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Summit MLK Day of Service Set for Jan. 20, Volunteers and Donations Needed

The Alternative Press Staff

Monday, January 13, 2014 • 9:50am

SUMMIT, NJ - Summit's 16th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is planned for Monday, January 20, at several locations in Summit, from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

There are additional theme-based events before and after the Monday holiday. By checking the schedule of events, participant can learn details about donations of items for those in need, and necessary attendance for sorting and packing to reach the intended.  Donations are very much needed, including clothing, books, toiletries, baby layettes, school supplies and other items.  
 
The Day of Services motto is: "Volunteer For An Hour. Serve For a Day. Change for a Lifetime. Make it a DAY ON, not a Day OFF!"  Dr. King believed that everyone can be great because everyone can serve. All ages are welcome.  The Annual Day of Service is made possible through the generosity of all Donors and Sponsors of Shaping Summit Together, a 501(c)3 organization consisting of community agencies, individuals, houses of worship and not-for-profits dedicated to ensuring that Summit stakeholders work together to help Summit reach its full potential as a mature, diverse, suburban community.
 
Visit www.shapingsummittogether.org for the 2014 schedule of activities.
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