Have the Honorable Secretary of State Jesse White speak about his experiences being a student of Dr. King.
Have the Jesse White Tumblers perform
Listen to a MLK Tribute being performed by Lynn Epps.
Have available food for purchase
Have Edgewood Middle School Chorus sing songs of Freedom
Have the Highland Park High School Jazz Band playing Patriotic songs
Jordon Boys & Girls Club will conduct the Bucket Feet Project
Assemble toiletries for local shelters (PADS & North Shore Health Clinic, USO). If you have toiletries to donate, please bring them the day of the event. Donations from Drs.Silberstein Ortho, Drs. Burns and Bindonated.
Moraine Twp. Food Pantry collection, sorting & bagging Amy Zisook
Decorate squares for Project Linus (projectlinuschicago.webs.com) quilts going to hospitalized children: Lincoln School Service Club
Write letters to soldiers in the hospital and children of the military as part of the Hero Pack project. American Legion
Have attendees decorate tablecloths to donate to the USO. We will make some for different holidays coming up like Valentines Day, Memorial Day, etc...Wayne Thomas PTO
Make Valentine's for soldiers (Operation Support Our Troops):Braeside PTO
Help scoop non-perishable soup ingredients into bags which they will label and include recipes for the Moraine Twp. Food Bank. (Red Oak School PTO—Julie Creinin)
Ravinia's CARE Club will be providing the materials to make bookmarks that will be used at Bernie's Book Bank in Lake Forest
Color paper dolls to raise awareness about the devastation that has occurred because of the Genocide in Darfur and throughout Africa—Elm Place School Reach for Change
I AM A STAR Somalia campaign activity run by the Amer. Refugee Committee
Make dog toys as part of the Chicagoland Lab Rescue: Solel Congregation
Ravinia Festival will recycle instruments for donation for those in need
Color flowers and make flower pots for Highland Park, Hospital: Edgewood PTO
GIVE: Decorate flip flops for youth in India: Daniella Cohen
Environmental table: Story of Green Shields, Highland Park High School students
Write well wishes and words of encouragement for Recorders of Hope (a project collecting recorders to distribute to children with HIV/AIDS in 3rd world countries): Natalie & Joey Sereda
Ceramic Tile project to create murals for Nursing/Assisted Living Residences. Sponsored by Amanda Greenstein, Right at Home
Working Bikes organization will be collecting and repairing gently used bikes
Highland Park Volunteer Pool will run the sign in table and distribute information
North Shore Health Clinic will have information on their services and offer Blood Sugar screenings
HP Library will decorate book bags and fill with books for the North Shore Health Clinic (need picture books for the bags—can bring the day of the event)
Heller Nature Center will make bird garland to feed the birds during winter
Highwood Fire Dept. will provide Fire Safety coloring books & do demonstrations
Write “Dear Camper” notes for the SCOPE (Summer Camp Opportunities Promote Education) project to welcome the students to camp.
Girl Scouts of Highland Park: Pet Adoption Awareness and make animal chews
Make a cover for Rotary Shelter Box which provides shelter and supplies for people who have lost their homes do to disasters Rotary International
Central Ave. Synagogue will have a display and artifacts on Black-Jewish Relations.
HP Forward will distribute info. And make banks
Family Services table
Highland Park Legal Aid Clinic will be offering information and answering questions
American Cancer Society Awareness table
Rotary Shelter Box exhibit
Lions Club : hearing tests
Human Rights Watch project