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Martin Luther King CommUNITY of Greater Kennett Area

Keeping the Dream Alive

Kennett Square, PA   |  www.mlkcommunity.org

Mission

Our mission is to revitalize in our community Dr. Martin Luther King's dream of peace and harmony among all people.

Ruling year info

2023

President

Ms. Carol A. Black

Vice-president

Mr. Dan Cornett

Main address

P. O. Box 1213

Kennett Square, PA 19348 USA

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EIN

47-2366504

NTEE code info

Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups (R20)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (W12)

Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (S20)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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Annual MLKCommUNITY Breakfast

Our signature fundraising and fellowship event that brings together over 400 diverse community leaders from all walks of life in the Greater Kennett Square area.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Interfaith groups

The Martin Luther King Jr. CommUNITY of the Greater Kennett Area's "Change for Change"program invites the community to donate spare change to help feed the hungry in the greater Kennett Square and West Grove PA areas. All funds will be donated to the Kennett Food Cupboard and the West Grove Bridge Food Pantry.

Population(s) Served
Families
Economically disadvantaged people

Opportunity to dialogue with keynote speaker after the annual breakfast honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, held at the Kennett Inn and to volunteer in service projects on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Sharing.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people
Seniors

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback

Financials

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The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Martin Luther King CommUNITY of Greater Kennett Area

Board of directors
as of 11/21/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Carol Black

Martin Luther King CommUNITY of Greater Kennett Area

Term: 2016 - 2023

Pam Carter

Martin Luther King CommUNITY of Greater Kennett Area

Marvin Powell

Martin Luther King CommUNITY of Greater Kennett Area

Dan Cornett

Martin Luther King CommUNITY of Greater Kennett AreammUNITY of Greater Kennett Area

Brenda Mercomes

Martin Luther King CommUNITY of Greater Kennett Area

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/21/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American
Gender identity
Female
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability