2010 MLK Award Recipients Announced

Thanks to the support of the Corporation for National and Community Service and our corporate sponsors, HandsOn Network is pleased to announce the MLK 2010 grant awards.

We received more than 45 applications, and the review team selected the following sites. These organizations represent different regions and communities across the country that will be engaging volunteer leaders, commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. King, partnering with low-income communities and providing opportunities for continued service for volunteers.

The 2010 MLK Day of Service subgrantees include:

United Way of Greater St. Louis (St Louis, MO)
Volunteer Center of Greensboro (Greensboro, NC)
Montgomery County Volunteer Center (Rockville, MD)
Hands On Greenville (Greenville, SC)
Volunteer Center of LeHigh Valley (Bethlehem, PA)
Volunteer Mobile (Mobile, AL)
Chicago Public Schools (Chicago, IL)
Charles H. Wright African American Museum (Detroit, MI)
Hands On Sacramento (Sacramento, CA)
Hands On Charlotte (Charlotte, NC)
Volunteer Hampton Roads (Hampton Roads, VA)
LA Works (Los Angeles, CA)
Hope Worldwide-Jacksonville (Jacksonville, FL)
Volunteer Broward (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
FIRSTLINK (Columbus, OH)
Hope Worldwide-Baltimore (Baltimore, MD)
Community Mediation Center (Norfolk, VA)
HandsOn Greater Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)
Volunteer Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, LA)
Crispus Attucks Association (York, PA)
Hands On Northwest North Carolina (Winston-Salem, NC)
University of Washington Carlson Leadership Center (Seattle, WA)
Washington DC Jewish Community Center (Washington, DC)
Volunteer Frederick (Frederick, MD)
Hands On Northeast Ohio (Cleveland, OH)
United Way of Greater Toledo (Toledo, OH)
Hands On Miami (Miami, FL)
Hands On Central California (Fresno, CA)
Volunteer Center, South Bay - Harbor - Long Beach (Torrance, CA)
Volunteer Center of Fon du Lac County (Fon Du Lac, WI)
Spelman College (Atlanta, GA)
Jersey Cares (Newark, NJ)
Greater DC Cares (Washington, DC)
Volunteer MidSouth (Memphis, TN)
United Way of Dane County (Madison, WI)
Youth HandsOn (New York, NY)
AmeriCorps Alums (Washington, DC)

Congratulations, and thanks for the incredible mobilization you will do on MLK Day 2010 and beyond!