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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Activities

martin luther king jr day of service

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?” Each year, Americans across the country answer that question by coming together on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday to serve their neighbors and communities.

Here at Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care, several of our locations are holding special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service activities and events. Check the list below to join one near you.

AKRON

Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care invites you to join in the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a Day of Service. At this event, you can:

  • Explore how you can become an Ultimate Giver
  • Consider serving by giving of your time, talents and treasures
  • Learn the healthy benefits of volunteering
  • Make gifts to bring sunshine to those in their time of greatest need

Location:

Austintown Senior Center
112 Westchester Drive
Austintown, OH 44515

Date: Monday, January 15, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm –4:00 pm

Light refreshments will be provided. Door prizes will be awarded. Everyone is welcome to attend. For additional information, contact, Robin Brown at (330) 899-9100.

 

CINCINNATI

Our Cincinnati team is honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by hosting a donation drive for the Cincinnati and Fort Thomas Veteran’s Affairs Medical Centers. From January 1, 2018 through January 15, 2018, Crossroads Hospice will be collecting donations at our office in Cincinnati.

All donations will be delivered to the VA on January 15, 2018 in observation of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. 100% of these donations will help provide supplemental resources needed to support programs and services for Veterans in our community. All donations will be delivered on 01/15/18, in observance of the MLK Day of Service.

Drop-Off Location:

Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care
4380 Glendale Milford Rd.

Cincinnati, OH 45242
(513) 793-5070

Drop-Off Hours: 9am – 5pm

Donation Request List

  • T-shirts (all sizes)
  • Socks
  • Underwear (all sizes)
  • Scarves/gloves/hats
  • Rain ponchos
  • Toiletry items
  • Inflatable mattresses
  • Reading glasses
  • Female hygiene products
  • Blankets
  • Laundry detergent
  • Cases of bottled water
  • Baby items
  • Travel-size umbrellas
  • Hard candy
  • Back packs/duffle bags
  • Sleeping bags
  • Gift cards

MEMPHIS

Our Memphis team invites you to participate in our Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service event benefiting patients with life-limiting conditions.

What better way to celebrate this day than by joining together in service to those in need? Bring a friend and join us in making a variety of crafts for patients. (Youth under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult.)

Location:

Crossroads Hospice
1669 Shelby Oaks Dr., Suite 106
Memphis, TN 38134

Date: January 15, 2018

Time: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

RSVP by 1/12/2018 by email.

Please contact our Volunteer Department with any questions at 901-382-9292

If you don’t see your area listed and are seeking ways to volunteer, please give us a call at 1-888-564-3405 or complete our volunteer application online. Our Volunteer Managers are seeking volunteers to assist our terminally ill patients in a variety of roles including companionship visits, reading to patients, playing music, pet visits, and office support.

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