Volunteer day promoted to honor late Mister Rogers

A figure of the late Fred Rogers, host of the PBS children's television program "Mister Rogers Neighborhood", is positioned on the bench near one of the actual sweaters and shoes Rogers used in his television program after a photo shoot at the Heinz History Center before it is placed on exhibit at the museum in Pittsburgh, Friday, March 19, 2010. Rogers, who died in 2003, was a Pittsburgh area native. Now, Rogers' friends want to honor his legacy with a national day of volunteering on his birthday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) (AP)

March 19, 2010 11:03:22 AM PDT
Mister Rogers cared deeply about his neighbors and his neighborhood, both in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and in real life.