Jeanerette, Louisiana - Across the nation people are hosting a service project for M L King National Day of Service. The only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.
In collaboration with the Presidential Inaugural Committee National Day of Service [mobilize.us], citizens in Jeanerette are supporting the non-profit organization Sock’n It! www.sock-n-it.com “Care & Share A Pair” of new socks for unsheltered, transient and displaced individuals, families and homeless veterans. In the Acadiana area, the Acadiana Regional Coalition on Homelessness [archacadiana.org] reported an 82% increase in homelessness due to Covid-19 and a 55% increase for veterans.
The convenient, DROP-OFF SOCK-DRIVE-THRU receptacle is located on the corner of MLK and Monnot in Jeanerette through Monday, January 19th.