“Today, January 16, 2017, our nation will recognize the life, legacy and lessons of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This is a man who dedicated his life to serving others and peacefully fighting for unity, equality and civil rights.
Oftentimes, our school-age children, and even us adults, look forward to this “day off.” I encourage us to not just mark “MLK Day – No School” off your calendar. Instead, let’s take a moment to do one or more of the following:”
“Zachary’s Mission. Zachary’s Mission “recognizes that hospital families face financial and emotional hardships when a child is ill.” This local nonprofit organization “strives to lessen these burdens” through a suite of programs that include “Zack Packs to families who unexpectedly find themselves with a child in the hospital, financial assistance with transportation and utility expenses, “supplying Baby’s First Gifts to enable families celebrate holiday milestones” and more.”