“Everybody can be great because anybody can serve. You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This is exactly what Martin Luther King Day is all about: Helping to build and sustain a better community and foster relationships between all communities. The United Way of King County has created an easy list of volunteer opportunities for Monday, January 16, 2012, in honor of the National Day of Service honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Participate in volunteer projects that will have a lasting impact on our community. Volunteer projects include:
- Beautifying a women’s shelter
- Painting a mural at a local elementary school
- Sorting and packing donations at a food bank
- Environmental restoration
The United Way of King County makes it easy to figure out where and when to help. Their website provides a list of volunteer opportunities, the causes they support, where and when to show up, how many volunteers are needed, and a place to register. There is an event for everyone.
WHEN: Monday, January 16, 2012
WHERE: Various locations; check list for volunteer opportunities
REGISTER: To register for a volunteer opportunity, go to United Way National Day of Service Volunteer page