City Accepted Donated Items As Part Of MLK Day Of Service

Sunday, January 16, 2022
The city's annual MLK Day of Service will still take place on Monday.
 
Officials said, "Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and a desire to keep everyone safe and healthy, this year’s activities will not consist of large-scale, in-person events. However, Chattanoogans can drop off donations at City Hall from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
on Monday
to benefit charitable causes within the M.L. King corridor and area neighborhoods.
 
Benefiting organizations include: Whiteside Faith Manor, ArtsBuild, the Community Kitchen/McClellan Shelter for Families, and residents of Patten Towers.
 
Mayor Tim Kelly will give brief remarks around 8:30 a.m. as part of the kickoff program at City Hall.
 
 

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