Decatur restaurants to take part in MLK Service Project’s “Restaurants for Repairs”

Posted by Dena Mellick September 10, 2015
Ashley Lytle seals roof shingles during the Decatur Martin Luther King Jr. Service Project weekend on Sunday, January 18, 2015. Photo by Jonathan Phillips

Ashley Lytle seals roof shingles during the Decatur Martin Luther King Jr. Service Project weekend on Sunday, January 18, 2015. Photo by Jonathan Phillips

Decatur restaurants are taking part in Restaurants for Repairs on Tuesday, October 6.

When you eat at one of the participating restaurants that day, a percentage of the profits goes to the Decatur MLK Service Project.

The project is a volunteer initiative to help low-income Decatur seniors. Each year, over the¬†Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, volunteers with the project¬†repair seniors’ homes, doing yard work and adding handicap accessible features.

According to the service project’s website, “In January 2015, approximately 1,300 volunteers contributed over 10,000 hours of time helping 41 senior households during the 3-day weekend project.”

Here’s the list of the participating restaurants:

Donating 20% of proceeds:
Raging Burrito & Taco
The Square Pub

Donating 10% of Proceeds:
Brick Store Pub
Cakes & Ale
Corner Pub
Chick fil A (Decatur)
Kimball House
Leon’s
Makan
Matador Cantina
Mezcalitos
Mojo Pizza
Parker’s
The Pinewood
Saba
Steinbeck’s Ale House
Sweet Melissa’s
Twisted Soul
Universal Joint

Next year’s service project will take place January 16-18, 2016.

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