The city of Dunwoody is working with local non-profit organizations to host MLK Jr. Day of Service, an annual community volunteer opportunity. CONTRIBUTED

Dunwoody hosts MLK Jr. Day of Service

The city of Dunwoody invites citizens and community members to volunteer at the city’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, taking place 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21 at Brook Run Park, according to a press release.

The city of Dunwoody, in partnership with the Dunwoody-Atlanta Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc. and in collaboration with the Community Assistance Center, Second Helpings Atlanta, the Dunwoody Nature Center, The Daffodil Project and Trees Atlanta have come together to host the third annual MLK Jr. Day of Service in Dunwoody.

This is a free event for all ages to give back to the community. Sign-up for an opportunity to participate by visiting the Dunwoody Parks Registration Portal. Opportunities include: planting trees, cleaning up a Dunwoody park, daffodil planting, sharing time at local senior living centers, or completing projects at the CAC. Volunteers can also make a donation of non-perishable food items to one of the donation bins on the day of the event at the pavilion at Brook Run Park.

Volunteers will check-in at 8:30 a.m.at the pavilion at Brook Run Park (4770 N. Peachtree Road, Dunwoody) where the morning will begin with registration, donuts, coffee, music and giveaways. Volunteers can either stay in Brook Run Park or drive to their selected volunteer location with a goal of concluding activities at noon.

Sign-up through the Parks Registration Portal at https://secure.rec1.com/GA/dunwoody-ga/catalog, choosing the ‘MLK Jr. Day of Service’ tab, selecting a session/location of how you would like to volunteer.

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