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The Walls Project: MLK Day Festival of Service

  • Gus Young Avenue Baton Rouge, LA United States (map)
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Building on the momentum of the thousands of volunteers that came out to transform 10 blocks along Main St. in Mid City last January 2016, this year the community cleanup efforts will extend to a 4-Day Festival Of Service from Friday 1/13/17 to the Monday 1/16/17 to paint even more murals, cleanup 2x as many blighted properties, and help fix-up houses in the surrounding neighborhoods.

Contact the Walls Project for more information. 

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8:00 AM08:00

Stuff the Truck Fundraiser

The Baton Rouge Association of Minority Firefighters (BRAMF) is a non-profit community based organization that strives to promote firefighters in a positive light within the community. As a part of their service to the community, they are sponsoring the Stuff the Truck Christmas Celebration on December 17, 2016.

This Stuff the Truck event will collect toys for underprivileged children during the holiday season. These toys will be given to the Department of Children and Family Services. 

There are several ways to contribute, online and several drop off locations.

To contribute now, go to, keyword "Stuff The Truck"

New (unwrapped) toys maybe dropped off at the following Fire Stations from December 7-16, 2016:

Station No. 7 located at 5758 Claycut Street

Station No. 9 located at 4025 Perkins Road

Station No. 12 located at 555 Government Street

Station No. 14 located at 4121 Harding Boulevard

Station No. 19 located at 1101 Coursey Boulevard

On Saturday, December 17, 2016, you may drop off toys from 8am-1pm at the EpiCenter located at 6220 Florida Boulevard.

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8:30 AM08:30

Baton Rouge Food Bank: City Citrus Pick Event 2016

Join Baton Rouge Green with your friends, family, and community for our 3rd annual City Citrus Pick Event on December 10th, 2016!

Each year, we pair volunteer pickers with residential citrus trees that would go unpicked if not for this event. Last year, 39 volunteers harvested and donated over 5,300 lbs of citrus in only a half day. Come out and help us best this number in 2016! This is a great event for all ages!

Fruit Pickers will meet with the Baton Rouge Green Team at the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank for breakfast and coffee at 8:30a.m., where we will learn about Baton Rouge’s premier food pantry and its recovery in the wake of the recent flooding. 

After breakfast, all participants will be broken into groups according to ability to transport larger quantities of fruit to the nearest drop-off point. These drop-off points help free up the pickers while making this event flow more smoothly. They are made possible by the generosity of Baton Rouge’s very own, Bofinger's Tree Service LLC, sponsor of Pick Event 2016.

Go to the website, to sign up as a volunteer or register your fruit tree! 

As always, #ShareTheFruit

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6:45 PM18:45

Volunteer Opportunity at The Red Shoes

  • 1623 Convention Street Baton Rouge, LA, 70802 United States (map)
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Volunteer to participate and help plan a winter wonderland party for women and children, complete with games, crafts and treats. But along with giving, you will receive the greatest gift: the smiles of those you meet during this heart-warming evening. Register today and we will coordinate this special evening via email! (Women only.)

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7:00 AM07:00

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Come celebrate the legacy of MLK by cleaning, gardening, & painting 'The Murals on Main Street'

Be a Part of History | All-Ages Welcome

Parking & Meet-Up Areas:
Main St. and 10th (under I-110), or Main St. and 22nd (Sacred Heart School Lots)


Dr. Martin Luther Jr. King Day of Service
Monday 1.18.16
7am - 3pm
Mid City Baton Rouge

Presented by:
Walls Project, Office of the Mayor-President Melvin L. "Kip" HoldenMid City RedevelopmentBRECCity YearForum 35Forward Arts Inc.,#10WordStoriesBRCox 4 LouisianaJack and Jill of America, IncorporatedLouisiana Delta Service CorpsElevator Projects, V.P.C.A, Village Project, Destiny Center, Leadership BR, Up AllianceThe Futures FundBig Buddy ProgramChristian Outreach Center of Baton Rouge, Small World Int'l, CACRCBaton Rouge Community Radio WHYR 96.9 FMBaton Rouge Music Studios, LLCMade Groceries, & Dialogue on Race Louisiana

Food & Beverage Available:
FREE Coffee (Starbucks Coffee)
$1 Slices of Pizza (Schlittz & Giggles)
$1 Plates of Spaghetti & Meatballs (Our Cousin Vinny's)

* To find out more or to volunteer, contact 

* Artists interested in leading a mural design please contact Previous mural experience preferred, the list of available buildings will be released on via Walls Project on 12.30.15, and sketches will be due by noon on 1.8.16.

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