Make it a Day ON – Not a Day OFF. MLK Day of Service! UPDATE: BIG TURNOUT SPURS OVER 200 CARE PACKAGES!
OVER 70 VOLUNTEERS INCLUDING STUDENTS, PARENTS, TEACHERS, SCOUTS AND OTHER GROUPS TURNED OUT TO DONATE THEIR TIME ON MLK DAY OF SERVICE! OVER 200 CARE PACKAGES WERE PREPARED FOR OUR SOLDIERS AND WILL BE SENT TO OPERATION GRATITUDE!
MUCH NEEDED SUPPLIES FOR THE HOMELESS WERE ALSO DONATED TO AN ORGANIZATION BASED IN TRENTON, NJ!
THIS IS PALMYRA RESIDENTS CARING ABOUT THEIR GREATER COMMUNITY!
Several organizers of the event (from L to R): Kaya Robinson (PHS Student Representative to Borough Council), Council President Tim Howard, Borough employee Selina Korab, Councilmember Bernadette Russell, Councilmember Michelle McCann, Borough employee and Public Events Organizer Michele Sykes, Mayor Gina Tait, Councilmember Brandon Allmond, Patrick Tait (PHS Student Representative to Borough Council),
and Borough employee Christiana Quinton.
Looking for an opportunity to VOLUNTEER on MLK Day of Service, Monday, January 20th?
JOIN US FOR OPERATION GRATITUDE & COLLECTION DRIVE!
JANUARY 20, 2020
PALMYRA COMMUNTIY CENTER
30 W. Broad St. Palmyra, NJ
The Borough is looking for volunteers to join us in a letter writing campaign and packing “care packs” for the military and the homeless.
Please drop off any of the following items to the Community Center or Palmyra Borough Hall and then join us as we write to our troops and send care packs of love and support.
All Purpose Wipes (Single & 30 Ct. Packs or Less)
Batteries (“AA” and/or “AAA”)
Deodorant (Travel Size, non-aerosol)
Drink Mix (Individual Serving Packets)
Jerky (Individual Bags)
Pencils (Mechanical Preferred)
Powder (Travel Size)
Puzzle Books (7×10 Preferred sized)
Sewing kits (Travel Size)
Socks (Black Crew Length)
Sunscreen (Travel Size, non-aerosol)
Toothpaste & brush (Travel Size)
Handmade with Love items:
- Cool Ties
- Knit or Crocheted Hats and Scarves
- Paracord Survival Bracelets
Please note: all donated items must have a shelf-life/expiration date of at least 6 months from the date of our receipt in order to be useful to our troops and the homeless!
If you or your group would like to participate in the Borough’s Martin Luther King Day of Service event, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 856-829-1144. You can also pick up a group or youth registration form at the Community Center or Palmyra Borough Hall.
Mayor Gina Tait and Borough Council thanks you for your support!
To learn more about MLK Day Of Service please visit: