Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  said, “Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve.”

LISC AmeriCorps members have been serving our communities for over two decades.

Read about how and where they will be volunteering on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service here.

There are several local opportunities for you to serve on MLK Day.  Check out this list here as well as the opportunities described below:

UPO 5th Annual Community Impact Day – MLK Day of Service

Mon, January 15, 2018 at 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM EST at UPO “Petey Greene” Community Service Center (2907 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE)

  • Description: Join the United Planning Organization as we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in a Day of Service on Monday, January 15, 2018! Please arrive by 8:30AM to attend our Volunteer Orientation, a light breakfast will be provided.

MLK Day in N.E. with Washington Parks and People

Mon, January 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST at Marvin Gaye Park (5200 Foote Street NE)

  • Description: More than 100 volunteers from surrounding neighborhoods including local dignitaries, teen service leaders and school aged children will work together to beautify Marvin Gaye Park in Washington D.C.

Meals for Families in Need of Washington DC – Islamic Relief USA

Mon, January 15, 2018 at 9:30am – 1:00 pm at Islamic Heritage Museum (2315 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE)

  • Description: Islamic Relief USA is celebrating the MLK Day of Service on January 15th 2018 by teaming up with America’s Islamic Heritage Museum from 9:30 am – 1pm by serving over 500 hot meals including hot beverages to the needy population of Washington DC. We will also be passing out hot chocolate/coffee to those standing along the route of the MLK Day Parade. We will have IRUSA shirts or vests for all volunteers but please dress warm. Volunteers need to arrive at 9:30 sharp.