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“Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Racial justice is not just about “us” or “them,” but about everyone. Join us as we volunteer in solidarity with directly impacted communities. Service, done right, moves us toward racial justice. How will you serve?

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Repair the World is working on the ground in Baltimore, Detroit, New York City, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Check out the volunteer projects in our Repair the World communities or search below to find some great projects happening outside of our communities.

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Bookstock | Detroit Federation

Detroit, Michigan

Sunday | January 8, 2017

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SelfHelp Community Services, Inc. | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Thursday | January 12, 2017

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Let’s Get Ready Career Workshop | MLK Weekend of Service

Manhattan, New York

Thursday | January 12, 2017

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Reading Partners Literacy Tutoring | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Friday | January 13, 2017

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BCS Afterschool at PS 21 | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Friday | January 13, 2017

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Gift of Life at Shabbat | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Friday | January 13, 2017

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St. John’s Bread and Life | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Friday | January 13, 2017

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Nationalities Service Center | Food Drive for Refugees

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Friday | January 13, 2017

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Manna | Cooking Meals for our Neighbors with Critical Illnesses

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Friday | January 13, 2017

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Cook for a Friend | Preparing, Cooking, and Packaging Meals for Homebound Seniors

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Friday | January 13, 2017

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Cradles to Crayons | School Supply Drive Sorting

W. Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Friday | January 13, 2017

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Brooklyn Children’s Museum (BCM) | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Saturday | January 14, 2017

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SOS Crown Heights | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Saturday | January 14, 2017

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Digital Girl Coding Workshop | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Saturday | January 14, 2017

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Speak Your Peace | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Saturday | January 14, 2017

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School Beautification and Cleanup at PS 770 | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Saturday | January 14, 2017

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Board Game Social at TLC (BCS) | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Saturday | January 14, 2017

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Books through Bars with BOOKlynites | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Saturday | January 14, 2017

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A Day On — Not A Day off | MiNDS

Buena Park, California

Saturday | January 14, 2017

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Decatur MLK Service Project

Decatur, GA

Saturday | January 14, 2017

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Action in a Time of Injustice: MLK Salon with Yavilah McCoy

Harlem, New York

Saturday | January 14, 2017

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The 4th Annual Human Race South Florida

Hollywood, Florida

Saturday | January 14, 2017

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MLK Day of Service with Mujeres de la Tierra

Los Angeles, California

Saturday | January 14, 2017

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Jewish Farm School | Philly Farm Crew @ Hansberry Garden and Nature Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Saturday | January 14, 2017

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Big Dreams for MLK Day

Belmont, Massachusetts

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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Deliver Packages to Russian Speaking Elderly | MLK Weekend of Service

Bensonhurst, New York

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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MLK Jeopardy | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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Serve Meals on MLK Weekend with Masbia

Brooklyn, New York

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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Cooking with CAMBA | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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SNAP Outreach | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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MLK Day Of Service 2017 At PSJC

Brooklyn, New York

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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MLK Day with Friendship Circle

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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Decatur MLK Service Project

Decatur, GA

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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MLK Day of Service | Beth El Synagogue

Durham, North Carolina

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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MLK Literacy Project

East Hills, New York

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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JCC Harlem/UJA | SNAP Outreach on MLK Weekend (AM)

Harlem, New York

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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JCC Harlem/UJA | SNAP Outreach on MLK Weekend (PM)

Harlem, New York

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Assemble Food & Toiletry Packages

Harlem, New York

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Assemble Food & Toiletry Packages

Harlem, New York

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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Mitzvah Circle | Care package-making

Harleysville, Pennsylvania

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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Wire the Wise | MLK Weekend of Service

Manhattan, New York

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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Jewish Relief Agency | Packing and Delivering Produce and Non-perishable items

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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Our Closet | MLK Clothing Sort

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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Philly Farm Crew @ One Art Community Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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Philly Farm Crew @ La Finquita Farm

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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Repair the World Baltimore and Jewish Volunteer Connection | JVC MLK Day of Service

Baltimore, Maryland

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Baltimore Jewish Council | MLK Weekend of Service

Baltimore, Maryland

Monday | January 16, 2017

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MLK Day of Service

Baltimore, Maryland

Monday | January 16, 2017

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PMC’S 5th Annual MLK Day of Service

Bay Area, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Enhance the Learning Environment | JCRC of Greater Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Support Boston Youth | JCRC of Greater Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Connect with Seniors | JCRC of Greater Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

Monday | January 16, 2017

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City Year New York’s Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Bronx, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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RTW Teen Service Corps Food Preparation with Muslims Against Hunger | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Family Friendly CBE Feeds | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Food Pantry Kit Assembly | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Family Friendly Hunger Van | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Family Friendly Mural Making with CBE and CAMBA | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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SNAP Outreach | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Family Friendly Service with MET Council (AM) | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Family Friendly Service with MET Council (PM) | MLK Weekend of Service

Brooklyn, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Make a Difference | JCRC of Greater Boston

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Katz JCC MLK Day of Service

Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Volunteer: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Chicago, Illinois

Monday | January 16, 2017

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United in Hope, Standing for Justice

Chicago, Illinois

Monday | January 16, 2017

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MLK Day Volunteer Program

Chicago, Illinois

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Decatur MLK Service Project

Decatur, GA

Monday | January 16, 2017

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BJBE MLK Day of Service 2017

Deerfield, Illinois

Monday | January 16, 2017

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2017 Annual Detroit MLK Day Rally and March

Detroit, Michigan

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Gardening with Collective Roots

East Palo Alto, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Plant Trees with Canopy

East Palo Alto, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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10 Books A Home Curiosity Workshop

East Palo Alto, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Give Together, a Family Volunteer Event

Fairfax, Virginia

Monday | January 16, 2017

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MLK Signature Day of Service | Hands on Broward

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Day of Service at the Orange County Food Bank

Garden Grove, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Gladwyne Jewish Memorial Cemetery Cleanup and Maintainance

Gladwyne, Pennsylvania

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Half Moon Bay Habitat Restoration

Half Moon Bay, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Assemble Food & Toiletry Packages

Harlem, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Assemble Food & Toiletry Packages

Harlem, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Cook A Hot Meal on MLK Day

Harlem, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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JCC Harlem/UJA | SNAP Outreach on MLK Day (AM)

Harlem, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Serve a Hot Meal on MLK Day

Harlem, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Cook A Hot Meal on MLK Day

Harlem, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Serve a Hot Meal on MLK Day

Harlem, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Mitzvah Circle | Care package-making

Harleysville, Pennsylvania

Monday | January 16, 2017

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9th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service | City Year Miami

Homestead, Florida

Monday | January 16, 2017

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City Year Jacksonville Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Jacksonville, Florida

Monday | January 16, 2017

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MLK Day of Service | Los Angeles Education Partnership

Los Angeles, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Transforming Spaces for Older Adults | MLK Weekend of Service

Manhattan, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Toiletry Kit Making and Exploring Hunger Issues with Hunger Free America | MLK Weekend of Service

Manhattan, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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2017 MLK Day of Service

Media, Pennsylvania

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Serve a Meal at St. Anthony’s Padua Dining Room

Menlo Park, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Engage: Cook for the BJ Shelter on MLK Day

New York, New York

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Mitzvah Day 2017

Palo Alto, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Gardening with Grassroots Ecology at Arastradero Preserve

Palo Alto, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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No-Sew Blankets for Project Linus

Palo Alto, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Deliver Soup and Play Games at Fisher House

Palo Alto, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Gardening at the Palo Alto Animal Shelter

Palo Alto, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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MLK Day of Service

Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Pigeon Point Lighthouse and Road Clean Up

Pescadero, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Nationalities Service Center | Packing Care Packages

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Monday | January 16, 2017

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West Philadelphia Alliance for Children | Assembling Goodie Bags & Information Packets

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Nationalities Service Center | Cooking Meals for Refugees

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Rhawnhurst NORC | Supporting Older Adult Independence

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Philadelphia FIGHT | MLK Weekend of Service

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Day of Action

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Monday | January 16, 2017

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MLK Day with Center City Kehilah

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Mural Painting with City Year Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Philly Farm Crew at Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Repair the World | School Supply Drive Sorting

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Monday | January 16, 2017

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PJ Library MLK Day of Service for Pre-School

Portland, Oregon

Monday | January 16, 2017

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PJ Library Small Hands Give Back

Sarasota, Florida

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Celebrate MLK With Stroum Jewish Community Center

Seattle, Washington

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Pick Fruit with Village Harvest

Sunnyvale, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

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DCJCC’s Annual MLK Day of Service

Washington, D.C.

