MLK Day of Service
2023 MLK Day of Service
"A Day On, Not A Day Off"!
SAVE THE DATE: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, Monday, January 16, 2023.
All volunteers are encouraged to join us at Washington-Liberty High School (W-L) for opening activities and program. Check in begins at 8:30 a.m. and includes t-shirt distribution (for the first 500 volunteers) and photo booth opportunities. The opening program at W-L is 9 – 9:30 a.m.
Schedule on Monday, January 16, 2023:
8:30 a.m. - Check in begins at Washington-Liberty High School
9:00 a.m. - Opening Program at Washington-Liberty High School
9:30 a.m. - Transition time to projects and travel to off-site locations (if necessary)
9:45 a.m. - Projects at Volunteer Arlington site (W-L) begin
10:00 a.m.- Off-site and virtual projects begin
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Conclusion, dependent on the project
Just as there are a variety of ways to be civically engaged, there are a variety of civic engagement projects for this year's MLK Day of Service. You can sign up for an in-person project at Washington-Liberty High School, in-person project at other locations, and/or virtual project. Browse the opportunities below and sign up to volunteer!
- AFAC - Listen and Learn on Food Insecurity/Food Collection
- Arlington Master Naturalists - Habitat Restoration at Potomac Overlook Regional Park
- Arlington Neighborhood Village - Learn How to Help Your Neighbors Age in Place
- Arlington Rotary Club - Make No Sew Fleece Blankets for Kids in Affordable Housing
- AHC Inc. - Snack Bags for AHC Students Virual Option or In Person Option
- CARRT - Ready, Set, Go-Bag!: Help Your Neighbors in Need Prepare for an Emergency
- CRi - Creating Valentines for CRi Individuals
- Culpepper Garden - Cheer Bundles
- Doorways - Donation Scavenger Hunt
- EcoAction Arlington - Barcroft Park Clean Up
- Encore Stage & Studio - Flip the Script: The Day Nothing Happened
- Marymount University/PathForward - Feeding Arlington: Growing the Greater Good
- New Hope Housing - Listen and Learn and Restock our Food Pantry
- New Hope Housing - Listen and Learn and Make Welcome Home Kits
- R.E.A.D. - Book Bundles for Babies
- Recovery Program Solutions of Virginia - Create Cards to Uplift our Community
- Rosie Riveters - STEM Kit Packing
- VICAP - Listen & Learn on the Virginia Insurance Counseling & Assistance Program: Coming soon
- Youth Service America (YSA) - Creating Your Own Service Project
Check out the following "Listen and Learn Sessions" held as part of our 2022 MLK Day of Service.
- AHC Inc.
- Congregation Etz Hayim
- Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ
- Searle Business Solutions, LLC