Gallery: Giving Back in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

Dozens of Restonians turned out to help on Saturday as Reston Association and Reston Community Center sponsored a Day of Service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

Participants bagged lunches for clients at the Embry Rucker Community Shelter; sorted clothing donations for The Closet in Herndon; Created art with inspirational quotes; and helped paint and fix things at the Southgate Community Center.

Other weekend activities included the Voices of Inspiration concert, the community march from Lake Anne to Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation, a community lunch and a performance by playwright/actress Anne Deveare Smith.

Photos courtesy of Volunteer Reston and Reston Community Center

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