by Debra Eschmeyer
The beginning of a new year is often time for self-reflection and resolutions: lose weight, eat better, and spend more time with your family. But what about considering a larger commitment dedicated to service? Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?'”
On this National Day of Service, the inspirational words of the legendary leader of the civil rights movement continue to spur our desire to make an impact in our community, in our country.
Last week, FoodCorps, a national service organization that addresses childhood obesity and food insecurity in underserved communities, opened applications for its second annual class of service members. This is a unique opportunity to do something, every day, that benefits thousands of others. To date, FoodCorps has reached over 28,000 kids, built or revitalized 137 school gardens, and generated over 4,000 lbs of fresh produce.
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