MLK’s Dream

MLK 08

(Picture above: Volunteers labeling and sorting through books.)

MLK 08 2

(Picture above: Volunteers putting together boothshelves for the new library.)

Over 60 volunteers came together on MLK day to fulfill King’s education dream. Over 580 books were catalogued and labeled and three large bookshelves were put together. The volunteers included families, Brooklyn Tech Key Club, UMDNJ Physician Assistant students, AmeriCorps Jumpstart, NYC Urban Fellows, students from St. John University, and many other individual volunteers. This children’s library will be a great addition to Hillside House, Met Council’s domestic violence and homeless shelter located in Jamaica Queens. Although we hope to open the library soon to the residents, we are still accepting books. Please contact Ericka at (212) 453-9675 if you would like to donate. Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make MLK day successful!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: