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Community Groups Unite for MLK Workday


Monday, April 27, 2015

On Saturday, April 25th, neighborhood residents, volunteers, and YNDC came together to clean up and secure 19 vacant homes on the city's east side around Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School.Altogether, 203 tires and 2 dumpsters of debris were removed, and 17 houses were boarded. The event was supported by Councilman TJ Rogers and Green Youngstown's Community Tool Trailer (R.U.B.Y.). Lunch was provided by Pizza Joes and Nicky's Pizzeria, both located on McCartney Rd. Volunteers from Victory Christian Center, 614 Church, and YSU assisted with the clean up, as did the YNDC AmeriCorps VISTAs and AmeriCorps REVITALIZE team.