Barnard Reach Out: MLK Day of Service (January 17, 2011)

Registration for the Barnard Reach Out: MLK Day of Service program is now closed.

Please contact Valerie Chow, Program Director, Internship Program/Civic Engagement, Barnard Career Development, at or 212-854-4214 with any questions regarding the Barnard Reach Out: MLK Day of Service program.

    Barnard College NYCCAH MLK Serve-a-Thon Projects:

    St. Marks United Methodist Church

    Founded in 1871, the St. Marks United Methodist Church is a member of the New York Conference of the United Methodist Church and is in the process of reestablishing its community food pantry. Volunteers are needed to paint and reorganize the church’s community computer facility, which is used to help educate community members who do not have access to a computer about the basics of navigating programs and the internet. • Location: 49-55 Edgecombe Avenue, New York, NY 10038 • Project Time: 9:30AM – 2PM

    Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries

    Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries seeks to encourage the social, educational, spiritual, and economic growth of the “Hell’s Kitchen” community. The Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries offer non-sectarian, multifaceted educational opportunities and direct services to community residents through partnerships between Metro Baptist Church, area residents, mission organizations, and community service providers. Each month, over 450 persons are provided emergency food assistance. Volunteers are needed to help with a much-needed revitalization of the food pantry space at Rauschenbusch. Volunteers will be painting the cafeteria/pantry room that houses most the organization’s social service programs—after school, food pantry, clothes closet, toiletry distribution, among others. • Location: 410 West 40th Street, New York, NY 10018 • Project Time: 11AM – 3PM • Please wear clothes that you don't mind getting paint on.

    SCAN / La Guardia Memorial House

    SCAN (Supportive Children's Advocacy Network) New York has evolved from a crisis-focused child welfare service provider, to a holistic, community-based family and children’s service center. SCAN's family service programming focuses on setting and attaining positive goals, resolving family crisis, and building on parent, child and family strength. A team of volunteers is needed to help beautify SCAN’s social service site. Volunteers will be rearranging furniture and painting office spaces in the SCAN East Harlem building to make the environment warmer for the community members SCAN serves. • Location: 307 East 116th Street, New York, NY 10029 • Project Time: 11AM – 3PM
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