Start the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service with inspiration and refreshments at the Edward Waters College gymnasium.
Then, begin community service projects, including landscaping gardens, painting buildings,
constructing playgrounds and educating neighbors about available resources.
Born Learning Trail Project and Victory Park Cleanup
Join United Way Builders Society members for cleaning the playground equipment and playground area; picking up trash pick-up and tree limbs; tree and bush trimming; cleaning and clearing off sidewalk area. The Born Learning Trail provides an interactive way for families to turn a trip to the park into fun learning moments.
50 volunteers needed
Walk through targeted neighborhoods to leave door hangers of information about RealSense free tax preparation and other services. A perfect project for the whole family, round-trip bus transportation will be provided from Edward Waters College.
RealSense Workshops Prep+
Assembling binders of training materials for RealSense financial education workshops.
RealSense Tax Prep+
Compiling packets that RealSense’s free tax preparers fill out prior to the initiation of the tax return.
Methodist Children’s Village
Resanding and spreading gravel.
Hogans Creek Cleanup with Groundwork Jacksonville
Replacing plants; landscaping; picking up litter.
Northwest Jacksonville Neighborhood Cleanup+
100 volunteers needed
Cleaning up 5 of the neighborhoods served by the Northwest Jacksonville CDC.
Paint The Town with Operation New Hope
Volunteers will work with a local artist to repaint the mural at The Sanctuary.
*Please visit HandsOn Jacksonville for additional volunteer projects.
+All ages welcome.
If you would like to volunteer at our MLK Day of Service, you can still join us! Register on-site Monday at our kickoff rally at Edward Waters College (Adams-Jenkins Sports Complex). Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.