MLK Day of Service brings volunteers to Marvin Center

GW hosted Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Monday. Several hundred volunteers signed up to partake in mobile workshops that included putting hygiene kits together for women and crafting gifts for children in local hospitals.

We visited the workshops to get a glimpse of the volunteers and their projects:

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South African students Sifiso Ngobeni, left, and Nana Khumalo, center, from Northern Virigina Community College work alongside GW sophomore Ruihang Shen to help make kits for children at the National Children’s Hospital. Alyssa Bogosian | Hatchet Photographer
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Service projects included packing materials or for local organizations like Jumpstart and Caitlin’s Smiles. Spencer Strauss | Hatchet Photographer
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Carlita Marsh, left, and her daughter Ashley Marsh weave bracelets together for the National Children’s Hospital. Spencer Strauss | Hatchet Photographer
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Volunteers were not just students at GW. Many of the hundreds of volunteers were local residents. Spencer Strauss | Hatchet Photographer
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Sophomore Rachel Knopp, right, and freshman Katie Nemeth partake in one of the projects. Alyssa Bogosian | Hatchet Photographer

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