National Day of Service - MLK Day - January 19, 2013. In Washington, D.C., at the DC Armory volunteers assembled 100,000 care kits for deployed U.S. service members, wounded warriors, and veterans. The project was sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service, Points of Light, and Target, in partnership with Operation Gratitude, the Community Blueprint,Serve DC, HandsOn Greater DC Cares, Volunteer Fairfax, and The George Washington University.
An AmeriCorps member prepares items to pack in kits for overseas troops at the DC Armory during 2013 National Day of Service and MLK Day activities. (Corporation for National and Community Service photo)