Ways to Serve on MLK Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is January 18th! Although there are still restrictions across the Commonwealth related to COVID-19, there are still many ways you can help your community on this national day of service. Here are a few examples of projects looking for volunteers:

Alexandria
Learn to Make Care Packages from Volunteer Alexandria who will provide instruction on how to make laundry detergent at home, discuss various items to include in your care packages, and how you can include special touches. Details
Arlington
New Hope Housing Welcome Home Kits are needed for their clients who are moving out to permanent housing. Volunteers will join a Zoom call to make a kit. Details
Charlottesville
The Nature Conservancy MLK Day Watershed Clean-Up (1/18) will have volunteers removing plastic bottles, cans and other debris from various locations Details
Loudoun County
The Tree of Life Ministries Purcellville Pantry Location is in need of volunteers to donate and deliver food and various other items to help those in need of assistance in the New River Valley area. Details
Radford Area
Book and Diaper Drives for the Children's Health Improvement Partnership (CHIP) are very much in need for children in the community. Details
Richmond
Chester YMCA MLK Day Self-Care Donation Kits are needed for staff who have been working around the clock for the children they serve. Details
Get more information about MLK Day projects in your area by contacting your local Volunteer Center.
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