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Rebuilding Together serves El Centro for Martin Luther King Day of Service

"Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve."
 
A commitment to public service was but one of Dr. Martin Luther King's many contributions to American society.  To honor his legacy, Philadelphia holds the largest Day of Service in the country every Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  In 2017, over 145,000 people were expected to volunteer.
 
This year, more than 50 people from Rebuilding Together, a unique non-profit organization that brings "volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low-income homeowners," performed a variety of essential upgrades to our aging building. They:
  - removed metal doors from advisory closets and built shelves in their place,
  - repaired an electrical post,
  - added shelving to hall sinks,
  - installed toilet paper holders,
  - repaired a hole in a wall, and
  - fixed leaky sinks.
 
In what can only be described as a collective act of courage, selflessness, and fortitude, the volunteers even installed new flooring in bathrooms.
 
Come out and see the improvements for yourself, and consider volunteering for Rebuilding Together!