MLK Day of Service

Monday marked the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service across the nation. Like a lot of organizations, we hosted a day of service which included community gardening, sorting food and produce, working in Kids In Need and fixing up our food drive barrels. Volunteers from places like Impact Church, Turner Broadcasting and Morehouse College, Dr. King's alma mater, came bright and early that morning ready to work. And it's incredible what they accomplished. They...

  • Sorted 26,588 lbs. of food--enough for 17,725 meals
  • Sorted 4,554 lbs. of school supplies and bundled 300 lbs. of pencils and envelopes for Kids In Need
  • Bagged 10,000 lbs. of potatoes
  • Refurbished and repostered 300 food drive barrels
  • Helped with projects at Metro Urban Farms and Tapestry Gardens
 
Thank you to all those who came and participated in our day's opportunities! It's incredible to honor one of Atlanta's sons in this way.