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Volunteers Ready for Day of Service

Published: January 10, 2005

More than 140 UT students, faculty and staff have signed up to volunteer in the fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 17. The event will be held in partnership with the city of Tampa, United Way of Tampa Bay, the Tampa Tribune, DFK Connects, the Hillsborough County School District, Friends of Tampa Recreation Inc., the Mayor’s Beautification Program, and the University of South Florida.

UT student, faculty and staff volunteers will assemble on campus at 8 a.m., then disperse to work the following sites from 9 a.m.-noon:

  • Daystar Life Center
  • Haven Poe Center
  • Seniors in Service
  • Kid’s City
  • McClain Inc.
  • Metropolitan Ministries
  • Ronald McDonald House
Volunteers are accepted through the day of the event. All participants are invited to join in the day’s observances, as well, which include a noon parade that ends at Art and Polly Pepin Stadium and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Martin Luther King Jr. Dedication on the Sykes College of Business front lawn.

For more information, contact the Office of Public Information at or (813) 253-6232.