Pre-Register to Help Your Community with Projects at Stockton in Manahawkin on MLK Day of Service

For Immediate Release

Contact:         Maryjane Briant
                        News and Media Relations Director
                        Galloway, N.J. 08205
                        (609) 652-4593

Galloway, N.J. - Volunteers are needed for community projects at Stockton's Manahawkin location during the university’s 13th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, Monday, Jan. 16.

Registration, breakfast and project selection begins at 8 a.m. at 712 E. Bay Ave, Manahawkin, N.J.

Activities will be underway from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will include:

  • Assembling items such as socks, wipes and toothbrushes to create “necessity bags” for community members or students;
  • Assembling nutritional one-bag meals that include a recipe;
  • Making covers to protect turtle nests and assembling by-catch reduction devices to save semi-aquatic terrapins from being caught unintentionally by the fishing industry; with Project Terrapin/the Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science (MATES.)

Walk-ins will be very welcome that day, but pre-registration is highly encouraged. Please visit: to pre-register. Participants also are encouraged to use the hashtag #StocktonMLK when posting about the experience on twitter and Facebook.