Author: Operation Groundswell

You've been waiting and now it's back! OG's annual photo competition is here again! This past summer, over a hundred youth from across North America and Europe joined us around the world for six weeks of cross-cultural education, volunteering, and some good ol' fashioned adventure!...

As you are all well aware, Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of the Caribbean as well as the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States in late October and its effects continue to affect many lives. Operation Groundswell is teaming up with Occupy Sandy to support the relief effort...

We're happy to announce an exciting opportunity for all of you future backpacktivists! Apply for any of our summer programs before our early bird deadline on December 16 and you'll be automatically entered for a chance to win a free trip with us! So be an...

The week has been a whirlwind for OG Middle East. Monday thru Thursday passed in a haze of pickaxes and flying dirt as we continued to help Ishmael dig his cistern in the south Hebron hills. In those four days, we learned how to work...