First Annual. Lexington MLK Day of Service. Monday, January 20, 2014. The Town of Lexington will commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a Day of Service, honoring Dr. King’s legacy by committing our community to take part in assisting those less fortunate.
Lexington MLK Day of Service
Monday, January 20, 2014
The Town of Lexington will commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a Day of Service, honoring Dr. King’s legacy by committing our community to take part in assisting those less fortunate.
Multiple Programs to choose from…
11:00am Unity Walk from the Battle Green to Cary Hall
Bring your friends, banners and warm clothes!
11:15-11:45 Welcome and Musical PresentationCary Hall
1 - 3:30pm YMCA Community Day, Waltham YMCA
Homeless children and adults will be invited to participate in games, sports, activities, etc. led by YMCA staff and aided by Lexington volunteers! We need you!! Over 30 volunteer roles!
12 - 2:30pm Lunch with Seniors at Lexington Villages:
Greeley Vynebrooke Countryside
Youth and adult volunteers will be invited to serve lunch and sit with resident seniors to reflect on the legacy of Dr. King. 6-10 volunteers needed at each village (middle school aged + up)
12 – 3:30pm Card Making and Donation Drive, Cary Hall
Make cards for Valentine’s Day for hospitalized, veteran and elderly citizens. Drop off donations for COMPASS for Kids to support homeless families. Please donate: children’s books and quiet toys, healthy food baskets, gift cards for groceries, clothing, medicine, public transportation. Open to everyone!!
4:00pm Program Conclusion, Cary Hall
Reflection on the day, and information sharing on regional philanthropic organizationsto provide ongoing participation for volunteers throughout the year. Light refreshments.
Sign up to Volunteer online: http://vols.pt/hvRvKD
For more information, contact Sam Zales: [email protected]