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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

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On January 15, 2018, New York Cares joins our nation as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and dedicate a day of service in his honor.

As New York Cares does every day of the year, we will be offering over a dozen project options for volunteers on this day, such as packing meal kits, socializing with seniors, sorting coats at the New York Cares warehouse, and delivering meals to the homebound.

Volunteer opportunities for the day will become available beginning December 15, so if you are not yet a New York Cares volunteer, make sure to create an account and attend orientation before signing up.

As a reminder, MLK Day is a popular occasion to volunteer, so we recommend signing up as early as possible. If there are no longer opportunities to serve on January 15, check out what other New York Cares volunteer opportunities are happening that week or review this list of other volunteer organizations who have opportunities on MLK Day.

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MLK Day of Service Volunteer Opportunities