Volunteers Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. By Serving The Homeless Of South Florida
Monday, January 17th, 2010, beginning at 11:00 AM.
Miami Rescue Mission: Center for Men
2020 NW 1st Avenue Miami, FL 33127
Broward Outreach Center: Hollywood
2056 Scott Street Hollywood, FL 33020
Broward Outreach Center: Pompano
1700 Blount Road Pompano Beach, FL 33069
Volunteers will spend the 25th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day helping to serve and entertain the formerly homeless residents of the Miami Rescue Mission/Broward Outreach Centers
The Miami Rescue Mission/Broward Outreach Centers will have a variety of volunteer groups and schools on all three campuses in Miami, Hollywood and Pompano Beach to honor Dr. Kingâ€™s vision of uniting humanity and service to others.
Volunteers will be representing a variety of groups and schools including Florida International University, Barry University, Pentecostal Tabernacle, Broward Community College, Group 7, Plantation High School, Nova University School and many others.
Those volunteer groups will be providing entertainment such as live singers and renditions of Dr. Kingâ€™s â€œI Have a Dreamâ€ speech as well as serving the formerly homeless residents of the Miami Rescue Mission/Broward Outreach Centers.
â€œIâ€™m happy and privileged that I can spend time volunteering and helping those in needâ€¦ I also feel great that I am doing something memorable and makes me feel better about myself,â€ said Broward Community College student Nejenae Clarke.
Since 1922 the Miami Rescue Mission (a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization) Centers have served the homeless and needy men, women, and children of Miami. Every day the organization provides food, shelter, clothing, education, job training, spiritual direction and long-term rehabilitation programs in Miami, Hollywood and Pompano to nearly 1,000 homeless on a daily basis. The mission also has at-risk after-school and summer day camp youth programs. The Miami Rescue Mission started reaching out to the homeless in Broward County in 1992 and in 1997 the Broward Outreach Center in Hollywood was opened. Then in 2002 the Broward Outreach Center in Pompano Beach was opened to serve the homeless in the north end of Broward. For additional information go to:
www.browardoutreachcenter.com or www.miamirescuemission.com