In light of the recent violence towards the Jewish community in different parts of our nation it is inspiring to see our local communities join together in this fight against hatred.
This service event is open to the public as is the following picnic lunch at Currie Park.
Message from Palm Beach Atlantic
Palm Beach Atlantic University and the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County are delighted to be partnering together to Stand Up to Hatred on this MLK Day.
The day of celebration will begin at Palm Beach Atlantic’s West Palm Beach campus at the Greene Complex at 8am on Monday, January 20th. After check-in and loading the buses, students will join Jewish Federation volunteers, as well as friends and neighbors, all throughout Palm Beach County. There are 19 different project sites, many located throughout the County.
Project sites include:
- Currie Park – CROS Ministries Hygiene Kits
- Currie Park – Red Apples Supplies
- Currie Park – Toiletry Packs for St. Ann Place
- Meals at St. Ann Place
Follow this link to signup to serve and get more information of projects & locations.
There will be a lunch and award ceremony at Currie Park in West Palm Beach (see invite below). At the ceremony, The Jewish Volunteer Center will award the Tikkun Olam Awards.
EVERYONE is welcome to join us for the kick-off, service at various project sites, and/or the ceremony. It is going to be a great day to demonstrate that there is no space for hate!
Message from Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream that one day, “all of God’s children, black men and white men, Jews and gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to hold hands.”
Let’s make January 20that day.
On MLK Day, join with hundreds of community members of all faiths and backgrounds for a powerful solidarity event, honoring and preserving his vision for a society that unites against hatred of all forms.
This meaningful ceremony will conclude with the presentation of the Tikkun Olam Awards, which recognize two individuals for their efforts to create a kinder, more inclusive world.
Date: Monday, January 20, 2020*
Time: Noon – 1:15 p.m.
Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial located in Currie Park
2400 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach
*If you would like to spend the morning living the Jewish value of tikkun olam (repair the world) through volunteerism, click here.