Citizens Bank Foundation donates $25,000 to support free admission day at the African American Museum in Philadelphia

A full day of activities offered at the museum to commemorate MLK

PHILADELPHIA (January 9, 2014) The Citizens Bank Foundation announced that it is donating $25,000 to the African American Museum in Philadelphia to underwrite the museum’s commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 20, 2014. The grant will allow the museum to offer free admission and cultural activities to more than 3,000 museum visitors expected that day.  As part of the museum’s Sharing the Heritage Day, visitors will enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities, including arts and crafts, historic reenactments, dynamic musical, dance and cultural performances, and a special lunchtime appearance by the Phillie Phanatic. To encourage visits by families, the bank will offer the Citizens Bank Scavenger Hunt for Heritage, a fun and educational activity that will help children explore and experience the museum. Here is a summary of coverage from the announcement:

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