Millikin student volunteers, Salvation Army participates in United Way's Day of Action

DECATUR - Student volunteers from Millikin University's AmeriCorps VISTA program will work with The Salvation Army Homeless Shelter residents during the United Way's Day of Action on August 22 and August 23.

According to Salvation Army Shelter Director Jeff Mueller, "The students and residents will be assisting us with landscaping around the shelter and painting a nearby fence."

The group will work from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on both days.  Mueller says that a majority of the work would be concentrated on the landscaping around the building, planting, and spreading of mulch.

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