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MLK Day of Service at El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank

Volunteers and local dignitaries volunteer at El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank for MLK day of service

Join us at El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank on Monday, January 17, from 8am to 1 pm for a day of service honoring Martin Luther King’s legacy and our community’s service to the borderland.

Event Description:

The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 17, 2022, is the 27th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy. Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off,” MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.

Event Date/Time:

Mon, Jan 17, 2022 – 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Volunteers:  50 volunteers are needed. There is still time to sign-up.

So far, 20 people have signed up and 3 elected officials are planning to attend:

Texas Senator Cesar Blanco

Texas Representative Claudia Ordaz Perez

Texas Representative Mary E. González

Event Location:

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank, 9541 Plaza Circle, El Paso Texas 79927

Event Schedule:

8:00 AM – Welcome and Project Orientations

8:30 AM – Service Project

12:00 PM – Film Screening of “Starved: Our Food Insecurity Crisis”, discussion will follow

1:00 PM – Wrap Up

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