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MLK Day of Service

This Monday, January 15, 2018 YouthBuild McLean County students and staff will spend the day completing service projects within the community to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Collectively, 150 hours will be spent on activities such as painting a mural, creating inspirational cards, reading Martin Luther King Jr’s story to children, making MLK-themed art, and various construction and beautification projects whose beneficiaries include Pet Central Helps, YWCA, Salvation Army, and Bromenn Hospice.  “Instead of taking a day off for the holiday, our students and staff take the day on to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy”, said Tracey Polson, Executive Director.  “Service is a great way for our students to give back to the community and make a positive impact.  This is one of our favorite days of the year because we can see the big impact of helping our neighbors when we all come together.”

Earlier Event: December 20
Lock-In Fall 2017
Later Event: February 9
The Next Step: Inspiration Fair