NCCU to Host MLK Day of Service on Jan. 14

Posted January 09, 2023, 4:33PM

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) will celebrate the legacy of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with its annual day of service on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023.

Sponsored by the university’s Office of Community Engagement and Service, the event will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the LeRoy T. Walker Physical Education and Recreation Sports Complex at 1450 Alston Avenue. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

Volunteers from the university and Durham communities will work with the Rise Against Hunger organization to make meal packages for local underserved communities as well as create no-sew blankets for veterans and military families.

Leonardo Williams, '05, '15, Durham City Council member, will also provide remarks.

For more information on how to volunteer, please contact Ruby Messick, assistant director of partner engagement, at [email protected] or 919-475-2367.

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The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 7 p.m. in the NCCU Student Center Event Hall at 500 Nelson St.