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MLK Day Of Service - January 16


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MLK Day is a national day of service so join us and "Make it a day ON...not a day off!" 

Several MLK  Day events are being hosted in Ames.  Click here to view service projects and sign-up online.  Projects include making care packages, a supermarket stakeout food drive, sorting clothing donations, creating greeting cards, and cleaning and organizing rooms at a shelter.

Also join our Community Cinema and Birthday Celebration events!

Community Cinema:

1-3 pm

Location: Collegiate United Methodist & Wesley Foundation Annex, 130 South Sheldon, Ames

View "Food Stamped;" with 1 out of 8 Americans on food assistance, this documentary explores America's food system & if people can eat a healthy, well-balanced diet on a food stamp budget.  Following the film, discuss Story County's hidden hunger & how we can work toward Dr. King's vision of a community that does not allow hunger, poverty, & homelessness to exist.

Birthday Celebration:

6-7:30 pm

Location: Ames Middle School

A variety of community groups will present songs, skits and speeches celebrating the life and inspirationi of Dr. King.  Birthday cake served from 6-6:20 pm, program from 6:30-7:30 pm.

Food Drive:

A food drive will be conducted throughout MLK Day - canned food and other nonperishable food items can be dropped off at the Collegiate United Methodist & Wesley Foundation Annex's auditorium during the day (9am-4pm) or at the Celebration event in the evening.  Donations will go to the MICA food pantry.

 

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