SAVE THE DATE! January 16, 2017 MLK Day of Service

Make Jan. 16 2017 MLK Day a Day of Service for the Cambridge Community

The 7th MLK Day of Service event is well into the planning process! Join us for an afternoon of hands-on service projects! Make fleece scarves and blankets for homeless children and adults. Make Valentines for elders and veterans. Sort food, winter clothing, books and toiletries for people in need and more!

Don’t come empty handed! Bring a can of food, gently used winter clothing or a children’s book for someone in need.

Monday January 16
2 – 5 pm
Central Square, Cambridge
City Hall, Senior Center, YWCA and St. Peter’s Church

All ages welcome! We need everyone’s helping hands!

Free! Register at:  http://manyhelpinghands365.org/registration-mlk/

And follow us on Twitter: @MHH365 or find us on Facebook.

2300 Volunteers at MHH365’s 2014 MLK DAY of Service Make A Difference!

Two thousand three hundred people with “helping hands” made a difference to hundreds of people in need at this year’s MHH MLK Day of Service. Everything given, sorted, and made was donated to people helped by over 72 non-profits, agencies and organizations in Cambridge, Somerville and Boston. 

We made:
157 Fleece blankets for homeless children
401 Fleece scarves for homeless teens and adults
2544 Valentine’s Day cards for homebound Cambridge elders, veterans, servicemen and women overseas, and wounded veterans
1530 Activity kits for children waiting in Emergency Rooms
1654 Bookmarks for adults and children in Cambridge literacy and ESL programs

We sorted and donated:
81 Bags of donated winter clothing
74 Bags of donated food for 12 Cambridge food pantries
54 Bags of donated children’s books
2950 Bags of donated toiletries

Cambridge Hotels Lend Helping Hands!

Eleven Of  Our Best Hotels Join The MLK Day of Service

Many of Cambridge’s wonderful hotels have stepped up to donate close to  2,000  brand new travel-sized toiletries to this year’s MLK Day of Service event. These items were assembled into  kits for folks in Cambridge’s domestic violence  and homeless shelters during the MMH 365 MLK Day of Service event on January 21, 2013

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