Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?
–Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The 17th annual Global Citizen/Greater Philadelphia King Day of Service is expected to be the largest MLK Day event in the nation. Approximately 80,000 volunteers of all ages and backgrounds from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware will participate in more than 1,200 community projects, resulting in breaking down barriers, building ongoing partnerships and promoting a realization that we have more in common than our differences. Regardless of politics, this message of service is the message Dr. King wanted our country to spread.
So, if you have a little extra time on this holiday, perhaps you can answer Dr. King’s question, “What are you doing for others?” I’m sure the answer is creating a legacy of service that would make Dr. King proud.
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