MLK Weekend of Service, January 15-17

“Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.” (MLK Jr.)

Let’s all do our part to serve and encourage our communities around us!


  1. Saturday, 9-11am: Books for Africa (sorting and packing) - ALL SPACES FILLED
  2. Saturday, 12-2pm: Books for Africa (sorting and packing)
  3. Sunday, 1-3pm: Receive and organize MLK donations at the Lighthouse
  4. Monday, 1-3 pm: Receive, organize donations (and more!) at the Lighthouse

If bad weather keeps us from receiving your donations an additional drop off will be planned for Sunday, January 23 from 1pm-3pm.

Contact Noelle Broyles to sign up to volunteer:; 919-699-8745


Toiletry supplies:

Diapers and wipes, soap, shampoo, lotion, toothbrushes, toothpaste, tissues, chapsticks, wet wipes

Clothes items:

Teen /adult size socks, underwear, sports bras without wires, men’s pants (sizes 30-36), men’s belts (size small), hats, gloves

Outdoor Supplies for homeless:

Candles (all sizes, types, new or used), propane (1lb. cans), butane fuel (8 ounces)

School supplies and snacks:

Crayons, colored paper, computer paper, child scissors, playdough, chips, Scooby snacks, juice boxes, freeze pops, cookies, fruit cups, water

Home cleaning supplies:

Disinfectants, paper towels, toilet paper

NR Care Pack Items:

All above toiletry items, water bottles, socks, Care Cards

NR Care Cards :

Make cards of encouragement for Care Packs, school age children, and “Thank You” cards for HEALTHCARE Professionals!  Kids, teens, and adults can make them!


Sign up with our Red Cross – HOPE ww Sleeves Up Blood Donation Drive throughout the month of January!  To donate blood, sign up HERE.


For our MLK Weekend to bring love and hope to our communities!