AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary event on the South Lawn of The White House. Corporation for National and Community Service Photo.
Young volunteers paint garden markers at a September 11 National Day of Service project. On September 11th, 2010, President Barack Obama joined over one hundred twenty five volunteers (including AmeriCorps NCCC members) who worked in teams to design and create quilts for children of deployed service men and women and engaged in a variety of painting activities at Ron Brown middle school. The volunteer projects were supported by Greater DC Cares, Operation Kid Comfort, and the Armed Service YMCA.
The President joined Americans across the country in marking the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by participating in service and remembrance activities.
MLK Day, January 18, 2010: Volunteers serve food at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library in a project sponsored by Serve DC.