MLK Day of Service Events 2022

Natural Lands Hildacy Preserve
Jan. 17, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Volunteer Opportunity: Grab gloves and join fellow volunteers in removing invasive plant species, nurturing native plants, and restoring habitats.
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Penn State Brandywine
Jan. 17 – 21
Combating Racism and Building Community (week of programs)
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Trinity Swarthmore
Jan. 17, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Caring For Friends: assembling breakfast bags
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Shevlin Foundation
Jan. 17
Feed the Need: prepare/deliver a hot meal, as well as, deliver clothing (socks, gloves, hats and coats)

CASA Youth Advocates
Jan. 3 – 17
Book Drive
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Circle of Giving
Jan. 17, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Donation Drive
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Every Child Counts and Media Theatre
Jan. 4 – 17
Collecting Donations
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Making a Change Group
Jan. 17
Vaccine Clinic
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Media Fellowship House
Jan. 17, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Volunteer Opportunity: Help sort, box, and transfer toiletries to organizations that assist women and families in Philadelphia and Delaware County.
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Media Fellowship House and NAACP Media Area Branch
Sun. Jan. 16, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Commemoration and Spirit Hall of Fame
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Prospect Park Youth Club and the Prospect Park Fire Company
Jan. 17, 8:00 a.m. – noon
Food Donation Drive at Prospect Park Fire Company (1001 Lincoln Ave., Prospect Park)
Suggested non-perishable food items are canned food, jars of peanut butter or jelly, rice, cereal, dried fruit/raisins, breakfast bars/healthy snacks, and more. Donations will benefit the Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry and the Delaware County Community College food pantry for students.
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Prospect Hill Baptist Church
Jan. 17, Noon, 703 Lincoln Ave., Prospect Park
Community Reading of “I have a Dream” speech. Members of the community are welcome to come to read or hear part of this historic speech.
Contact: paulkennethjohnson@yahoo if you would like to read a portion of the speech.

Delaware County Libraries
Jan. 17, 7:00 p.m.
Following in the Footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: His Influence on Education and Ministry
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Teachers’ Teammates
Jan. 15 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Jan. 16 1:00 – 3:30 p.m., Jan. 17 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Volunteer Opportunity: Teacher’s Teammates will be cleaning and tidying its warehouse in Folcroft, including cleaning, sorting, counting and bundling donations, filling teachers’ orders and wiping down surfaces and spaces in the warehouse. Individuals, families and groups can sign up to work at the warehouse or pick up donations that can be sorted at their own location (i.e. home, school, workplace) and returned to the warehouse or at a mutually agreed upon location. Children are welcome if accompanied by a parent. In advance, volunteers can collect donations (Accepted Donation List) and bring them with them to the warehouse.
Questions? Contact: Raelyn Harman