Saturday, January 14, 2017

MLK Day 2017, Will you be a Youth Active in the Community?


MLK Day 2017 
A National Day of Service
Casady UD YAC Service Opportunities 

JOIN US

January 16, 2017

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20th MLK Day Prayer Breakfast, Monday, January 16, 7:00 am.  Program starts at 8:00 am @ Reed Conference Center (5750 Will Rogers Road, Midwest City, OKC 73110).  $10 tickets must be purchased in advance at Midwest City Community Center (100 N. Midwest Blvd. Phone 739-1294) or at the door  Event organizers expect 400 people to attend.  

Expected Casady attendance Mrs. Clay, MiAngila G.








Morning MLK Day, Roots of Service Quilting at Harper, Monday, January 16, 9:30-11:30   We will finish some quilts and start new ones.  Mrs. Shirley Small, master quilter, facilitator.  Mrs. Clay supervisor. Snacks and drinks provided.  Sign-up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090d45aeaa22a46-mlkservice. Expected attendance: Mrs. Clay, Mrs. Small, Anna B. Sahanya B.


Morning  MLK Day, Students Rebuild, Youth Uplift Challenge: Caring Hands Project @ Wing, January 16, 9:30-11:30. Walk-Ins welcome.  No pre-registration needed  Supplies and snacks provided.  Project Chair/Challenge Taker: Gabrielle Moore, Site supervisor: Mrs. Clay.
YOU MAKE a HAND to LEND a HAND. For every hand sent in, the Bezos Family Foundation will donate $1.90—up to $500,000—to Save the Children’s programs empowering youth in Nicaragua and Indonesia to rise into a life they dream for themselves.
Why hands?  Hands are how we lift each other up, how we connect, how we work, how we give, and how we receive. Hands represent who we are and the unique contribution we all have to fight poverty. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TuCy80H3kI
If you cannot attend the MLK Day at the Wing, make and decorate Caring Hands at home and bring them to Harper to the CYCLONE GIVING TREE. YAC will collect the hands and mail them to the Bezos Foundation.  YAC will be making hands until April 21-23, Global Youth Service Days!  Students from all over the world and Boys and Girls Club at Memorial Park will be making hands with us those days!.
Why $1.90 The children facing poverty in Nicaragua and Indonesia LIVE on less than $1.90 a day.


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MLK Day Afternoon, 1:30-4:00 PM at the Volunteer Center of the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma:   We will pack Food-4-Kids Bankpacks.  Wear closed toe shoes and Disney Attire. "I have a dream, a Magical Wish, Zero Oklahoma Hungry Children"  Sign up and get volunteer releases at Harper or at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090d45aeaa22a46-mlkservice. Limited to 40 volunteers ages 8 years old and older. LD and MD volunteers should be accompanied by parents   Mrs. Clay, supervisor.  Snacks and drinks provided by the Food Bank. Expected attendance: 22 volunteers scheduled to participate.

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JOIN the Middle Division Service Club 
Saturday, January 21, 2017

1:30-4:00 pm
Pack Food -4- Kids 
at the Volunteer Center at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

MLK Day 2016
Memories at http://casadymlkday.blogspot.com/

Sign-up at the Middle Division Front office or at Mrs. Omelia's Room


Wear closed-toe shoes.  
Mrs. Cherylynn Omelia, omeliaa@casady.org, Site Supervisor

Bring signed permission to volunteer, required for all volunteers under 18 years of age.