Monday | January 16, 2017

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MLK Day of Service | Washington Hebrew Congregation

Washington, DC

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Mitzvah Food Project | Cleaning Up the Kleinlife Food Pantry

Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

Monday | January 16, 2017

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Just Harvest | Just Harvest Poverty Simulation

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Thursday | January 19, 2017

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DC Central Kitchen | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Friday | January 20, 2017

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Thrive DC | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Friday | January 20, 2017

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Bringing Hope to the Table Canned Drive (Sunday)

Farmington Hills, Michigan

Saturday | January 21, 2017

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PJ Library | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Fairfax, Virginia

Sunday | January 22, 2017

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Bringing Hope to the Table Canned Drive (Monday)

Farmington Hills, Michigan

Sunday | January 22, 2017

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Ronald McDonald House | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

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Bread for the City | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

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Covenant House Washington | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

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HIAS | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

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Only Make Believe | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

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Racial Justice Training | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington, D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

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United Way | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

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Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

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Gift of Life | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

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National Religious Campaign Against Torture | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

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Food & Friends | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington, D.C.

Monday | January 23, 2017

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DC Central Kitchen | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington, D.C.

Monday | January 23, 2017

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DC Central Kitchen | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Monday | January 23, 2017

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Thrive DC | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington, D.C.

Monday | January 23, 2017

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PHC Mobile Pantry

Detroit, Michigan

Thursday | January 26, 2017

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Just Harvest | Just Harvest Poverty Simulation

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Tuesday | January 31, 2017

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Seeds, Snacks, and Six Packs

Detroit, Michigan

Thursday | February 2, 2017

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Repair the World Baltimore and Jewish Volunteer Connection | JVC MLK Day of Service

1100 Brentwood Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Baltimore Jewish Council | MLK Weekend of Service

3401 W North Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21216

Monday | January 16, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Description

Join the Baltimore Jewish Council and Repair the World for a program on the legacy of interfaith partnership in the civil rights movement and the path forward. All participants are asked to bring 4-5 donations for the MCCCB food pantry.

Seeds, Snacks, and Six Packs

2701 Bagley Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48216

Thursday | February 2, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Description

Join us to pack seeds for Keep Growing Detroit with NextGen Detroit with snacks and drinks

Bringing Hope to the Table Canned Drive (Sunday)

37550 W. 12 Mile, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48331

Saturday | January 21, 2017

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Description

Help collect cans for the PHC canned food drive.

Bringing Hope to the Table Canned Drive (Monday)

37550 W. 12 Mile, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48331

Sunday | January 22, 2017

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Description

Help collect cans for the PHC canned food drive.

2017 Annual Detroit MLK Day Rally and March

23. E. Adams and Woodward, Detroit, Michigan 48226

Monday | January 16, 2017

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Description

14th Annual MLK Day Rally and March

PHC Mobile Pantry

18100 Meyers Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48235

Thursday | January 26, 2017

7:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Description

Help distribute food at PHC's monthly food pantry.

Bookstock | Detroit Federation

6600 Maple Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48322

Sunday | January 8, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Description

Drop off gently used books to be sold at our annual Bookstock!

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Reading Partners Literacy Tutoring | MLK Weekend of Service

50 Jefferson Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11216

Friday | January 13, 2017

8:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Description

Work with an elementary school student one-on-one to help improve their literacy skills. Volunteers arrive at 8:45 am for training on tutoring and learning about the importance of literacy, and how it impacts a child's life trajectory. Volunteers tutor their first student from 10:20-11:05 am and a second student from 11:10-11:55 am. Volunteers are encouraged to bring books appropriate for students in K-4th grades for donation to the Reading Partners classroom.

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Brooklyn Children’s Museum (BCM) | MLK Weekend of Service

145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11213

Saturday | January 14, 2017

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Description

Brooklyn Children's Museum provides a three day-long celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day which explores peace, empathy, and togetherness. Repair the World will be volunteering during this weekend at the Brooklyn Children's Museum in order to help support the staff to ensure this event is a meaningful experience for each participant.

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SOS Crown Heights | MLK Weekend of Service

256 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11213

Saturday | January 14, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Description

Come learn about the incredible work of Save our Streets! Volunteers will be canvassing in the Crown Heights community to promote a visible and public message against gun violence, encouraging local voices to articulate that shooting is an unacceptable behavior. Volunteers must be 18 or older.

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BCS Afterschool at PS 21 | MLK Weekend of Service

180 Chauncey Street, Brooklyn, New York 11233

Friday | January 13, 2017

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Description

Brooklyn Community Services offers a free after-school program for children in Brooklyn Public Schools. Repair the World will bringing volunteers to PS 21 to help run an MLK-themed activity day for kids from kindergarten to 5th grade. Volunteers must be 15 and up!

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Gift of Life at Shabbat | MLK Weekend of Service

95 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Friday | January 13, 2017

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Description

Volunteer with the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation and help give those seeking a life-saving donation- the gift of life at our MLK weekend Shabbat dinner. The bone marrow registry helps connect those suffering from diseases like Leukemia and Lymphoma to a bone marrow donor to help save their life.

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Transforming Spaces for Older Adults | MLK Weekend of Service

331 E 12th St, Manhattan, New York 10003

Monday | January 16, 2017

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Description

In partnership with UJA-Federation of New York and the help of volunteers like you, Educational Alliance is doing a dynamic refurbishment of spaces at our Sirovich Center for Balanced Living, an innovative senior center in the East Village, during MLK weekend. Volunteers will transform Sirovich by brightening and refreshing some of the Center's most heavily used spaces, including dining, art and multi-purpose rooms. The Monday PM shift will include the following projects: Complete all wall painting and murals, Hooks and shelves installed, Furniture completed and brought to rooms, Canvas murals completed and arranged for drying. We hope you will join us for this day of hands-on volunteering that will create more welcoming places for our seniors to socialize with one another, participate in program activities and access comprehensive supports.

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Digital Girl Coding Workshop | MLK Weekend of Service

808 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11216

Saturday | January 14, 2017

10:00AM - 1:00PM

Description

Join the Digital Girl and Repair the World teams as we spend our Saturday morning teaching STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) to elementary and middle school students in our community! Volunteers will work individually with students on their MLK-themed games! No prior computer coding experience necessary.

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Speak Your Peace | MLK Weekend of Service

256 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11213

Saturday | January 14, 2017

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Description

Join the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center and the Save Our Streets Crown Heights team in their efforts to change neighborhood norms around gun violence. This anti-gun violence campaign is for volunteers of all ages to make posters with messages of peace. Draw a picture, write a few words, take a picture, or do whatever is in your heart to respond to gun violence in your neighborhood. The posters will be used for S.O.S. events and in social media campaigns!

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RTW Teen Service Corps Food Preparation with Muslims Against Hunger | MLK Weekend of Service

808 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11216

Monday | January 16, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Description

Repair the World is excited to partner with Hunger Van this year for our annual MLK Weekend of Service. For our teen service opportunity this year we will be packaging up healthy and culturally appropriate foods for people who are food insecure. We will take an in-depth look at Dr. King's message and how teens can help make his dream a reality!

