Athens MLK Day of Service



SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2021 ATHENS MLK DAY OF SERVICE: MONDAY, JANUARY 18! No walk-up volunteer registration will be allowed; all volunteers must pre-register to participate in the 2021 MLK Day of Service.


Athens MLK Day of Service is an annual celebration in support of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday and commitment to service. In 1994, Congress made the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday an official day of service. Athens, Georgia is one of the thousands of cities across the United States that decided to make this "A Day On and Not a Day Off."

The MLK Day of Service Steering Committee is made up of government organizations, private businesses, and citizens. Partners include Athens-Clarke County Unified GovernmentAthens-Clarke County Leisure ServicesAthens-Clarke County StormwaterAthens Community Council on AgingAthens Land Trust, Clarke County School DistrictHull Firm, LLCKeep Athens-Clarke County BeautifulUGA Office of Service-Learning, and United Way of Northeast Georgia.

2021 sponsors include: W&A Engineering, Athens-Clarke County Mayor, Athens-Clarke County Stormwater, Athens Housing Authority, Athens Land Trust, Heyward Allen Toyota, Ebenezer West Baptist Church, and Kroger.
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