MLK Day of Service:  "A Day On, Not A Day Off"!


Once the opening program concludes, please join the Zoom link that was emailed to you for your volunteer event!

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Overview of the MLK Day of Service Program on Monday, January 18, 2021, 9:30am - 12:00pm

9:30 am     LIVE, VIRTUAL Opening Program VIEW LIVE ABOVE ^^^

10:00 am   Service Opportunities, Advocacy Panels, and Volunteer Trainings (Registrations closed on Thursday, January 14th. Participants receive zoom links from partner organizations on Friday, January 15th.)

Thank you for your interest in joining the MLK Day of Service. Registration is currently closed, but if you are interested in joining one of the sessions still accepting volunteers, please email, We will get back to you as soon as we can with additional details.

Service Opportunities

AFAC – Food Drive

AHC, Inc. - Snack Bags 

Arlington Rotary Club – Blanket Making 

Bridges to Independence – Food Collection

Bridges to Independence – Shower Caddy Kit

Bridges to Independence – Cookie Decorating Challenge

Cri – Thank You/Cheer Cards

Culpepper Garden – Winter Cheer Bundles

Doorways - Donation Scavenger Hunt

EcoAction Arlington - Annual MLK Day Park Clean-up 

New Hope Housing – Laundry Detergent DIY

New Hope Housing – Welcome Home Kits

Advocacy Panels

Alliance for Housing Solutions, AHC INC, and APAH - The Importance of Affordable Housing in Arlington

Arlington Community Foundation, Bridges to Independence, and Marymount University - Understanding the Economics of Poverty

Arlington Neighborhood Village - Older Adults Discuss Arlington in the Time of MLK Jr. 

Interview with Samia Byrd, Chief Race and Equity Officer for Arlington County

Project PEACE - "It Takes All of Us": Ending Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence in Arlington

Volunteer Trainings

Arlington Addiction Recovery Initiative - REVIVE Narcan Training 

Arlington Aging and Disability Services - Learn how to impact the lives of older adults by attending the VICAP Training

ASPIRE! Afterschool and Beyond - Learn how to become an effective advocate for ASPIRE!

Youth Service America - Turning Youth Passions into Projects


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