Hundreds of Volunteers Turned Out to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy with a Community Day of Service

Want to Know More About Our MLK Jr. Day of Service?

Volunteers of all ages and abilities looking to make a difference in our community — and have fun while doing it!

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, an annual community service event to benefit local nonprofits, sponsored by The Volunteer Center, The Kindness Connection and the Winnetka Community House.

Monday, January 15, 2018 from 1pm-4pm.

Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka

In honor of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and in celebration of his message of tolerance, diversity and service, volunteers of all ages and abilities participated in service projects to benefit ten local nonprofits and the people in need that they serve. The afternoon also provided a forum for polite, public discussion of civil liberties and service to mankind.

2018 MLK Jr. Day of Service Volunteer Activities and Beneficiary Nonprofits

ActivityBeneficiary Nonprofit s
Create Valentines Cards for VeteransCaptain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center
Hines VA Hospital
Woven Paper PlacematsMeals At Home
Make Animal CardsPediatric Units of Local Hospitals
Make Beaded BraceletsLuggage for Freedom (women and children in domestic shelters)
Assemble No-Sew BlanketsNight Ministry
Refugee and Immigrant Organizations
Make Pet ToysOrphans of the Storm
Make Fleece ScarvesVarious Homeless Shelters
Various Refugee and Immigrant Organizations

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