On Saturday May 21, 2011, Humanitarian Day DFW will present its 10th bi-annual Humanitarian Day / Day of Dignity event devoted to helping make a difference for those in need in the Dallas Fort Worth community. The event will take place at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 2922 MLK Blvd. in Dallas, Texas 75201. The Event will run from, 11:00am – 2:00pm. Donated items for the event will be new and lightly used clothes, non-perishable food items, hygiene items, pampers, toys, and much more. A health fair is scheduled to run concurrently with 40+ volunteer doctors and nurses performing diabetes, cholesterol, tuberculosis, and HIV testing, blood pressure checks, dental, eye exams and a general health screening. Volunteers of this year’s event expect to serve 4000 Dallas residents.
Humanitarian Day DFW is a group comprised of different religious, social service and business organizations within the DFW metropolitan area, all working together to give back to the community. To assist in this event, dozens of business, civic and political leaders have been invited to help make this event a success. Some co-sponsors of the event are: Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), Martin Luther King Community Center Dallas and Dallas County Schools to name a few. Everyone is welcome!
Humanitarian Day DFW understands and empathizes with DFW residents that are experiencing challenging situations. We are working to make a difference with this special day. We invite everyone to participate by contributing to this worthwhile effort, either financially or physically. Please visit our website at www.dfwhumanitarianday.com. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Or call 214-205-0846 for more information.
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Humanitarian Day 2011 (Announcement)
Tomorrow is May 21, 2011 Saturday Humanitarian Day!!!
If you are volunteering to help load and unload the truck , please arrive at Masjid Al Islam between 6-6:30am tomorrow morning. If you are volunteering for distribution of the goods at the MLK center, arrive no later than 8am at the MLK center. Once you have arrived at the MLK center, register in the senior center building next to the parking lot.
Masjid Al Islam
2604 S. Harwood St.
Dallas, TX 75215
2922 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Dallas, TX 75215
If you are on facebook and going to volunteer this Saturday, sign up for the Humanitarian Day event so that we can anticipate the number of volunteers who will show. If your not on Facebook, email: email@example.com if you are going to attend as a volunteer. Give the number of people who will be coming with you to volunteer.
6:00 – 6:30am – Volunteers arrive @ Masjid Al Islam for loading truck
6:30 – 8:00am – Unloading Truck and begin setup at MLK Center
8:00 – 10:30am – Site Setup at MLK Center
11:00am – Begin Distribution of Goods to recipients
11:30am -12:30pm – Lunch will be served for volunteers
2:00pm – 3:00pm – Begin Tear down based on number of recipients left
3:00pm – 4:00pm – Pack truck and take remaining goods back to Masjid Al Islam.
We are still taking monetary donations for Humanitarian Day. If your able to make a donation towards Humanitarian Day, please do so at: www.dfwhumanitarianday.com