Saturday, January 19, 2013

250,000 Volunteer for Day of Service

Michelle Nunn, the CEO for Points of Light writes: 


This weekend, more than 250,000 individuals will honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through hands-on volunteer projects in hundreds of communities nationwide, thanks to the combined efforts of Points of Light and its affiliates, Target and the Corporation for National and Community Service.

On January 19, a day designated by President Barack Obama as a National Day of Service, 10,000 of those volunteers will convene in Washington, D.C. for UNITE America in Service, an event endorsed by the Presidential Inaugural Committee.

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