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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Service

(Madeline Hoffman, 11, showing off one of the Buddee Bags she made at Girard College during the MLK Day of Service event.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

A Young Girl’s Grown-Up Idea For Helping Others

When Madeline Hoffman’s grandmother taught her how to sew, she decided put her newfound skills to good use by creating wheelchair and walker bags for those in need.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/26/2015

(Volunteers take part in a number of projects at Girard College on the 2015 Martin Luther King Day of Service.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Thousands Take Part in MLK Day Service Projects Across Delaware Valley

Five thousand volunteers converged on Girard College’s campus, headquarters for the day’s event, to participate in 150 service projects.

01/19/2015

(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Gears Up For 20th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Service

A kick-off event was held Wednesday at Girard College, the headquarters for the nation’s largest day of service.

01/07/2015

Girard College is set up for the 18th annual Greater Philadelphia Day of Service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Volunteers will be giving out netbooks in an effort to bridge the digital divide. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Girard College Focuses On ‘Bridging The Digital Divide’ During MLK Day Of Service

At Girard College, they say about 4,000 people will give their time today, all part of the 18th annual Greater Philadelphia Day of Service.

01/21/2013

(Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY, Getty Images)

Free Pet Vaccinations At Penn For MLK Day Of Service

Free pet vaccinations will be administered later this month at an area animal hospital as part of Martin Luther King day of service. Low-income households are encouraged to sign up for an appointment.

01/03/2012

(Photo by Mark Abrams)

Philly “Day Of Service” Founder Says This Year’s Will Be Huge

“On January 17th, in the 16th annual Martin Luther King Day of Service, we are expecting another record turnout: this time 75,000, serving in 1,200 projects,” said Todd Benstein.

01/05/2011

(File photo of a previous day of service)

MLK Day Of Service Less Than A Month Away

The 16th annual Martin Luther King Jr. day of service in Philadelphia, which is the largest of its kind in the nation, will be held January 17th across the region.

12/20/2010

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