CHICAGO (CBS) — Volunteers with I Am a Gentleman Monday cleaned and sanitized the Salvation Army Center near 69th and Morgan as part of a day of service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.

The goal was to make sure it is ready to serve the community when it can reopen.

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“Dr. King was a man who stood for service. He served all people. And of course we’re living in difficult times in a dark world, but it was Dr. King who said that light can only shine in darkness. That’s why we’re here, to try to bring some light to a dim and dark world,” said Jermaine Anderson.

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Teens in the program and other volunteers, including Mariano’s employees, added some elbow grease to the day of service.

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