Category: MLK Service Project


Solarize Decatur-DeKalb is proud to announce it is teaming up with the MLK Day Service Project to donate solar energy systems to qualified homeowners. The solar energy generated will reduce…
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Paul Mitchel, who has been the Martin Luther King Jr. Service Project chairman since 2010, is stepping down as chair. Paul has been volunteering with the Service Project since its…
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The Decatur Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Project planning committee announces the cancelation of the January 16-18, 2021 Service Project due to lingering and ongoing issues related to the COVID-19…
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When, in 1968, Joy Jackson, her husband, and children moved from California to Decatur, there were no organized summer activities for Mrs. Jackson’s daughters. The two boys had options, but…
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Former Mayor Elizabeth Wilson Speaks Out on the MLK Service Project “What a Difference These Little Things Make” Sitting on her serene, screened-in front porch, former Decatur Mayor Elizabeth Wilson…
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Raise a Fork, Fix a Home Dine at participating great Decatur restaurants on October 18. A percentage of the day’s proceeds goes to the Decatur MLK Service Project, a large…
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15th Anniversary of MLK Service Project Helping Senior Citizens Project Set for Jan. 14-16, 2017 Decatur’s Martin Luther King Jr. Service Project is celebrating the 15th anniversary of this volunteer…
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On Tuesday, June 23rd, the MLK Service Project hosted a get together at Eddie’s Attic as a ‘Thank You’ for all those in leadership positions.  A great time was had…
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14th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Service Project Works on 47 Homes Decatur’s 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Service Project once again brought together community members and volunteers from…
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We had over 1,300 volunteers this year.   If you value the time (8,860 hours) donated at standard rates – this works out to over $196,000 dollars of donated time.  Add…
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