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MLK Day of Service 2013

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh

Monday, January 21, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (EST)

MLK Day of Service 2013

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Habitat relies on donations to help make MLK Day possible to provide a great experience, free t-shirts, and free breakfast and lunch. Please consider donating to help support this event!
Children's Museum
Different activities with the youth about leadership and diversity. Be a role model, Be a leader! https://pittsburghkids.org/
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Ronald McDonald House
Volunteers will prepare lunch and snacks for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House, help to clean the place, and take a tour. If you like cooking, sign up! www.rmhcpgh.org/ volunteers are responsible for arranging and purchasing the meals.
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August Wilson Center
Volunteers will interact in workshops and activies around diversity and leadership. MLK once said "Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve" www.augustwilsoncenter.org/
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Lawrenceville United
Help to clean up Lawrenceville, painting project. I guess this is what you call "Redd Up" ? www.lunited.org/
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Linus Project
Volunteers will help sorting the stash of donated fabric/yarn, making cardboard tags that individual blanket makers attach to each blanket OR cutting donated nursing scrubs into usable fabric pieces.. NOTE: If there are volunteers with sewing skills, they can utilize you in the assembly and completion of blankets!
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Braddock Ohringer Building Demolition
Volunteers will be performing demolition and cleaning out of a floor in the Ohringer Building so that it can be turned into livable space. Must be able to lift heavy objects and not have respiratory problems. Great for those needing to get out some frustration...
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Meals on Wheels
Help to deliver meals to elderly in McKeesport area. It will surely make their day!
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McKeesport American Legion
Help to paint the American Legion for Veterans to have a revtialized space. Serve those who served for us.
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First Presbyterian Church
Help to clean and repaint part of this church downtown. A new paint job will make them say "Hallelujah!" www.fpcp.org/
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Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
75-100 volunteers needed to help with food drive, repack, sort/organize, and will be taken on a tour. That's a lot of food.. www.pittsburghfoodbank.org/
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Education Partnership
Volunteers needed to help manage the checkout and stock shelves for teachers to shop for school supplies. www.theeducationpartnership.org/
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Light of Life Rescue Mission
Volunteers will help to prepare lunch and serve lunch to homeless, help clean the facility www.lightoflife.org/
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Off The Floor Pittsburgh
Painting the warehouse that supplies low-income families with furniture offthefloorpittsburgh.org/
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help to assemble science kits for schools www.assetinc.org/
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Jewish Association on Aging   more info 1 Ticket Ended Free  
Catholic Charities
Volunteers will assemble care bags and deliver them to the homless at Light of Life. It will surely "warm" their hearts this winter. www.ccpgh.org/
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Animal Rescue Leage
Volunteers will help to clean up the space inside and outside the shelter. Who does't want to help little puppy dogs? www.animalrescue.org/
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Western PA Humane Society
Volunteers will help to clean the surrounding area where dogs walk. Woof www.wpahumane.com/
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Gay & Lesbian Community Center
Volunteers will repaint the community center to be a bright, inviting safe space for the community. www.glccpgh.org
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Heritage Community Initiatives
Deep cleaning, minor repairs and some painting at the early childhood care centers in Braddock. Help keep these youth centers safe and clean for the kids! www.heritageserves.org
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Allegheny Cleanways Tire Cleanup
Help get tires out of illegal dumpsites and transport them back to Braddock for recycling. www.alleghenycleanways.org
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Earthen Vessels Outreach Renovation
Volunteers will work with Earthen Vessels Outreach on a meaningful Renovation project www.evo-pgh.org/
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Family House
Make lunch and baked goods, and play some games/activities, with guests who are staying at the Family House who have family members at area hospitals. This location is in Oakland at University Place. Perfect for a small group. www.familyhouse.org
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Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Help clean, dust, and organize our ReStore so that customers can easily find merchandise! Remember all proceeds benefit our affordable housing programs right here in Pittsburgh! www.pittsburghhabitat.org
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Asbury Heights Senior Care
Assist in activities interacting with residents at Asbury Heights! ****NOTE: this event ends early and you'll head back to Braddock at 11:30 www.asburyheights.org
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Event Details

Join Habitat in "BUILDING A Stronger Community Through Service"

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh is pleased to host its 2nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on January 21st, 2013. Join us as we make this another "day on" not a day off.

In January 2012, HFHGP engaged nearly 275 volunteers on several service projects. This year, we will be engaging over 500 volunteers at 25 different service projects.

Above you will see what projects you can register for. Volunteers are expected to meet at Braddock Community Center in the morning at 8:30 for breakfast, t-shirts, registration, orientation and opening ceremony. You will then travel to your service site. After your service, you will head back to Braddock around 1:30PM for lunch and closing ceremony.


8:00-8:45 - Registration, T-shirts, Breakfast in Braddock Community Center

8:45-9:00 - Opening ceremony, orientation

9:00- Dismissal, travel to service sites

9:30-1:15 - Service activities

1:15-1:30 - Reflection at service site

1:30Travel back to Braddock Community Center

2:00 - 2:45 - Lunch catered by Chef Kevin Sousa (Union Pig & Chicken)

2:45-3:15 - Closing ceremony, speakers, reflection, dismissal of the day

*Every volunteer must register individually (i.e. the Wilson family of 4 must register each family member)

Large groups (20+) should contact organizer to register

This event is made possible by the following financial or partner groups:

Service For Peace

Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Area Jewish Committee

Chef Kevin Sousa

Have questions about MLK Day of Service 2013? Contact Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh

When & Where

Braddock Community Center
416 Library St
Braddock, PA 15104

Monday, January 21, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (EST)

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