Winthrop to celebrate MLK day with a 10 day service challenge

Posted January 13, 2022 2:23 pm | Filed under Featured, Local News, News

Winthrop University will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a 10-day service challenge.This year’s community service options will be available from Jan. 17-27. Civic Engagement Coordinator Jessica Martin said prizes will be given throughout the week to keep everyone motivated to serve. The organization and individual who completes the most service hours during the 10 days will be recognized at the MLK Reflection lunch on Jan. 28.
The service projects include gardening, tree planting, care package assembling, food donation sorting, playground refreshing and more.
The community service event is coordinated by Winthrop’s MLK Committee, which includes members from Residence Life, Student Engagement, Sustainability, Office of Accessibility, Greek Life, S.O.A.R. and students