United Way of the Greater Triangle (UWGT) will commemorate 2019 MLK Day of Service through multiple events throughout the Triangle. We invite the community to join us as we sponsor and support the following events:
– UWGT is a major sponsor and supporter of the Committee’s events. The theme of 2019’s commemoration is “Our Time, Our Stand, Our Destiny”. Events include:
– UWGT is a presenting sponsor of this festival. Over 600 members of the community will gather at Durham Central Park to help collect, sort and prepare books while enjoying music, food trucks, mascots and other entertainment. Over 43,000 books were collected at last year’s festival. There are two ways that community volunteers can be involved:
Visit Book Harvest for details on both of the above opportunities.
– UWGT will be engaging 500+ employees from corporate partner organizations in volunteer opportunities at their respective sites and at community events.
– We are encouraging the community to support our agency partners and other community organizations by filling their volunteer needs. Visit our volunteer portal to find available opportunities with our partner and community organizations.
Living United means that we never go it alone and our MLK, Jr. celebration is no exception. Thanks to everyone who is working so tirelessly to make this event possible. A special thank you to the Triangle MLK, Jr. Committee, our hundreds of corporate donors and thousands of individual donors, and to Wells Fargo, our signature sponsor for United Way’s MLK Day of Service activities.
For More Information Contact:
Emily Page, United Way of the Greater Triangle