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St. John’s Bread and Life | MLK Weekend of Service

795 Lexington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11221

Friday | January 13, 2017

6:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Description

Come out and serve on Martin Luther King Weekend at St. John's Bread & Life. We will be volunteering in the soup kitchen where we will help prepare and serve meals for clients.

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School Beautification and Cleanup at PS 770 | MLK Weekend of Service

60 East 94th St, Brooklyn, New York 11212

Saturday | January 14, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Join Repair the World as we partner with PS 770 here in Central Brooklyn for a School Beautification and Cleanup Project. We will help with painting, organizing, and even more to help the school educate its students even more effecitvely! Martin Luther King Jr. acknowledged that education is the center of so much, so we cannot think of many better ways to honor his legacy than volunteering in a local school!

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Family Friendly CBE Feeds | MLK Weekend of Service

274 Garfield Pl, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Description

Sandwich Making for Brooklyn Community Services with CBE Feeds - Join us to make sandwiches to be donated to Brooklyn Community Services in Coney Island. Come at 9:30 am for light bagel brunch and learning with Rabbi Marc Katz. Participants must be 9 years or older. This opportunity is kid friendly! One driver is needed for this project at 11:30am and must be willing to make 2 stops in Coney Island (that are close to each other). Driver instructions will be given at CBE.

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Deliver Packages to Russian Speaking Elderly | MLK Weekend of Service

7802 Bay Pkwy, Bensonhurst, New York 11214

Sunday | January 15, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:30PM

Description

This MLK Weekend, join us for an engaging morning of service and connection in the diverse community of Bensonhurst. We will be assembling food packages and delivering them in small groups to needy older adults in their homes. Sponsored by UJA Federation of NY: Time for Good.

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MLK Jeopardy | MLK Weekend of Service

2697 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11207

Sunday | January 15, 2017

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Description

The East New York Clubhouse is an internationally recognized Clubhouse accredited by Clubhouse International. It provides a community environment for adults with mental illness within which they can attain their life goals. Members and staff work side-by-side to accomplish the day-to-day work of the Clubhouse. Come and enjoy playing MLK Jeopardy with particpants of the ENY Clubhouse! Time is subjected to change. Participants must be 18+

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Serve Meals on MLK Weekend with Masbia

1372 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11230

Sunday | January 15, 2017

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Join us at Masbia where we will serve hot meals to local clients. At Masbia, clients get a more dignified experience as volunteers prepare and serve meals in a restaurant style format.

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Board Game Social at TLC (BCS) | MLK Weekend of Service

116 Williams Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11207

Saturday | January 14, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Description

TLC supports women who are recovering from severe trauma (domestic violence, sexual assault, and mental health conditions) with temporary shelter and assistance to secure permanent housing. Repair the World will be bringing people to socialize with the TLC residents in order to gain a senese of community. Particpants must be 18 and older.

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Let’s Get Ready Career Workshop | MLK Weekend of Service

524 W 59th St, Manhattan, New York 10019

Thursday | January 12, 2017

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Description

Let's Get Ready provides low-income high school students with free SAT preparation, admissions counseling and other support services needed to gain admission to and graduate from college. Services are provided by volunteer college students who also serve as role models and mentors. Repair the World is recruiting professionals from all career fields to volunteer their experiences and expertise with smart, motivated, college students and help them plan and prepare for a successful future. Volunteers will do this by helping students write and revise resumes and cover letters, pratice interviewing, and help build their networking skills.

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Food Pantry Kit Assembly | MLK Weekend of Service

808 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11216

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Join Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger (BSCAH) and Repair the World NYC for Repair the World's MLK Weekend of Service! We will be assembling food kit bags for BSCAH Food Pantry to donate to the community of Central Brooklyn.

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Cooking with CAMBA | MLK Weekend of Service

3114 Glenwood Rd, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Sunday | January 15, 2017

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Description

Repair the World and CAMBA Homeless Shelter are partnering for an opportunity for volunteers to cook dinner for guests of Vanderveer Park Episcopal Church and to eat dinner with guests of both Vanderveer Park Episcopal Church and Brooklyn Heights Synagogue! From 4pm-6pm, volunteers will cook dinner at Vanderveer Park Episcopal Church. Optional** 7pm-9pm volunteers can eat dinner with guests of both Vanderveer Park Episcopal Church and Brooklyn Heights Synagogue!

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SelfHelp Community Services, Inc. | MLK Weekend of Service

327 E 5th St, Brooklyn, New York 11218

Thursday | January 12, 2017

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Description

Help throw an afternoon gathering for Holocaust Survivors living in Brooklyn. Volunteers will spend the afternoon serving lunch, dancing and mingling with the seniors. Assistance is needed throughout the event with everything from set-up and meal preparation and service to clean-up and helping the seniors to their cars after the event.

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Books through Bars with BOOKlynites | MLK Weekend of Service

123 Columbia St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Saturday | January 14, 2017

1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Description

1:00 PM-3:00 PM

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Wire the Wise | MLK Weekend of Service

1395 Lexington Ave, Manhattan, New York 10128

Sunday | January 15, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Description

Wire the Wise provides monthly intergenerational meetups at different senior centers around New York. Senior adults, the Wise, can share their knowledge with young professionals, the Wired, while also learning how to use modern technology. Following breakfast, 1-on-1 tech learning begins which allows the Wise to learn technology from the Wired in a comfortable environment with effective results.

Family Friendly Hunger Van | MLK Weekend of Service

808 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11216

Monday | January 16, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Description

Join us at Repair The World where we will be partnering with Muslims Against Hunger to package meals for the hungry. The event will be family friendly but anyone is welcome to join in.

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Family Friendly Mural Making with CBE and CAMBA | MLK Weekend of Service

274 Garfield Place, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Description

Join us to make murals for our CAMBA Respite Bed Shelter. Come at 9:30 am for light bagel brunch and learning with Rabbi Marc Katz.

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Toiletry Kit Making and Exploring Hunger Issues with Hunger Free America | MLK Weekend of Service

257 W 88th St, Manhattan, New York 10024

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Join us at B'nai Jeshurun for a series of hands on activities including making toiletry gift sets for the guests of our Judith Bernstein Lunch Program, learning with Hunger Free America about the challenges that face those our most vulnerable New Yorkers, and a mini SNAP and budgeting challenge. Families with children of all ages are encouraged to attend.

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JCC Harlem/UJA | SNAP Outreach on MLK Weekend (AM)

318 118th St, Harlem, New York 10026

Sunday | January 15, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Description

Volunteers will distribute flyers providing information on the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program, providing nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and checks to purchase nutritious foods for low-income families with young children in and around the JCC Harlem. Our flyers will also inform residents where and when they can be pre-screened for eligibility and receive application assistance from a NYCCAH benefits access staff member. Volunteers will participate in a brief day-of outreach training session before going to flyer in small groups. At the end of our time, we’ll gather back together for hot chocolate and a debrief session.

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JCC Harlem/UJA | SNAP Outreach on MLK Weekend (PM)

318 118th St, Harlem, New York 10026

Sunday | January 15, 2017

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Description

Volunteers will distribute flyers providing information on the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program, providing nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and checks to purchase nutritious foods for low-income families with young children in and around the JCC Harlem. Our flyers will also inform residents where and when they can be pre-screened for eligibility and receive application assistance from a NYCCAH benefits access staff member. Volunteers will participate in a brief day-of outreach training session before going to flyer in small groups. At the end of our time, we’ll gather back together for hot chocolate and a debrief session.

