January 13, 2012

Wayne State students volunteer for MLK Day of service

WHAT: More than 150 Wayne State University students have decided to serve the United Way of Southeastern Michigan and will spend the holiday volunteering at different locations throughout the metro Detroit area. Some responsibilities include cleaning up Belle Isle, distributing food at Gleaners Warren and boarding up abandoned houses as a part of the Urban Safety Project.

WHEN: Buses meet at 8:45 a.m. Monday, January 16, 2011

WHERE: Wayne State University Law School 471 W. Palmer, Detroit, MI 48202

MORE INFO: All sites and addresses include:

Sabbath Elementary: 340 Frazier St., River Rouge MI 48218
Walter White Resource Center: 550 Eaton, River Rouge MI 48218
Georgia Street Community Collective: 8902 Vinton, Detroit, MI
Belle Isle: 8109 E. Jefferson Avenue
Gleaners Warren: 24140 Mound Road, Warren, MI 48091
Urban Safety Project: 8024 14th Street, Detroit MI


Wayne State University is a premier urban research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students.


Stephanie Oben
Phone: (586) 246-2597
Email: obens@wayne.edu