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King Memorial still short of funds

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Fund Drive is still $18 million short of its goal says Carl N. Hamilton.

Hamilton is the local chair of the fund drive and says that the cost for the national memorial to King is now $120 million of which $102 has been raised.

Hamilton was at the Alpha Phi Alpha unity breakfast on Monday seeking donations.

To donate online go to www.buildthedream.org.

Telephone contributions can be made by calling 888-484-3373.

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