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Assemble Food & Toiletry Packages

318 118th St, Harlem, New York 10026

Monday | January 16, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Description

The Community Pantry is an incredible asset in Harlem, located on W. 116th St offering direct food service to New Yorkers in need since 1984. Volunteers will meet at JCC Harlem (on W. 118th St) and spend the morning assembling shelf stable chili/soup packets and toiletry kits for those who receive services from the Pantry.

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Assemble Food & Toiletry Packages

318 118th St, Harlem, New York 10026

Monday | January 16, 2017

1:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Description

The Community Pantry is an incredible asset in Harlem, located on W. 116th St offering direct food service to New Yorkers in need since 1984. Volunteers will meet at JCC Harlem (on W. 118th St) and spend the morning assembling shelf stable chili/soup packets and toiletry kits for those who receive services from the Pantry.

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Cook A Hot Meal on MLK Day

318 118th St, Harlem, New York 10026

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Mandala Café founder Daiken Nelson has been cooking and serving hot meals on W. 116th and Adam Clayton Powell every Wednesday evening for 75-150 people for years. Together we hope to serve upwards of 300 people for a lunch and dinner shift on MLK Day, when children are out of school and hot meals are needed.

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JCC Harlem/UJA | SNAP Outreach on MLK Day (AM)

318 118th St, Harlem, New York 10026

Monday | January 16, 2017

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Description

Volunteers will distribute flyers providing information on the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program, providing nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and checks to purchase nutritious foods for low-income families with young children in and around the JCC Harlem. Our flyers will also inform residents where and when they can be pre-screened for eligibility and receive application assistance from a NYCCAH benefits access staff member. Volunteers will participate in a brief day-of outreach training session before going to flyer in small groups. At the end of our time, we’ll gather back together for hot chocolate and a debrief session.

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Assemble Food & Toiletry Packages

318 118th St, Harlem, New York 10026

Sunday | January 15, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Description

The Community Pantry is an incredible asset in Harlem, located on W. 116th St offering direct food service to New Yorkers in need since 1984. Volunteers will meet at JCC Harlem (on W. 118th St) and spend the morning assembling shelf stable chili/soup packets and toiletry kits for those who receive services from the Pantry.

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Serve a Hot Meal on MLK Day

318 118th St, Harlem, New York 10026

Monday | January 16, 2017

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Description

Mandala Café founder Daiken Nelson has been cooking and serving hot meals on W 116 th and Adam Clayton Powell every Wednesday evening for 75-150 people for years. Together we hope to serve upwards of 300 people for a lunch and dinner shift on MLK Day, when children are out of school and hot meals are needed.

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Assemble Food & Toiletry Packages

318 118th St, Harlem, New York 10026

Sunday | January 15, 2017

1:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Description

The Community Pantry is an incredible asset in Harlem, located on W. 116th St offering direct food service to New Yorkers in need since 1984. Volunteers will meet at JCC Harlem (on W. 118th St) and spend the afternoon assembling shelf stable chili/soup packets and toiletry kits for those who receive services from the Pantry.

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Cook A Hot Meal on MLK Day

318 118th St, Harlem, New York 10026

Monday | January 16, 2017

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Description

Mandala Café founder Daiken Nelson has been cooking and serving hot meals on W 116 th and Adam Clayton Powell every Wednesday evening for 75-150 people for years. Together we hope to serve upwards of 300 people for a lunch and dinner shift on MLK Day, when children are out of school and hot meals are needed.

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JCC Harlem/UJA | Serve a Hot Meal on MLK Day

318 118th St, Harlem, New York 10026

Monday | January 16, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Description

Mandala Café founder Daiken Nelson has been cooking and serving hot meals on W 116 th and Adam Clayton Powell every Wednesday evening for 75-150 people for years. Together we hope to serve upwards of 300 people for a lunch and dinner shift on MLK Day, when children are out of school and hot meals are needed.

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SNAP Outreach | MLK Weekend of Service

808 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11216

Sunday | January 15, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Description

Join Repair the World and Hunger Free America for neighborhood canvassing and SNAP benefits outreach. Volunteers will educate residents of NYC what SNAP (food stamp) benefits are and where to get Pre-Screened in their neighborhoods. Volunteers will have a 20 minute education session.

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SNAP Outreach | MLK Weekend of Service

808 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11216

Monday | January 16, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Description

Join Repair the World and Hunger Free America for neighborhood canvassing and SNAP benefits outreach. Volunteers will educate residents of NYC what SNAP (food stamp) benefits are and where to get Pre-Screened in their neighborhoods. Volunteers will have a 20 minute education session.

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Family Friendly Service with MET Council (AM) | MLK Weekend of Service

17 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Families with children of all ages are invited to join us for service and learning benefiting Brooklynites in need. Together we will assemble winter accessory packets, refresh supplies for children in local schools, pack food for those experiencing food insecurity, and prepare materials for outreach about SNAP benefits. Sponsored by UJA Federation of NY: Time for Good.

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Family Friendly Service with MET Council (PM) | MLK Weekend of Service

17 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Monday | January 16, 2017

12:30PM - 2:30PM

Description

Families with children of all ages are invited to join us for service and learning benefiting Brooklynites in need. Together we will assemble winter accessory packets, refresh supplies for children in local schools, pack food for those experiencing food insecurity, and prepare materials for outreach about SNAP benefits. Sponsored by UJA Federation of NY: Time for Good.

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Action in a Time of Injustice: MLK Salon with Yavilah McCoy

318 118th St, Harlem, New York 10026

Saturday | January 14, 2017

5:30PM-7:00PM

Description

Join us for an interactive conversation with racial justice leader Yavilah McCoy, Executive Director of Ayecha, as we dive deeper into topics of Jewish allyship and racial justice in memory of Martin Luther King Jr. The evening will begin with a community Havdalah. Child care provided with advanced RSVP.

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Mitzvah Food Project | Cleaning Up the Kleinlife Food Pantry

45 Haverford Rd, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania 19096

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Description

The Jewish Federation’s Mitzvah Food Project addresses hunger and malnutrition by providing nutritious food and basic staples in a caring and dignified manner to individuals and families in need. Volunteers will support Mitzvah Food Project by cleaning out the food pantry at the Kaiserman JCC. Transportation from West Philadelphia will be provided.

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Nationalities Service Center | Packing Care Packages

1216 Arch St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Description

Join Nationalities Services Center and Repair the World for a Day of Action. We will be packaging non-perishable foods in care packages, which will be delivered to refugee families upon their arrival in the United States. Please also consider bringing donations of salt, white rice, cooking oil, black tea, black pepper, corn flour, lentils, green peas, raisins, chickpeas and pasta to Repair the World (4029 Market St, Philadelphia PA 19104) between the hours of 9am-3pm, Monday-Thursday, 9am-3pm Friday, before 1/13/2017. These donations will be packaged at this Day of Action. We appreciate your support!

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West Philadelphia Alliance for Children | Assembling Goodie Bags & Information Packets

5070 Parkside Ave #1414, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

WePAC mobilizes volunteers to reopen libraries and provide academic mentoring in Philadelphia public schools. Volunteers will be assembling goodie bags and information packets for National School Library Week.

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Nationalities Service Center | Food Drive for Refugees

4029 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Friday | January 13, 2017

Description

Support Philadelphia's immigrant and refugee communities by bringing donations to Repair the World (4029 Market St, Philadelphia PA 19104), between the hours of 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday. We will be collecting donations until 1/13/2017. Requested items are: salt, white rice, cooking oil, black tea, black pepper, corn flour, lentils, green peas, raisins, chick peas, and pasta. On MLK Day on 1/16, volunteers will be making refugee care packages with these donations at the NSC office, to be distributed in the following weeks.

