Start 2018 contributing to your community! Registration for the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Day of Service on Saturday January 13th is now open! Students, faculty, staff, and their partners and children are all invited to participate in OSU’s largest day of service of the year. Projects will take place at various times throughout the day. A light breakfast, snacks, and hot lunch will be provided to volunteers by Global Community Kitchen. Check in will be located in the MU Horizon Room 49, and transportation to all projects will be provided.
Pre-registration is required! Volunteers can learn about the 12 projects offered and register online through the Center for Civic Engagement website: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/mlk. Projects include Linn Benton Food Share, Corvallis Parks & Recreation, Grace Center for Adult Day Services (Craft ‘N Care), Produce for the People, Empty Bowls, Jackson Street Youth Services, SAGE Garden, Stone Soup, Corvallis Men’s Cold Weather Shelter (Craft ‘N Care), Old Mill Center, Linus Pauling Institute Health Youth Program, and more.
The annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is about coming together to honor Dr. King’s life and legacy and help further his dream for peace by serving our neighbors and strengthening our communities. MLK Day is a perfect opportunity for us to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Day of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, builds bridges, breaks down barriers, addresses social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of strong, beloved communities.