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(PHOTOS) 2020 MLK Service Project

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(PHOTOS) 2020 MLK Service Project

(left to right) Dave Hammond and his wife, Nancy Bartlett, both of Decatur, volunteer at a home on Driftwood Terrace in Decatur on January 18th, 2020. MLK Service Project offers free home repairs for older residents. Volunteer tasks included yard work, home repairs, weatherizing homes and cleaning the gutters. Rebecca Breyer/contributor
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By Rebecca Breyer, contributor 

Decatur’s annual Martin Luther King Jr Service Project concludes Monday, Jan. 20.

Hundreds of volunteers fanned out through Oakhurst during the weekend to help elderly residents with repair projects.

Here are some photos from Saturday, Jan. 18.

Nick Brown, of Decatur, volunteers at Driftwood Terrace in Decatur on Jan. 18. The MLK Service Project offers free home repairs for older residents. Volunteer tasks included yard work, home repairs, weatherizing homes and cleaning the gutters. Rebecca Breyer/contributor

Nancy Bartlett, of Decatur, volunteers at Driftwood Terrace in Decatur on Jan. 18.. MLK Service Project offers free home repairs for older residents. Volunteer tasks included yard work, home repairs, weatherizing homes and cleaning the gutters. Rebecca Breyer/contributor

(left to right) Chris Floyd, of Conyers, and Quandra Zellner, of Conyers, volunteer at a home on McDonough Street in Decatur on Jan. 18. The MLK Service Project offers free home repairs for older residents. Volunteer tasks included yard work, home repairs, weatherizing homes and cleaning the gutters. Rebecca Breyer/contributor

(left to right) Eric Gogstad, of Decatur, volunteers with his son, Nathan Gogstad, 14, at a home on McDonough Street in Decatur on Jan. 18. The MLK Service Project offers free home repairs for older residents. Volunteer tasks included yard work, home repairs, weatherizing homes and cleaning the gutters. Rebecca Breyer/contributor

Zahara Mahitula, 15, of Decatur, volunteers in the back yard at a home on Park Drive in Decatur on Jan. 18. The MLK Service Project offers free home repairs for older residents. Volunteer tasks included yard work, home repairs, weatherizing homes and cleaning the gutters. Rebecca Breyer/contributor

Sadio Shekh, 12, of Decatur, volunteers in the back yard at a home on Park Drive in Decatur on Jan. 18. The MLK Service Project offers free home repairs for older residents. Volunteer tasks included yard work, home repairs, weatherizing homes and cleaning the gutters. Rebecca Breyer/contributor

Tobyah James, 13, of Decatur, volunteers in the back yard at a home on Park Drive in Decatur on Jan. 18. The MLK Service Project offers free home repairs for older residents. Volunteer tasks included yard work, home repairs, weatherizing homes and cleaning the gutters. Rebecca Breyer/contributor

Sharif Atik, 15, of Decatur volunteers in the back yard at a home on Park Drive in Decatur on Jan. 18. The MLK Service Project offers free home repairs for older residents. Volunteer tasks included yard work, home repairs, weatherizing homes and cleaning the gutters. Rebecca Breyer/contributor

(left to right) Diane Loupe, of Decatur and the yard captain, Shiphrah James 12, of Decatur, and Megene Chibuyu, 12, of Decatur, work in the back yard at a home on Park Drive in Decatur on Jan. 18. The MLK Service Project offers free home repairs for older residents. Volunteer tasks included yard work, home repairs, weatherizing homes and cleaning the gutters. Rebecca Breyer/contributor

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