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Nationalities Service Center | Cooking Meals for Refugees

801 N 48th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19143

Monday | January 16, 2017

2pm-4pm

Description

Nationalities Service Center prepares and empowers immigrants and refugees in the Philadelphia region to transcend challenging circumstances by providing comprehensive client-centered services to build a solid foundation for a self-sustaining and dignified future. Join Kol Tzedek synagogue in supporting Philadelphia's immigrant and refugee communities, by preparing home-cooked meals for newly-arrived refugees, upon their arrival in the US.

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Cradles to Crayons | School Supply Drive Sorting

30 Clipper Road, W. Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 19428

Friday | January 13, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Description

Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth to age 12, living in low- income and homeless situations, with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school and at play. Join us for sorting clothes and school supplies on Friday 1/13 from 1pm-3pm in West Conshohocken, PA.

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Jewish Relief Agency | Packing and Delivering Produce and Non-perishable items

10980 Dutton Rd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19154

Sunday | January 15, 2017

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

The Jewish Relief Agency (JRA) is a charitable organization whose aim is to identify and feed needy Jewish clients in the Greater Philadelphia region. Join us in packaging and delivering produce and other non-perishable items to best support JRA in their efforts to address hunger.

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Manna | Cooking Meals for our Neighbors with Critical Illnesses

2323 Ranstead St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

Friday | January 13, 2017

7:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Description

MANNA is a non-profit organization that cooks and delivers nutritious, medically-appropriate meals and provides nutrition counseling to neighbors who are battling life-threatening illnesses such as cancer, renal disease, and HIV/AIDS. Join us for cooking meals for our neighbors with critical illnesses, this MLK weekend.

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Mitzvah Circle | Care package-making

1561 Gehman Rd, Harleysville, Pennsylvania 19438

Sunday | January 15, 2017

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Description

Mitzvah Circle Foundation supports people through tragedy and crisis, serving those walking along life's edge by providing individualized material support. Volunteers will help to sort and create care packages for individuals and families dealing with crisis, poverty, homelessness and serious illness.

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Mitzvah Circle | Care package-making

1561 Gehman Rd, Harleysville, Pennsylvania 19438

Monday | January 16, 2017

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Description

Mitzvah Circle Foundation supports people through tragedy and crisis, serving those walking along life's edge by providing individualized material support. Volunteers will help to sort and create care packages for individuals and families dealing with crisis, poverty, homelessness and serious illness.

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Our Closet | MLK Clothing Sort

400 S State Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19064

Sunday | January 15, 2017

9:00-11:00AM

Description

Our Closet recognizes that many vulnerable community members are struggling to make ends meet. By providing free, quality clothing to community members in need, Our Closet hopes to meet a basic need for our customers so they can better focus on handling other stressors in their lives.

On Sunday, 1/15, volunteers from Rodeph Shalom will be volunteering from 10am-12pm. On Monday, 1/16, volunteers from Kellman Brown Academy and Cap Galil will be volunteering from 9-11am. If you are a member of one of these two communities, RSVP to the e-mail below.

Cook for a Friend | Preparing, Cooking, and Packaging Meals for Homebound Seniors

801 S 48th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19143

Friday | January 13, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Description

Cook for a Friend brings together volunteers from the community served by our synagogue to cook nourishing kosher meals, and in conjunction with the JCC Klein Center, distributes them to individuals unable to prepare food for themselves due to illness or poverty. Two groups meet once a month to prepare more than 400 individual food trays in our kosher kitchen. The meals, which are a complete dinner, can be reheated with a minimum of fuss.

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Rhawnhurst NORC | Supporting Older Adult Independence

7500 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19152

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Description

Rhawnhurst NORC enables seniors to receive the support they need to live, and ideally thrive, in their homes while staying connected to the community. Often it’s the “little things” – such as not being able to change a light bulb or not having a reliable ride to the grocery store – that make it difficult or impossible for seniors to remain living safely and with dignity in the home. Volunteers will be performing weatherization tasks needed at this time of year: putting in storm windows, replacing batteries in smoke detectors, replacing hard to reach light bulbs, and sealing / winterizing windows and doors.

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Philadelphia FIGHT | MLK Weekend of Service

1233 Locust St, 3rd floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Description

Volunteers will be asked to use their creativity and help make cards of encouragement and support for our clients and patients. We will have art supplies, positive quotes to include in the cards, and we will also host a discussion on the current state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and how it affects our Philadelphia communities. Volunteers are welcome to bring any art supplies that they want to use in the project.

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Jewish Farm School | Philly Farm Crew @ Hansberry Garden and Nature Center

5150 Wayne Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144

Saturday | January 14, 2017

9:00 PM-1:00 PM

Description

Philly Farm Crew is a joint program of Jewish Farm School and Repair the World, bringing volunteers to work on a variety of urban farms/gardens throughout Philadelphia. Join Philly Farm Crew for an afternoon of outdoor landscaping and beautification at the Hansberry Garden and Nature Center.

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Repair the World | School Supply Drive Sorting

6022 Broad Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206

Monday | January 16, 2017

Just Harvest | Just Harvest Poverty Simulation

600 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222

Thursday | January 19, 2017

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Description

Just Harvest will be facilitating a poverty simulation to help UPMC Health Plan staff better understand some of the obstacles that come with living in poverty.

20 volunteers are needed to run each poverty simulation. Volunteers are each given a unique role – teacher, grocery store cashier, caseworker, employer – and given instructions about how to interact with participants. Each volunteer will be given their packet upon arrival and we will do the training on-site before the simulation begins.

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Just Harvest | Just Harvest Poverty Simulation

TBD, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Tuesday | January 31, 2017

TBD

Description

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City Year New York’s Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

984 Faile St, Bronx, New York 10459

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:00 AM

Description

City Year will bring together over 600 students, community members, City Year supporters, alumni, staff, and AmeriCorps members for a powerful day of service in honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

City Year Jacksonville Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

3701 Winton Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32208

Monday | January 16, 2017

8:00 AM

Description

Join City Year and North Florida Health Corps on Monday, January 16, 2017, for a day ON in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Volunteers will have the opportunity to help revitalize the Jean Ribault High School campus with murals and landscaping. In addition, this year you can enjoy a health fair put on by the North Florida Health Corps with activities from Tobacco Free Jacksonville, YMCA, UF Health, JASMYN, Hubbard House, Baptist Health, Wolfson, and Clay Behavioral Center.

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PJ Library MLK Day of Service for Pre-School

6651 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, Oregon 97219

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00AM - 11:30AM

Description

Help each other, help the community, help the world with PJ Library for our MLK Day of Service.

► Round up your used pajamas & PJ Library books to swap with other families.
► Collect old books for the Children’s Book Bank.
► Bring pennies for planting trees in Israel.
► Make care bags for the homeless.
​► Learn with songs & stories.

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Ronald McDonald House | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

3727 14th Street NE, Washington , D.C. 20017

Sunday | January 22, 2017

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Description

Prepare and serve food to children receiving medical care.

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Celebrate MLK With Stroum Jewish Community Center

Seattle, Washington

Monday | January 16, 2017

12:00 PM

Gladwyne Jewish Memorial Cemetery Cleanup and Maintainance

1130 Vaughan Ln, Gladwyne, Pennsylvania 19035

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Description

The mission of the Friends of the Gladwyne Jewish Memorial Cemetery is to ensure dignity for those interred at Har Hasitim and their families while honoring the historical, cultural and natural significance of the site. Join us for a day of landscaping and maintenance at this historic site.

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Bread for the City | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

1640 Good Hope Road Southeast, Washington , D.C. 20020

Sunday | January 22, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Covenant House Washington | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

2001 Mississippi Avenue SE, Washington , D.C. 20020

Sunday | January 22, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Description

Volunteer with Covenant House DC, one of the largest and leading nonprofits serving homeless, disconnected, and exploited young people in the Washington, DC area.

