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Video and Photos: 2018 MLK Day of Service

1/15/18 Lynn Museum/LynnArts was the headquarters this year for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service in Lynn. After meeting in the Museum to hear from organizer Jaime Figueroa, who chaired the event this year, La Vida Scholars, Congressman Seth Moulton and Mayor McGee, an estimated 400 people spread throughout the city to…

Photos of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Volunteers

1/16/17 Here are some of the fine folks, young and old, who helped out around Lynn today on various projects.  There was a non-perishable food drive at Stop & Shop and Compare Supermarkets organized by the Lynn Youth Health Alliance (sadly, didn’t get that on camera). Last year, they collected roughly 400lbs of food. The…

Veterans Participate in MLK Day of Volunteerism

Members of the Leonne E. Abbott American Legion Post 57, Swampscott delivered 100 specialty bags filled with toiletries to the New England Center for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court Street, Boston, on January 20th. The bags were filled by volunteers at Lynn’s 4th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Post 57 members from left…

Some Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Photos

Today was the 4th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in Lynn. A coalition of organizations including the Lynn Community Association, Girls Inc., Coalition that Cares (CTC), Social Capital, Inc., RAW Arts, Circle of Nations, and The Food Project sent approximately 320 volunteers to service projects throughout the city. These photos are from…