Berkeley College Students Make Security Blankets for Children in Recognition of Martin Luther King Day of Service

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2015
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 BERKELEY COLLEGE STUDENTS MAKE SECURITY BLANKETS FOR CHILDREN IN RECOGNITION OF MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY OF SERVICE
 

MLK Day of Service

 

Photo Caption A: In celebration of Martin Luther King Day of Service, Berkeley College alumni, students and staff from the Brooklyn, Midtown Manhattan and White Plains locations made no-sew fleece security blankets for a charity organization, Project Linus. Thirteen completed blankets will be sent to Project Linus for distribution to critically ill children. Left to right are Sherrille Shabazz, Berkeley College Assistant Dean, Student Development and Campus Life, Brooklyn and White Plains; White Plains student Rebecka Hawi of Stockholm, Sweden; Melissa Vidam, Berkeley College Director, Multicultural and Community Affairs, Midtown Manhattan; Maamideede Hudson, Berkeley College Interim Director, Student Development and Campus Life, Midtown Manhattan and Residence Counselor, White Plains; and White Plains student Sharmine Akter of Stamford, CT.

To view a high resolution image of the above photo go to: http://berkeleycollege.edu/press_release_images/NY_MLKDayofService_011715.jpg

 

MLK Day of Service in White Plains, NY, at Berkeley College

Photo Caption B: In celebration of Martin Luther King Day of Service, Berkeley College alumni, students and staff from the Brooklyn, Midtown Manhattan and White Plains locations made no-sew fleece security blankets for a charity organization, Project Linus. Thirteen completed blankets will be sent to Project Linus for distribution to critically ill children.  Left to right are Donald White of Manhattan, NY, student at Berkeley College, White Plains; Deawaika Dolo of Yonkers, NY, friend of Berkeley College; Andrew Gordon of Jamaica, Queens, student at Berkeley College, Brooklyn; and Marlo Scott of White Plains, NY, student at Berkeley College, Midtown Manhattan.

To view a high resolution image of the above photo go to: http://berkeleycollege.edu/press_release_images/NYC_MLKDayofService2_012115.jpg
 
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