This month’s Share the Plate recipient is:
The MLK college scholarship fund & the annual MLK food drive.
Each year, the City of Elgin Human Relations Commission takes great pride in presenting a weekend of activities celebrating the life of one of our country’s greatest civil rights leaders, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year in lieu of the Prayer Breakfast, Dr. King’s birthday was celebrated virtually, but lost none of its power. Learn more by visiting the City of Elgin’s website.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship is awarded annually to students who have demonstrated an active interest and meaningful involvement in the areas of human rights, civil rights, social justice and/or world peace. Scholarships may also be awarded to students whose activities are exemplary and reflect the ideals and life of Dr. King.
10th Annual Dr. MLK Food Drive
Each $1.00 contribution = 8 pounds of food.