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--From Points of LightMillions of Americans will come together during the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, in a weekend of service and dialogue to honor the memory of Dr. King and the causes for which he gave his life. We have witnessed Americans are at our best when we are united in lending a hand, helping our neighbors, and building better communities.
Points of Light, with the support from the GE Foundation, the Corporation for National and Community Service, Independent Television Service and the Family Dinner Project will be in a unique position to bring our nation’s communities together in volunteer service to honor Dr. King’s legacy.
Points of Light has tools and resources for you to host an America’s Sunday Supper in your community, including conversation starters, celebrity chef recipes, and downloadable films.
Host an America’s Sunday Supper.
Celebrity chef recipes, conversation topics, film resources and step by step directions and resources are here. You could win a Target GiftCard® if you register your America’s Sunday Supper by Tuesday, January 13.
Join Conversations Online:
Join Points of Light and the Family Dinner Project for a Twitter chat (search and use #familydinnerforward) Tuesday, January 13, 12 – 1 p.m. EST to learn easy ways to spark civic dialogue and engage in acts of service -- at the dinner table and beyond.
America’s Sunday Supper conversation online: Tune in to HuffPost Live on Thursday, January 15, from 12:30 -12:50 p.m. EST with Tracy Hoover, President of Points of Light and a celebrity guest.
Refer to our Marketing Toolkit for sample social media posts and easy ways you can participate online.
Tell us what you’re doing on MLK Day. Snap a picture on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and tag it with #MLKDay2015.
Volunteer on MLK Day.
You can find projects in your community here.
Learn more about how you can be involved at www.pointsoflight.org/mlk.