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HIAS | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Description

Write letters to new Americans and learn about ways to get involved locally to help address the global refugee crisis.

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Only Make Believe | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Description

Spend time bringing joy to children receiving treatment in local hospitals.

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Racial Justice Training | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington, D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

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Food & Friends | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington, D.C.

Monday | January 23, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Volunteer with Food & Friends, whose mission is to foster a community caring for men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses by preparing and delivering specialized meals and groceries in conjunction with nutrition counseling.

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DC Central Kitchen | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

425 2nd St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Monday | January 23, 2017

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Description

Work alongside graduates of DC Central Kitchen’s Culinary Job Training program to help us prepare nutritious meals by cutting, chopping and/or peeling thousands of pounds of otherwise wasted food.

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DC Central Kitchen | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

425 2nd St NW, Washington , D.C. 20001

Monday | January 23, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Work alongside graduates of DC Central Kitchen’s Culinary Job Training program to help us prepare nutritious meals by cutting, chopping and/or peeling thousands of pounds of otherwise wasted food.

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DC Central Kitchen | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

425 2nd St NW, Washington , D.C. 20001

Friday | January 20, 2017

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Description

Work alongside graduates of DC Central Kitchen’s Culinary Job Training program to help us prepare nutritious meals by cutting, chopping and/or peeling thousands of pounds of otherwise wasted food.

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Thrive DC | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

1525 Newton St NW, Washington, D.C. 20010

Monday | January 23, 2017

8:00 AM

Description

Serve Breakfast to the Homeless.

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Thrive DC | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

1525 Newton St NW, Washington , D.C. 20010

Friday | January 20, 2017

8:00 AM

Description

Serve Breakfast to the Homeless.

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United Way | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Description

Prepare kits of essential items for local youth and homeless and learn about more ways to get involved.

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Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Description

Spend quality time bringing joy to the elderly.

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Gift of Life | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Description

The Gift of Life Marrow Registry cures blood cancer through bone marrow and blood stem cell donation. Help us get everyone involved, swabbed and cured!

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National Religious Campaign Against Torture | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Washington , D.C.

Sunday | January 22, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Description

Learn about the prison system and write letters to prisoners in solitary confinement.

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PJ Library | 2017 Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

3800 Glenbrook Road, Fairfax, Virginia

Sunday | January 22, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Description

PJ Library is Doing Good to care for the sick. Join us as we make craft kits for patients at Inova Children’s Hospital and learn about the Jewish value of bikur cholim (bringing comfort to the sick). Kids will also have the opportunity to create and take home a “Feel Better” kit to use when someone they know is sick and emulate the lesson that we all have the capability to Do Good to help others. This program is co-sponsored by Congregation Olam Tikvah.

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DCJCC’s Annual MLK Day of Service

Exact Address Provided upon registration, Washington, D.C.

Monday | January 16, 2017

Description

Join Behrend Builders for the Edlavitch DCJCC's MLK Day of Service to honor the legacy of service and social justice of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Volunteers will painting and decorating the walls of a public elementary school in Northeast DC. This is the third and final piece of a continued effort to put fresh coats of paint on the entire elementary school so it is a cleaner and brighter place to learn.

Sign up as an individual or as a small group with co-workers, friends, or family. Our MLK Day of Service is a great way to meet new people and to learn a little more about the DC community. Address and location will be provided upon registration.

Please note that all MLK Day of Service volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.

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MLK Day of Service

Various Locations, Baltimore, Maryland

Monday | January 16, 2017

Description

Do you want to put Martin Luther King Jr’s words into action? Do you want to be a part of a national day of community service? Each year, Americans come together to commemorate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. by serving neighbors and communities, providing help to our most vulnerable citizens.
In Baltimore, JVC is your partner in getting involved at various sites throughout the area, providing opportunities for a day of community fun and service and giving back in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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MLK Day of Service | Washington Hebrew Congregation

3935 Macomb Street NW, Washington, DC 20016

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00 AM—1:00 PM

Description

Make your day off from work and school a "day on" for tikkun olam. This is a unique opportunity to join forces with volunteers in the interfaith community to help those in need. We have projects for all ages, including creating family crafts, making tuna noodle casseroles, preparing healthy snack packs, assembling bags of fresh produce, sorting donated clothing, and packaging meals. Registration encouraged.

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MLK Day Of Service 2017 At PSJC

1320 8th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Sunday | January 15, 2017

11:00 AM

Description

Members and friends of PSJC are warmly invited to roll up their sleeves for a morning of work at PSJC, in our 5th Annual MLK Day of Service. We'll be prepping soup kits, packing books and clothing, making PB&J sandwiches and Gorp, working at Masbia, knitting, crafting, and taking care of our glorious shul building -- among other projects.

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Give Together, a Family Volunteer Event

8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, Virginia 22031

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Description

Volunteer Fairfax invites families with school-age children to participate in a special family event held in conjunction with Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service. Give Together service projects are fun, hands-on activities and are specially designed with young people in mind. Projects will directly benefit local nonprofits. Three shifts are available: 9:30am, 11:30am and 1:30pm! This event is free with registration. Please visit www.volunteerfairfax.org by January 11 to reserve space for your family.

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Volunteer: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Various Locations, Chicago, Illinois

Monday | January 16, 2017

Description

To honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy, TOV has partnered with the Stone Temple Baptist Church, The Firehouse Community Arts Center, Sinai Health System, and the North Lawndale Historical and Cultural Society to bring volunteers from the Jewish and African-American communities together in service. Volunteers cook and serve breakfast to the local Lawndale community and are invited to stay for the program following, focusing on strengthening the bond between our two communities.

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BJBE MLK Day of Service 2017

1201 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, Illinois 60015

Monday | January 16, 2017

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Description

Honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by helping to repair the world with families and friends, old and new.

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2017 MLK Day of Service

542 S. New Middletown Road, Media, Pennsylvania 19063

Monday | January 16, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Description

Knit or crochet warm hats to be donated to Chester Eastside, to Cradles to Crayons (children from birth to 14 years), to hospitals for women undergoing cancer treatment, to the homeless who run with Back on My Feet (BOMF), and to other groups in need. Easy patterns & basic instructions will be available, as well as yarn. For those who find knitting needles and crochet hooks intimidating, hoops will be available – easy to use! We will meet in the sanctuary.

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MLK Day of Service

149 Kearny Ave, Perth Amboy, New Jersey 08861

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Description

AmeriCorps members will serve at the Mercy House which is a local food pantry to assist with light cleaning, renovations and stocking the shelves. The event will culminate in a healthy food drive.

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PMC’S 5th Annual MLK Day of Service

Bay Area, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

The Peninsula Multifaith Coalition invites you to join us on MLK Jr. Day for our 5th Annual Day of Service. The day begins with an all-volunteer breakfast at 8:00 am, which includes a welcome from community faith leaders. Following breakfast, volunteers will break into groups to work together on 25+ projects that benefit our local community. Most projects are family-friendly (children 5+ welcome) and will end by 12:00. See individual project descriptions for specifics.

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MLK Literacy Project

300 Forest Drive, East Hills, New York 11548

Sunday | January 15, 2017

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Description

Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend of service is focused on literacy, with a book drive and building libraries for school districts in need. Projects at Sid Jacobson JCC and offsite. Space is limited.

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Katz JCC MLK Day of Service

1301 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08003

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Description

Join us for a meaningful day of hands-on community service projects working with teens with special needs.

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Engage: Cook for the BJ Shelter on MLK Day

334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Monday | January 16, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Description

Engage volunteers, ages 50 and up, will volunteer together in JCC Manhattan's culinary studio to prepare a home cooked delicious and nutritious meal for the guests of the homeless shelter jointly run by B'nai Jeshurun Synagogue and the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew (SPSA).

