Martin Luther King Day a day "on" at USF

There will be plenty of ways to show support for Dr. Martin Luther King's ideals of equality and love of all humanity during "A Day On, Not a Day Off," USF's recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 16. Other events will take place throughout January.

MLK Day Events

January 16—Continental Breakfast at 10:30 a.m. in Achatz Atrium; Call to Service at 11 a.m. in Gunderson Auditorium; and the community service projects listed below for the USF community of employees, students and alumni:

  1. Project Linus – NC gymnasium
  2. Love Community Center
  3. Vincent Village clean up
  4. Letters and care packages for military – Clare Hall, 3rd floor conference room
  5. Children’s Hope Hospitality House
  6. Associated Churches Food Bank
  7. On Campus Donation Boxes (Fleece for Project Linus, supplies for military, donations for ASPCA)
  8. Beds/pillows for pets – NC gymnasium
  9. Mustard Seed Furniture Bank
  10. Boys and Girls Club
  11. Center for Non-Violence
  12. St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store
  13. Ave Maria House
  14. Fort Wayne Urban League
  15. Fort Wayne Rescue Mission

Most projects involve cleaning, organizing or painting. Details will follow.

January 22—Movie “Crossing Salween” sponsored by Just Peace at 8:15 p.m. in Bonzel Hall
January 24—Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion, “King and Labor: The Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike” at 7 p.m. in Brookside Ballroom
January 26—Poetry and art in “A Celebration of African American Artists” at 6:30 p.m. in Brookside Ballroom
January 26—Red Cross blood drive from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. at the North Campus

For additional information or to sign up, please contact Trina Boedeker at 260-399-8080 or Angie Springer at 260-399-8066.