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Tarrant County Day of Service honors MLK’s legacy. Here’s how to volunteer

John Little, John Field and Masangu Mulume were among the volunteers during last year’s day of service on MLK Day.
John Little, John Field and Masangu Mulume were among the volunteers during last year’s day of service on MLK Day. Special to the Star-Telegram

Tarrant Churches Together is seeking volunteers to participate in the Ninth Annual Tarrant Churches Together MLK Day of Service on Monday.

Check-in and registration starts at 8 a.m. at Baker Chapel A.M.E Church, 1050 E. Humbolt Street, Fort Worth, with an interfaith worship service scheduled for 9 a.m. After the service, volunteers will spread out to 48 sites across Tarrant County to work with services and organizations that serve those in need.

In 2018, 700 volunteers honored Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy by weeding community gardens, stocking food pantry shelves, painting apartments for victims of domestic violence and writing letters to soldiers overseas.

To vounteer or for more information, visit tarranttogether.org or call or email Lindsay Klatzkin at 817-888-6388 lindsayk@tarranttogether.org.

Tarrant Churches Together is a nonprofit that connects congregations and the community to serve those in need in Tarrant County.

The city of Fort Worth will mark its 34th annual tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. with a parade beginning at 11 a.m. at 9th and Commerce streets. It will head west on 9th Street, north on Houston Street, east on Weatherford Street and south of Main Street before ending with a rally at Sundance Square Plaza from noon to 1:30 p.m.

The city will unveil a Martin Luther King Jr. Heritage Trails marker at the corner of Main and 9th streets before the parade begins.

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