the virtual Adelante Festival will open on Saturday, August 15th. Some of the items you will be able to bid on include:⠀

Vacation home getaways that you can escape to post-pandemic,⠀
Guided family service-learning trip to Mexico in 2021 (safe travel permitting),⠀
Memberships to yoga studios and meal subscription services to enjoy while you are social distancing at home,⠀
AMIGOS limited addition merch,⠀
And much more!⠀

Money raised from the Silent Auction will support new AMIGOS programs during the pandemic and expand access for students from all socioeconomic backgrounds.⠀

Learn more at the link in our bio!