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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day


Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through service projects that focus on hunger, poverty, safe housing, education, and community improvement.

If you are a non-profit or community agency with a project idea, click here.

Event Date & Time

Saturday-Monday, January 18-20, 2025

See the recap and pictures from our most recent MLK Service Day here.

Sign Up For Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day Volunteer Registration Opens December 2024

Projects happening ALL weekend long: Saturday-Monday, January 18-20, 2025

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MLK Day 2023 Book Drive
Donate to the Book Drive

DIY for all ages
Donate a new book to HOTC or The Bookshelf!

Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Service Day
Distribute Food at the Manna Drop

For ages 10+
Sort, pack and distribute food to neighbors in need.

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Volunteer at the MLK Faith Walk

For all ages
Help assist walkers at this annual event.

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Volunteer at the MLK Festival

For all ages
Help with  vendors at this annual event.

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Read to Kids at the Literacy Fair

For all ages
Dress as a character from a book and read to kids.

Make Crafts For A Cause

DIY for all ages
Make no-sew scarves or soups & socks

All Annual Programs & Events

Everyone is invited to join us at our programs and signature volunteer events throughout the year. There is something for everyone!

<strong>21st annual HOTC Day</strong>

21st annual HOTC Day

Uniting through service! OCTOBER 19, 2024
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<strong>Family Volunteer Day</strong>

Family Volunteer Day

Strengthening bonds through service. NOVEMBER 9, 2024
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<strong>MLK Service Day</strong>

MLK Service Day

Enacting change through service. JANUARY 18-20, 2025
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<strong>Hands On Heroes</strong>

Hands On Heroes

Nominate your volunteer heroes! DEADLINE MARCH 15
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<strong>Volunteer Week</strong>

Volunteer Week

Celebrating service and volunteers! APRIL 20-27, 2024
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<strong>Cheers For Volunteers</strong>

Cheers For Volunteers

Recognizing volunteers! APRIL 23, 2024
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<strong>Project Impact</strong>

Project Impact

Summer service camp! JUNE 3-7, 2024
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<strong>Manna Drops</strong>

Manna Drops

Free food distributions. YEAR-ROUND.
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