MLK Day of Service 2013

Event Date: 
Monday, January 21, 2013 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Event Info
Cost: 
Free
Contact: 
917-746-8167
Recommended Age: 
All ages
Editor's Pick: 

A family service event for people of all ages. Participate in volunteer projects, a film screening, and reflection about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy and ideas. Help organizations from Harlem and East Harlem give back with service projects designed around MLK and Hurricane Sandy Relief!

Food and fun all free.

Registration is required.

Volunteer Project Scheduled

For Hurricane Victims, going to Occupy Sandy and the Incarnation Center

1.     Making hygiene kits

2.     Assembling healthy breakfast kits

3.     No-Sew Fleece Hats and scarves for Kids

 

Other projects (and target organization)

4.     Making tambourines and rain sticks – Clearview School (YAI)

5.     Create children's books for peace: A is for... – East River Children’s Center, Children’s Aid Daycare Center, Women in Need

6.     Origami kits for peace and justice – Women in Need, East River Children’s Center

7.     Decorate reusable bags – Yorkville Common Pantry

8.     Creating black dolls for kids – Dolls for Dolls

9.     Yarn balls for cats and dog treats – Animal Haven

10.  Reading Corner: Older kids read to younger ones in the library

 

MLK projects (and target organization)

11.  MLK peace bracelets – Women in Need, Incarnation Center

12.  MLK scrapbook reflection – Take Home

Area/Neighborhood: 
Uptown
Harlem
NYC
location: 
PS/MS 57 James Weldon Johnson Leadership Academy
176 E. 115 Street (between 3rd and Lexington)
New York , NY
Phone: 917-746-8167
40° 42' 51.6708" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
New York