Martin Luther King Service Project


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Service Project from KidsFirst Awareness Center, Alabaster, AL

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Martin Luther King Service Project

  1. 1. United We Can! Change Our Community…. Love * To Serve * Respect * Pride * Kindness . Kids First Awareness Community Center Alabaster, Alabama Presents:
  2. 2. <ul><li>Make our community a better place to live. </li></ul><ul><li>In return we: </li></ul><ul><li>Serve Others - Transforming love, life, and teaching in others </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthening Communities - Help lift up our neighbors </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge Barriers - working side by side teaches us that in the end, we are more alike than we are different. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Start a community project </li></ul><ul><li>Help an elderly neighbor, serve in a </li></ul><ul><li>homeless shelter, volunteer at school </li></ul><ul><li>or community organization </li></ul><ul><li>Performing individual acts of kindness </li></ul><ul><li>Giving of your time freely </li></ul>
  4. 4. “ Be The Change”
  5. 6. <ul><li>In honor of all </li></ul><ul><li>community and national leaders: </li></ul><ul><li>Kids First Awareness Center has implemented a service learning project through the character education program. </li></ul>
  6. 7. In Picture: Mayor of Alabaster, State Legislature Ward, State Senator Erwin, County Commissioner Cunningham and Local Community Leaders.
  7. 8. Kids First Character Education Program: Encourage at-risk youth to make a positive change in the community.
  8. 9. <ul><li>Teaching at-risk youth: </li></ul><ul><li>* Character traits of leadership </li></ul><ul><li>* To love, serve and respect others </li></ul><ul><li>* To do random acts of kindness </li></ul><ul><li>* Having pride in yourself, school, and community </li></ul><ul><li>* Working with officials to improve your neighborhood </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>For youth to obtain permission from city officials to legally change a street name in the Valley Public Housing Complex to: </li></ul>Alabaster, Alabama 35007
  10. 11. <ul><li>At-risk youth perform “Day of Service” </li></ul><ul><li>Have a ‘Unity Walk’ to street sign </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicate sign with officials, and community </li></ul><ul><li>Make this an annual event </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Ruben Studdard </li></ul>Governor Bob Riley’s Daughter
  12. 13. Below: Church Of The Highlands fixing the playground Above: Nurse Trish from First Methodist Church Below: Asbury Methodist Church
  13. 14. Retirement cookout for Jimmy Gould at Kids First Center Graduation party for Credit Management class at Kids First
  14. 16. Kids First youth went to encourage youth in Columbiana, Alabama In Picture: Mayor and Columbiana Chief of Police, and youth.
  15. 17. <ul><li>God treats us according to our character not our rank or condition. </li></ul><ul><li>One thing all people have in common - They are looking for something that makes their life whole. </li></ul><ul><li>Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others? </li></ul>
  16. 18. United we can change our community The change must start with me Everybody can help others Everybody can be great Because everybody can serve! In Alabaster, Alabama we have united for a positive change in our community!
  17. 19. Dedicated To: Everyone who gives their love and time to helping others. Unity and purpose is the greatest things that can happen when a community works together towards a common goal.
  18. 20. <ul><li>View us at: </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>Kids First Awareness Community Center </li></ul><ul><li>Mailing address: P.O. Box 1460 </li></ul><ul><li>Physical address: 100 Mt. Olive Rd. #B </li></ul><ul><li>Alabaster, Al 35007 </li></ul><ul><li>205-706-9467 </li></ul><ul><li>M. Cindy Hawkins- Executive Director </li></ul>