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Dunwoody Day of Service: MLK Jr. Day

February 5, 2022 All Day
Various LocationsDunwoody GA 30338

Description

The City of Dunwoody's celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will include two important components: the "Souper Bowl of Caring" in December and January - and the Day of Service on January 17 (postponed to Feb 5).

Souper Bowl of Caring

Between December 1 and January 17, Dunwoody will become a “Souper Bowl of Caring” City, pledging to collect 55,000 pounds of food for the Community Assistance Center and Malachi’s Storehouse . This community food drive is presented by Dunwoody Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Dunwoody-Atlanta Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

Please drop off non-perishable food items only. Check back as drop off location dates/times throughout the city will continue to be added.


Non-perishable Food Bin Locations

Spruill Center for the Arts

**Spruill is closed through the holidays until Jan. 4

5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Dunwoody, GA 30338

Lobby near Stage Door Theatre entrance


Porter Brew & Que

5486 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Dunwoody, GA 30338

Monday 12-7pm; Tuesday-Thursday 11:30am-9pm; Friday 11:30am-10am; Saturday 11:30am-11pm; Sunday 11am-9pm


SOHO Office: Printing, Shipping & Business Services Store

2090 Dunwoody Club Drive #106 in the Orchard Park Shopping Center

Monday thru Friday from 9am-6pm and Saturday from 10am-2pm


Malachi's Storehouse

4755 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30338

Drop off on Tuesdays from 4-6pm


Day of Service - January 17 (postponed to Feb 5)

Join us for our 6th Annual day of give back! Available projects listed below. Please report to the project site as noted.


Tree Planting with Trees Atlanta

Report to: Brook Run Park Great Lawn. Closest park entrance and parking is off Peeler Rd. (2341 Peeler Rd.)

Project Details: Help us plant 100 trees near the multi-use fields of Brook Run Park! Project time of 9am-12pm.

Registration: https://bit.ly/3oBJ2dX 


Daffodil Planting with The Daffodil Project

Report to: Brook Run Park Great Lawn. Closest park entrance and parking is off Peeler Rd. (2341 Peeler Rd.)

Project Details: Help us plant 5,000 daffodil bulbs in the beauty strip along Peeler Road. This is a great all ages option. Project time of 9am-12pm.

Registration: www.bit.ly/dunreccatalog, MLK Day of Service tab


Cleanup at Dunwoody Nature Center

Report to: Dunwoody Nature Center, 5343 Roberts Drive.

Project Details: We need help weeding, mulching, invasive species removal, and scrubbing and disinfecting event furniture. Project time of 10am-1pm. Volunteers must be 12 years and older.

Registration: Email Mary O'Kerne at maryo@dunwoodynature.org.


Cleanup at Brook Run Dog Park

Report to: Brook Run Dog Park, 4770 N. Peachtree Rd.

Project Details: We need help spreading gravel, walking through woods to help pick up forgotten poo, securing bags to perimeter fence to help remind others to pick up, etc. Asking for 5-10 volunteers. Project time of 9am-12pm.

Registration: Email Corinne Sbaratta at brookrundogpark@gmail.com.


Cleanup at Brook Run Community Garden

Report to: Brook Run Community Garden, 4770 N. Peachtree Rd, near the disc golf entrance.

Project Details: We need help installing edging around our kiwi beds and brambles; and 5-7 adults to dig a shallow trench, install and stake the edging, backfill the soil, and weed out the beds post-installation. Project time of 9am-12pm.

Registration: Email Cyndi McGill at DCGOBrookRunPark@gmail.com.  


Picnic Table Restoration at Brook Run Park

Report to: Brook Run Park Greenhouse (next to the Skate Park)  

Project Details: Create Dunwoody will host a volunteer opportunity to help restore picnic tables from Dunwoody's Picnic Table Project. 8 volunteers are needed from 10am-2pm to assist in cleaning, painting, and sealing picnic tables. All paint and materials will be provided. For more information, please contact Bill Grossman at bill.grossman@comcast.net.

Registration: bit.ly/dunreccatalog, MLK Day of Service tab


Picnic Table Restoration at Crema Espresso Gourmet

Report to: Crema Espresso Gourmet (2458 Mt. Vernon Rd.)

Project Details: Create Dunwoody will host a volunteer opportunity to help restore picnic tables from Dunwoody's Picnic Table Project. 10 volunteers are needed from 10am-2pm to assist in cleaning, painting, and sealing picnic tables. All paint and materials will be provided. For more information, please contact Bill Grossman at bill.grossman@comcast.net.

Registration: bit.ly/dunreccatalog, MLK Day of Service tab

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