Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with United Way’s MLK Call to Service on Saturday, January 18th, 2020, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
MLK Call to Service includes a number of family-friendly service projects at The Park Expo and Conference Center, 800 Briar Creek Road.
These projects not only deliver valuable assistance to nonprofit organizations, schools and other service providers, but also allow participants to begin the New Year by reflecting on the meaning of Dr. King’s life of service.
Service Learning and Fun Projects:
- Creating number and alphabet flash cards for Classroom Central
- Making encouragement cards for Love In Action Project
- Creating no-sew baby blankets for Baby Bundles
- Making bookmarks for Promising Pages
- Kids Fun Zone hosted by Jack & Jill America, Charlotte Chapter
- A blood donation drive with OneBlood (noon-3pm)
- A technology drive to benefit Informative Technologies
- Interactive poverty simulation exercises
- Informational Poverty Sessions: The Challenges Our Neighbors Face
More MLK Day events around Charlotte
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