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Athens MLK Day of Service



Save the date for the 18th Annual MLK Day of Service in Athens on Monday, January 20, 2020. More information on project sites will be posted here in November or December.


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.

All volunteers under the age of 18 must be registered by their parent or guardian. Volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult while working at a project site.
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