Honoring Dr. King’s Legacy by Serving Local Communities
Honda associates across North America honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by gathering to remember him and by volunteering in their own communities. Here is a snapshot of activities that took place this week:
-In Alpharetta, Ga., American Honda associates made comfort blankets called “Snuggle Blankets” for children’s charities in Georgia.
-In California, associates worked on an outdoor learning garden at a local elementary school, made hospital kits and turtle pillows for The Painted Turtle, a camp for children with serious medical conditions and made inspiration rocks for East Los Angeles High School.
-Honda R&D Americas, Inc. associates volunteered at the historic King Arts Complex’s annual open house in Ohio and hosted activities that included drawing futuristic cars and trivia about Honda and African Americans in engineering.
-Associates from R&D and Honda of America Manufacturing attended the 33rd annual MLK Breakfast in Columbus, Ohio.
-Honda Manufacturing of Indiana associates volunteered at the Greensburg-Decatur Co. Public Library hosting activities for children of all ages.
-Honda Manufacturing of Alabama associates spent the day painting and making improvements at a local school in Birmingham.
-Honda of South Carolina associates helped prepare a wall for a mural and clean up local roads in Timmonsville, S.C.