What was supposed to be a day off became a day on for volunteers at the Gregory School in Trenton who participated in an MLK Day of Service.
MLK Day is a federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. and observed on the third Monday of January, and this year it falls on the slain civil rights leader’s actual birthday – January 15.
At 9 a.m. Monday, volunteers from the corporate, religious and school communities began painting bathrooms, doing general cleaning and making things like indoor hopscotch mats and snowman kits.
Principal Michael Rosenberg said the idea took hold when …read more
Source: NJ.com Mercer