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PJ Library Small Hands Give Back

1951 N. Honore Avenue, Sarasota, Florida 34232

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:30AM - 12:00PM

Description

Presented by the PJ Library of The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee, Community Day School and Aviva Campus for Senior Life

Young families are invited to come together for a day of service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day. Participate in child-friendly service projects for the Sarasota Fire Department, Safe Children Coalition, and Kobernick House residents. Bring a gently worn stuffed animal or children's book to donate to Safe Children's Coalition. Enjoy PJ story time and song session with Jeremy Dictor and Oded Israely

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MLK Day of Service | Beth El Synagogue

1004 Watts Street, Durham, North Carolina 27701

Sunday | January 15, 2017

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Description

Beth El will come together for a variety of Social Action projects and activities. They include collecting needed items, packaging and delivering them and making and delivering tuna casseroles for Urban Ministries. Bagels and coffee will be served to donors and participants!

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Day of Service at the Orange County Food Bank

11870 Monarch St, Garden Grove, California 92841

Monday | January 16, 2017

Description

Join JCC Cares for a fun day of volunteering as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We will be joining OneOC for one of their signature service day events.

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Mitzvah Day 2017

11870 Monarch St, Palo Alto, California

Monday | January 16, 2017

8:30 AM -12:30 PM

Description

Join hundreds of your neighbors for a community-wide day of "tikkun olam" (“repair of the world”) as part of a National Day of Service to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This inter-generational event will feature a range of hands-on service projects; participants will work in small groups on projects addressing issues of poverty, hunger, housing and homelessness, aging, the environment and more.

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Big Dreams for MLK Day

2 Concord Ave, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478

Sunday | January 15, 2017

10:00AM - 11:30AM

Description

Join the JCC and Beth El Temple Center in this MLK musical celebration and community service event designed just for young children! Bring toothbrushes, toddler wipes, and any travel size toiletries to donate to Horizons for Homeless Children. We'll provide toiletry bags for kids to decorate and pack. Playing guitar, harmonica and percussion, Scott Kepnes will lead us in a foot-stomping, funky rock and roll blend of interactive songs and stories about MLK and big dreams for a better world. Take-home craft and milk and cookies snack included.

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Day of Action

216 Arch St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Description

Join us at Nationalities Services Center for this Day of Action for refugees. We will be sorting donated items and making refugee care packages, using our donations from our food drive for refugees. Please feel free to bring donations of: salt, white rice, cooking oil, black tea, black pepper, corn flour, lentils, green peas, raisins, chickpeas and pasta to donate, to support Philadelphia's immigrant and refugee communities.

Philly Farm Crew @ One Art Community Center

1431-39 N 52nd St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131

Sunday | January 15, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00PM

Description

Philly Farm Crew is a joint partnership between Repair the World and Jewish Farm School, which brings volunteers to work at a variety of urban farms and gardens throughout Philadelphia! Volunteers will be making bottle bricks using recycled materials. Come learn about green building in a hands-on, interactive way that gives back to the community!

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MLK Day with Center City Kehilah

2100 Arch St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00AM-2:00PM

Description

During this all-ages event, participants will engage in projects and learning about various ways to help vulnerable populations in our communities. The parallel learning sessions for adults and for families with children will be led by Rabbi Seth Goren from Repair the World and Beverly Socher-Lerner from Makom Community.

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Mural Painting with City Year Philadelphia

2000 Wakeling Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19124

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Description

Be a part of the action and join City Year Philadelphia on Monday, January 16th from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM at Warren G. Harding Middle School. With City Year's classroom support and extended day programming, Harding Middle School strives to create a safe and high performance environment. With your assistance, we can create a more colorful, inspiring, and harmonious space for Harding's students through painted murals and small building projects.

Lunch is provided.

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MLK Day with Friendship Circle

272 S. Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010

Sunday | January 15, 2017

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Description

Our two featured projects will be working with Our Closet on a portable sorting where we will help to organize and prepare clothes for a future “pop up” shop, and making cards that will be given out to children and families at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Location: Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
There will be two shifts: 10-1pm Setup; 1-4pm Greeters and clean up

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Philly Farm Crew at Norris Square Neighborhood Project

2141 N Howard St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00AM-1:00PM

Description

Philly Farm Crew is a joint program between Jewish Farm School and Repair the World. Join us for a workday at Norris Square Neighborhood Project, where we will be preparing the garden and surrounding areas for Spring planting!

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United in Hope, Standing for Justice

3622 W. Douglas Blvd., Chicago, Illinois 60623

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:30 AM

Description

Chicago’s Jewish and African-American communities will gather to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at Stone Temple Baptist Church, 3622 W. Douglas Blvd. The program will feature Shari Runner, president of the Chicago Urban League, and Rabbi Seth Limmer of Chicago Sinai Congregation, who will focus on the theme “United in Hope, Standing for Justice,” and will be preceded by JUF’s TOV Volunteer Network’s annual service breakfast at 9 a.m.

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Gardening with Grassroots Ecology at Arastradero Preserve

Arastradero Preserve, Palo Alto, California 94304

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Description

Teen & Adult Project | Mitzvah Day 2017 | Oshman Family JCC

Help beautify and nurture Arastradero Preserve by planting natives, weeding non-native species, helping with watering, and taking general care of plants. Grassroots Ecology is one of this region’s most respected and effective environmental organizations focused on bringing people together to create local solutions for a healthy planet.

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Gardening with Collective Roots

Collective Roots, East Palo Alto, California 94303

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Description

Teen & Adult Project | Mitzvah Day 2017 | Oshman Family JCC

Help maintain gardens. East Palo Alto’s deep history of agriculture shows how the cultivation of food strengthens people and fortifies communities. As part of the industrious East Palo Alto community, Collective Roots seeks to foster more communal growing, sharing, and eating of fresh, local produce.

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Plant Trees with Canopy

Canopy, East Palo Alto, California 94303

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Description

Teen & Adult Project | Mitzvah Day 2017 | Oshman Family JCC

Join the Canopy for tree care and planting at a school in East Palo Alto. Canopy is an environmental nonprofit dedicated to planting and protecting trees in parks, at schools, and along streets of Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, and neighboring communities. Caring for urban forests and teaching about their value lie at the heart of Canopy’s programs.

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Half Moon Bay Habitat Restoration

Half Moon Bay, Half Moon Bay, California 94019

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00 AM–1:00 PM

Description

Teen & Adult Project | Mitzvah Day 2017 | Oshman Family JCC

Work on dune and bluff restoration along the beautiful Half Moon Bay state beach. Protect and preserve the natural environment by planting native plants and removing non-native vegetation.

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Pigeon Point Lighthouse and Road Clean Up

Pigeon Point Road, Pescadero, California 94060

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Description

Teen & Adult Project | Mitzvah Day 2017 | Oshman Family JCC

In partnership with the highway department there to do a clean up to help make sure area leading up to the hostel clean and beautiful. Pigeon Point Light Station or Pigeon Point Lighthouse is a lighthouse built in 1871 to guide ships on the Pacific coast of California. This is a great historical place to enjoy while helping maintain its beauty.

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Pick Fruit with Village Harvest

Various Locations, Sunnyvale, California 94086

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Description

Teen & Adult Project | Mitzvah Day 2017 | Oshman Family JCC

Be a part of Backyard Fruit Harvesting in the Sunnyvale area. Village Harvests works closely with food agencies and community groups throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. You will meet with your project coordinator and go from one house to the next harvesting and boxing fruits.

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No-Sew Blankets for Project Linus

OFJCC Campus, Palo Alto, California 94303

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:00-11:00 AM

Description

Teen & Adult Project | Mitzvah Day 2017 | Oshman Family JCC

Project Linus provides love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through the gifts of homemade blankets and quilts lovingly created by volunteer blanketeers. No experience necessary!

