Friday, January 8, 2010

HandsOn Network Action Center Greater DC Cares asks you to volunteer this MLK Day

HandsOn Network Action Center Greater DC Cares is hosting a day of service that highlights the power of young people by encouraging youth to get engaged in volunteerism on MLK Day 2010 and throughout the year. Combining service with education, reflection and advocacy, this day will provide students with a well-rounded understanding of their communities and the need to engage in service.

Greater DC Cares
will engage more than 150 volunteers in revitalizing Powell Elementary School in Washington, DC and the adjacent recreation center. Volunteers will refresh the walls with new paint and college logo murals, as well as organizing the school library and cleaning the cafeteria.

Monday, January 18, 2010
9 a.m.
Powell Elementary School
1350 Upshur Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011-5635

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service 2010 marks the beginning of the year for service as hundreds of thousands of Americans honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by volunteering in their communities. Building upon President Obama’s call to service and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Points of Light Institute and HandsOn Network is leading and engaging the nation in a national dialogue and service events that bridges social, economic and cultural differences to unite our communities – engaging more than 100,000 volunteers in 1,500 projects across the nation.

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