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IBMers Serving Others: Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Tia Silas
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“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: what are you doing for others?”

It is one of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s most well known quotes and a guiding light for the volunteer activities that many in the United States take part in for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

FedEx Team Members Around the Country Volunteer for MLK Day of Service

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In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, FedEx team members around the country packed 150,000+ meals with Rise Against Hunger, cleaned up our local communities and volunteered at civil rights museums.

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Comerica Honors MLK Day Volunteering in Michigan

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Make it a day on, not a day off.

That’s the goal of the Corporation for National and Community Service in honoring Dr. Martin Luther King.

For a quarter century, MLK Day has represented the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to inspire all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.

General Mills Celebrates the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Annual Holiday Breakfast

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A big crowd gathered yesterday in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for the 30th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast. The keynote this year was from Eric H. Holder Jr., former U.S. attorney general.

Organized in partnership by General Mills and United Negro College Fund (UNCF), the event’s theme was “Rise Up: Standing Together for Positive Change.”

Hormel Foods Hosts Three Student Winners of its Annual MLK Essay Contest

Hormel Foods employees commemorate MLK Day and Black History Month with an essay competition for elementary and middle school students from across the country
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March 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Three winners of the eighth annual Hormel Foods MLK essay contest visited the Hormel Foods corporate offices today to read their winning essays to company employees. The students – Patrick Brown from Little Rock, Ark., Blessyn Champ from Minneapolis, Minn., and Ben Kim from Atlanta, Ga. – claimed the top honors among hundreds of entries from 19 different schools this year. Their visit to the corporate office marks the second time the company has invited essay winners in for a reading.

Duke Energy Employees Honor MLK’s Legacy Through Service

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On MLK Day of Service, hundreds of Duke Energy employees fanned out across our communities to serve others. Each year, thousands of people across the country spend the day serving their communities to carry on the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

From packing STEM kits for local students and stuffing teddy bears for children impacted by disaster to serving food and building homes for those in need, Duke Energy In Action volunteers put our purpose into action: to power the lives of our customers and the vitality of our communities.

2019 Outlook: Building Nonprofit Capacity Through Pro Bono Service

Honoring MLK Day by launching new service initiatives
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Join Common Impact's CEO, Danielle Holly and Associate Director of Field Building, Molly Weinstein as they honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy by sharing new initiatives to make an even deeper impact in our communities. 

How to Make MLK Day a Day “On”

Starbucks and VolunteerMatch are empowering volunteers to follow in the footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and find ways to do good this MLK Day of Service.
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Recognized as one of history’s most influential leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work continues to inspire communities to come together and elevate doing good through service.

In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service. Every third Monday in January, good people across the country come together to lean into MLK’s legacy and observe the MLK Day of Service as a “day on,” rather than not a “day off.”

Points of Light Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Through National Day of Service

Hundreds of thousands of people across the country will participate in the largest volunteer day of the year, improving their communities and addressing issues facing our nation through volunteer service and civic dialogue
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ATLANTA, January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Points of Light, with support from KPMG Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service, will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan.

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