Girl Scouts celebrate MLK's legacy through community service

Girl Scouts celebrate MLK's legacy through community service

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Several Girl Scouts in Columbus honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by feeding the homeless.

With the help of volunteers, they visited the 2nd Street area in Columbus and fed several homeless people at about 11 a.m. Monday morning

After that, the Girl Scouts made a stop by the House of Mercy and provided food for the homeless there as well.

Representatives from other local organizations also joined this community service project, and they explained the true motive behind it.

"This project is right on line with Dr. King's vision which was to not only to get the youth involved but to make sure we have a country that believe in unity...that belief in helping each other and extending a helping hand and that is exactly what you see on this place today," explained Tremaine Reese with the Georgia Appleseed Project.

The Girl Scouts also stuffed the bags that were handed out to the homeless.

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