MLK DAY OF SERVICE
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Monday, January 16, 2023*
8AM @ Franklin County Visitors Bureau
>> view the full schedule
The Franklin County Coalition for Progress (FCCP) is organizing the 3rd Annual Martin Luther King (MLK) Day of Service in Franklin County on the national holiday and event, which is observed as “a day on, not a day off.” This will be a rewarding way for families, friends, neighbors and colleagues to make a lasting impact on their community in the spirit of Dr. King’s vision of the Beloved Community.
This event is free and open to the community. Please join us! We encourage all ages to participate; Kids under 18 should sign up to volunteer with a parent/guardian/family member.
Early Bird Registration Deadline (guarantees T-shirt!): December 15, 2022
Registration Deadline: January 8, 2023
*Can't volunteer on MLK Day (January 16) but still want to volunteer? Sign up to help with the Franklin County Homeless Population point-in-time count on Wednesday, January 25. You can sign up using the same registration form!
DAY OF SERVICE SCHEDULE
Gather with participants from throughout Franklin County to help local organizations with meaningful service projects and participate in community-building.
8AM...........Registration & Breakfast @ the Franklin County Visitors Bureau (15 S. Main St., Chambersburg, PA) - Check in for the day, pick up your event T-shirts, and enjoy a continental breakfast.
8:30AM......Opening Presentation @ the Franklin County Visitors Bureau - featuring keynote speakers: Reverend Renata Harper of John Wesley AME Zion Church and Megan Shreve, CEO of South Central Community Action Programs.
9:30AM......Service Projects @ various local organizations
Service projects will last until approximately midday.
Turn Day of Service into a full day! We encourage you to register for the free Afternoon Session (lunch included) of MLK Day of Learning hosted by Racial Reconciliation of Franklin County >> Learn More
While the event is free, registration is required.
NONPROFITS: Submit a Service Project
FCCP is seeking community organizations to host volunteers for MLK Day of Service. Service Projects will be scheduled on Monday, January 16, 2023 to begin at 9:30am.
Deadline: Thursday, December 1, 2022
COMMUNITY MEMBERS: Complete a Service Project
Sign up to volunteer with us! You can sign up by yourself (to be paired with others), as a family, or as a group. Registration is free and includes a T-shirt, breakfast, brief morning program, and connection to a local service project.
"Early Bird" Registration Deadline (guarantees T-shirt!): Thursday, December 15
Registration Deadline: Sunday, January 8, 2023
SPONSOR MLK DAY OF SERVICE
Sponsors enable us to bring this significant single-day service event to Franklin County by covering costs to purchase supplies and food, as well as expand marketing efforts. View the sponsorship levels and benefits on the sponsorship form.
>> Online Sponsor Form (for credit card payments)
>> PDF Sponsor Form (for check payments)
Deadline: Wednesday, December 14
MORE MLK DAY EVENTS
Check out the other events being hosted by various community organizations.