MLK Week of Service Recap

January 23, 2018

MLK Week of Service was a great success! 

Here is a recap of the amazing week we had on campus:

  • had nearly 200 attend the MLK Keynote Speaker, Dr. Eddie Moore
  • made 132 bags out of t-shirts for Central Iowa Shelter and Services
  • made 80 cat and dog toys and 15 blankets for pets at AHeinz57 Pet Rescue
  • packaged 25,000 meals for Meals from the Heartland with 240 volunteers
  • had 14 non-profits participate in our Service Fair 
  • made 144 blessing bags in 30 minutes for the homeless community in Des Moines    

A special thank you to Viking Volunteers, Multicultural Ambassadors and Diversity Alliance for coordinating these events.  Thank you to Viking Council for Sponsoring these events.