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MLK Day of Service 2017

NEW EVENT DATE: Saturday, February 18th

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Make sure you're on campus for the MLK Day of Service! Join other UI students, faculty, staff and the Iowa City community for a day of service in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Service locations include HyVee, Ronald McDonald House, Crisis Center, and more! 

Shifts from 8am-12:30pm & 12:30pm-3:30pm

Light breakfast and welcome at the IMU 2nd floor Ballroom at 8am

This event is Advantage Iowa approved.

Participating Agencies Include...

  • Shelter House Community Shelter & Transition Services
  • The Crisis Center of Johnson County (Food Bank)
  • United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties

Needed Items Include...

Crisis Center

  • Canned fruit and 100 percent fruit juice
  • Peanut butter and canned meals
  • Pasta and rice
  • Hearty soups and stews
  • Canned vegetables
  • Toilet paper
  • Baby formula
  • Baby diapers
  • Laundry detergent
  • Other non-perishable food items

Shelter House

  • Over-the-counter medications:
  • Acid reducer
  • Blankets (sizes twin and full)
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry detergent
  • Adult diapers (small and medium)
  • Diapers (size 5 and up)
  • Hotel/sample sizes of shampoo, conditioner, and lotion
  • Facial Tissue
  • Ear plugs


Saturday, February 18, 2017

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
125 North Madison Street, Iowa City, Iowa

Event Type

Community Event




Division of Student Life, College of Public Health

General Interest

After Class, Diversity, Outreach Iowa, Black History Month, Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week


MLK, martin luther king, Jr.



Contact Name

Charlotte Brown

Contact Email

Contact Phone Number



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