• Hundreds volunteer for a day of service

    By: Preston Jones

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    TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • Several hundred volunteers celebrated MLK Jr. Day by volunteering at Hale Junior High in east Tulsa.
    • It's all part of City Year's "Day On for Service".
    • Volunteers with City Year, along with teachers and students painted murals and built benches at the school.
    • City Year says it's part of their mission to give back to the community and empower students, and it's the 6th year for the event in Tulsa.
    • City Year in an educational nonprofit that works in 10 Tulsa schools, helping 5,500 students with mentoring and tutoring services.
    • The volunteers say they hope the murals help inspire the students with positive messages.

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