Tag: MLK Day of Service

Flossmoor Trustee Joni Bradley-Scott helps fill care packages with treats for area first responders. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

MLK Day: Plan4Success volunteers provide sweets for first responders, socks for unhoused

While steady rain fell outside, Plan4Success founder Nicole Brookens worked inside Flossmoor Village Hall to prep the system that would soon produce dozens of care packages for first responders and organize donations of socks for area shelters. “It’s an assembly line,” she said.  The project was one of more than 20 that[Read More…]

Three Homewood schools collecting items for MLK Day

The community is asked to be part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Monday, Jan. 16, by donating to projects hosted by District 153’s Willow, Churchill and James Hart Schools. Items for Respond Now, ANEW and South Suburban Humane Society can be dropped off at James Hart[Read More…]

1.10.23 | What You Need to Know Today

There’s still time to decide how you can give back through Flossmoor’s MLK Day of Service. On Monday, a number of community agencies and volunteers will participate in projects and collections to benefit local residents. Activities include building beds for kids in need, picking up litter, making lunches, tying blankets,[Read More…]


MLK Day of Service moves to home version

Despite the obstacles, dedicated members of Flossmoor’s Community Relations Commission weren’t willing to give up on a program that has become a centerpiece of neighborhood generosity. This year’s “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service: At-Home Edition” provides community members with a month’s worth of volunteer activities they can[Read More…]


Classical string concert on Sunday to benefit PADS

  From left, Sajdah Muhammed, Elinor Detmer  Kate Nelson and Noelle Naito will be performing   classical works on Sunday as part of this year's   MLK Day of Service. The concert will benefit   PADS. (Provided photo)  Four young musicians, including one from Flossmoor, will perform a classical music concert for PADS on Sunday, Jan.[Read More…]

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