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CITY YEAR: MLK Community Service Projects

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

City Year encourages the community to join its AmeriCorps members for rescheduled MLK Day of Service projects this Saturday, January 27. The volunteer opportunities in Little Rock and Mabelvale will include painting, cleaning, collecting contributions and packaging kits. The projects will benefit students and families at two of the nonprofit’s partner schools, Jacksonville Elementary and Mabelvale Middle.

WHAT:  City Year’s Community Service Projects

WHEN:  Saturday, January 27 from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

WHERE: City Year Office (800 W. Markham St.) and Mabelvale Middle School (10811 Mabelvale West Road)

Individuals interested in donating are encouraged to bring new or used board, video and card games or gaming systems to City Year’s office. They may bring feminine hygiene products to Mabelvale Middle School. Sponsors include Starbucks and Unity Health for Jacksonville’s project and City Year alums, in partnership with the Arkansas Period Poverty Project for Mabelvale.

About City Year Little Rock: City Year Little Rock has served Central Arkansas since 2004. During 2023-2024, AmeriCorps Members are full-time tutors and mentors in the Little Rock School District (Chicot Elementary, Cloverdale Middle, J.A. Fair K – 8 Preparatory Academy, Mabelvale Middle and Stephens Elementary) and Jacksonville North Pulaski School District (Jacksonville Elementary School).

 

About City Year: City Year helps students and schools succeed. Teams of City Year AmeriCorps Members provide support to students, classrooms, and the whole school, helping to ensure that all children receive a high-quality education that prepares them with the skills and mindsets to thrive and contribute to their community. Studies show that schools partnering with City Year were up to two to three times more likely to improve on math and English assessments.

A proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network, City Year is supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service, local school districts and private philanthropy. City Year partners with public schools in 29 communities across the U.S. and through international affiliates in the U.K. and South Africa. Learn more at www.cityyear.org.

Details

Date:
January 27
Time:
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Website:
www.cityyear.org

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