MLK Day of Service
MLK Joint Day of Service
Second Harvest Food Bank and Other Sites Dealing With Food Security and Service to Veterans
SATURDAY, JANUARY 16TH, 2016
Second Harvest Food Bank
331 Great Circle Road, Nashville, TN 37228
11:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
“Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.”
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Join 200 volunteers from Belmont, Fisk, Lipscomb, Tennessee State University, Trevecca and Vanderbilt, as well as other area colleges and universities in honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by helping to alleviate hunger in Middle TN, around the nation and throughout the world through donating and sorting food at Second Harvest, Feed the Children and a sweet potato drop, working in urban gardens including The Nashville Food Project and Trevecca Urban Farm and an art project with homeless veterans in our community in collaboration with Room In The Inn's veteran's program.
We'll gather at Second Harvest Food Bank for fellowship, orientation, and a kick-off rally before dividing into groups and going to the service projects. We'll assemble together again afterwards for a time of reflection and celebration.
Belmont Univeristy Volunteers Click Here to Register
All other College and University Volunteers Click Here to Register
The event will begin at Second Harvest Food Bank, 331 Great Circle Rd, Nashville, TN 37228. We will share a meal together, have a brief program, and then depart to a variety of service sites. Afterwards, we'll gather again at Second Harvest for a time of reflection and celebration.
11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. - Sign-in/ Registration and Lunch (pizza)
12:00 -12:30 p.m. - Presentation/ Speaker
12:45 p.m. - Depart for Service Sites
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. - Serving at service sites
4:00 p.m. - Reflection + snacks
4:30 p.m. - End
This MLK Day of Service project is funded in part by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency that strengthens communities through service.
Office of Active Citizenship and Service
For more information, contact Tim Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org, 615-460-5431.