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Posted on: January 3, 2022

[ARCHIVED] MLK Call to Service Rescheduled for Jan. 28 through Feb. 4

Martin Luther King Jr

In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who said “Everybody can be great because everybody can serve,” the Town of Fort Mill is hosting its MLK Call to Service Day. PLEASE NOTE, due to recent and upcoming winter weather, the Town has rescheduled the event to include a full week, from Friday, Jan. 28 through Friday, Feb. 4, 2022.

The Town will be spotlighting seven area organizations that each need critical items for the populations they serve. We ask residents to serve their community and honor Dr. King’s legacy by donating the items listed below from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, and with extended hours until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 2, at Town Hall (200 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill). You can also download the flyer here.

Adult Enrichment Center/Renew Memory Care: Requesting gift cards to Lowe's or Walmart for supplies for clients with dementia

Bethel Men's Shelter: Requesting men's sweatshirts and sweatpants (all sizes); new or gently used sneakers (men's sizes 10 and up)

Classroom Ready: Requesting new, high-quality, full-size backpacks

Fort Mill Care Center: Requesting cereal, oatmeal, grits, pancake mix & syrup, peanut butter, jelly and granola bars

Historic Paradise Foundation: Requesting gift cards to Walmart to buy supplies for their after-school program

Palmetto Women's Center: Requesting diapers (size 1 and larger) and baby wipes

York County Council on Aging: Requesting washing detergent, dishwashing liquid, jackets and scarves

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