MLK Day of Service 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 9:00am

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” - Martin Luther King Jr. 

Join us as we give back to our community in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., whose life exemplified service to others. Check out our volunteer opportunities below: 

 

random acts of kindness tree

Keep an eye out for the banner in the hallway with random acts of kindness on it. Pick an activity, serve someone else, and then pass it on! 

blood drive

Giving back to your community and helping save a life can take as little as 20 minutes. Join us for our next The Blood Connection Blood Drive hosted at the Kraft Family Y. The bus will be in front of our building from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.   

Five Bean rainbow soup

Beginning December 27, we will be collecting dry ingredients in order to pack Five Bean Rainbow Soup Kits for local families in need through our February Mobile Market. Throughout the days leading up to MLK Day on Jan. 15, we’ll be collecting the following items:

  • Black Beans
  • Red Beans
  • Great Northern Beans
  • Split Peas
  • Lentils
  • Dried Onion Flakes
  • Dried Parsley
  • Dried Basil
  • Quart Sized Zip Lock Bags
  • Snack Size Zip Lock Bags
  • Chili Powder
  • Garlic Powder
  • Pepper
  • Dried Oregano
  • Beef Bouillon Granules
  • Sweet Lemonade Drink Mix

Church world service donations

We are partnering with Church World Service (a refugee resettlement agency), to collect household goods & groceries for a family of four from Congo.

Date & time

Mon., Jan. 21

Location

Kraft Family Y

Registration

Volunteer registration is here. For more information, contact Scoop.Green@YMCATriangle.org