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Deliver Soup and Play Games at Fisher House

Fisher House, Palo Alto, California 94303

Monday | January 16, 2017

11:00 AM-2:00 PM

Description

Teen & Adult Project | Mitzvah Day 2017 | Oshman Family JCC

Deliver Soup for Veterans and their families. Play games with veterans and their families. Fisher House provides free temporary housing for families of those facing a medical crisis.

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Gardening at the Palo Alto Animal Shelter

Palo Alto Animal Shelter, Palo Alto, California 94303

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Description

Teen & Adult Project | Mitzvah Day 2017 | Oshman Family JCC

Help the PAAS to grow carrots and leafy vegetables for the shelter rabbits, hens, and pocket pets by doing the yard work, landscaping, and planting. The PA Animal shelter is a shelter that supports many animals in need of homes.

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Serve a Meal at St. Anthony’s Padua Dining Room

St. Anthony's Pauda Dining Room, Menlo Park, California 94025

Monday | January 16, 2017

8:30 AM-1:30 PM

Description

Adult Project | Mitzvah Day 2017 | Oshman Family JCC

St. Anthony’s Padua Dining Room serves low income families, elderly, and homeless. Volunteers bring an added energy and zeal to the dining room while preparing and serving meals.

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10 Books A Home Curiosity Workshop

10 Books A Home, East Palo Alto, California 94303

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:30 AM-11:30 PM

Description

Adult Project | Mitzvah Day 2017 | Oshman Family JCC

Ever wonder why three-year-old children ask "Why?" so often? 10 Books A Home calls these the Curiosity Years and has developed a curiosity-based learning program to prepare disadvantaged preschoolers for kindergarten success. Come learn about how our volunteer Role Models stimulate the curiosities of East Palo Alto preschoolers and their amazing results. Our data show that up to three year after graduating, our alum are still performing at or above grade level.

We won't stop there! You will make colored pasta and play-doh, two of the materials our Role Models use to stimulate curiosity. And, maybe you’ll decide to become a Role Model, too!

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A Day On — Not A Day off | MiNDS

8332 Commonwealth Avenue, Buena Park, California 90621

Saturday | January 14, 2017

8:30AM - 12:30PM

Description

Volunteers will assist at Giving Children Hope by checking in community members, passing out resources (food, water, books, toys, etc), talking to families, and assisting with completing needs assessment surveys with families in attendance.

MiNDS is a Family-Centered Development organization based in the Inland Empire and North Orange County, Southern California, with a wide charitable network of specialty healthcare providers, community development and economic empowerment programs.

MLK Day of Service with Mujeres de la Tierra

4100 S La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90056

Saturday | January 14, 2017

8:00AM - 1:00PM

Description

Mujeres de la Tierra, County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Baldwin Hills Conservancy invite you to help beautify Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

Food and T-Shirts will be provided. We encourage you to bring your own work gloves if you have them. Beautification activities include weeding, mulching, planting, painting, and picking up litter.

Families are welcome! We do ask that any volunteers under the age of 18 come accompanied by an adult.

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Enhance the Learning Environment | JCRC of Greater Boston

380 Shawmut Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02118

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:30AM-2:00PM

Description

Open to all ages 4+

Join St. Stephen’s Youth Programs and Blackstone Innovation School for the 2017 MLK Day of Action. Volunteers will be painting the school, organizing the library, working in the greenhouse, painting murals, and cleaning and organizing classrooms.

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Support Boston Youth | JCRC of Greater Boston

78 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Monday | January 16, 2017

10:00AM-1:00PM

Description

Open to all ages 5+

Join over 700 people to create exciting tools for learning for Boston Public Schools including “make your own robot kits”, engineering kits, science-themed murals, math games and math flash cards.

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Connect with Seniors | JCRC of Greater Boston

100 Centre Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02446

Monday | January 16, 2017

1:30PM-3:00PM

Description

Open to young adults in their 20’s and 30’s

Connect with seniors while learning about Jews and the Civil Rights Movement and discuss Jews’ role in activism in the past and present day.

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Make a Difference | JCRC of Greater Boston

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Monday | January 16, 2017

2:00PM-5:00PM

Description

Join people from all walks of life to make a difference in the community by creating Valentine’s Day cards for elders and veterans, restocking the city’s food pantries and clothing exchanges, making fleece scarves and blankets for homeless children, and adults and more.

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The 4th Annual Human Race South Florida

Charnow Park, Hollywood, Florida 33019

Saturday | January 14, 2017

4:30AM-9:30AM

Description

The Human Race is a nationwide fundraising event hosted by HandsOn Network affiliates to support valuable humanitarian programs that strengthen nonprofits and neighborhoods through the power of volunteerism.

Three volunteer shifts are available throughout the morning: setup, registration and water station, and concessions/water station.

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MLK Signature Day of Service | Hands on Broward

MLK Montessori Academy, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:00AM-12:00PM

Description

Hands on Broward's MLK Signature Day of Service will take place at MLK Montessori Academy in Fort Lauderdale. Volunteer activities will include mural painting, school beautification and gardening projects as well as youth-focused service activities that celebrate Dr. King’s life and legacy of service.

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MLK Day of Service | Los Angeles Education Partnership

6500 Hooper Ave, Los Angeles, California 90001

Monday | January 16, 2017

8:30AM-12:00PM

Description

Volunteer service at Edison Middle School will include campus beautification, decoration of the College and Career Center, informational and creative workshops, creating get well cards, and reading along to younger students. On the day of the event, volunteers can participate in up to two volunteer activities. Every volunteer will be served a light breakfast and a lunch and enjoy live entertainment.

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9th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service | City Year Miami

505 SW 8th Street, Homestead, Florida 33030

Monday | January 16, 2017

8:00AM - 1:00PM

Description

As a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy of service to others, City Year believes serving our communities is one of the best ways to honor this vision. Please join us for our largest annual service project!

We will be beautifying Laura C. Saunders Elementary School with a variety painting, landscaping, and building projects to help create a more engaging, educational and vibrant place for students to learn and play. All ages welcome!

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MLK Day Volunteer Program

3622 W. Douglas Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60623

Monday | January 16, 2017

7:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Description

You are invited to a special TOV volunteer event honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 16, 2017. From 7:30 am until approximately 10:15 am, volunteers from both the Jewish and African-American communities will cook and serve breakfast to local community members in need. This service project is best suited for volunteers 8 and older.

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Philly Farm Crew @ La Finquita Farm

428 Master St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122

Sunday | January 15, 2017

12:00-3:00pm

Description

Philly Farm Crew is a joint program between Jewish Farm School and Repair the World. Join us as we clean up the urban garden and prepare the beds for the spring!

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Decatur MLK Service Project

321 W. Hill Street, Decatur, GA 30030

Saturday | January 14, 2017

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Description

Volunteers provide home repairs, yard work and weatherization for low income senior citizens in Decatur, GA, to help them live safely, comfortably and affordably in their homes. Volunteer shifts are:

Saturday, Jan. 14: 9am to 1pm and 1pm to 5pm

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Decatur MLK Service Project

321 W. Hill Street, Decatur, GA 30030

Sunday | January 15, 2017

1:00PM - 5:00PM

Description

Volunteers provide home repairs, yard work and weatherization for low income senior citizens in Decatur, GA, to help them live safely , comfortably and affordably in their homes.

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Decatur MLK Service Project

321 W. Hill Street, Decatur, GA 30030

Monday | January 16, 2017

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Description

Volunteers provide home repairs, yard work and weatherization for low income senior citizens in Decatur, GA, to help them live safely , comfortably and affordably in their homes.

Volunteer shifts are: Monday, Jan. 16: 9am to 1pm and 1pm to 5pm

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