Life's most persistent and urgent question is:

What are you doing for others? - Martin Luther King Jr.


Thanks to everyone for participating in this year's MLK Day of Service! If you didn't get a chance to serve on MLK Day, remember that you can give back to your community and serve all your long.

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Did You Host an Event?

Did your organization host an MLK Day service event this year? If so, we want to hear about it!

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MLK Day Resources

View the 2018 MLK Day toolkit, download shareable MLK Day graphics, and view the sample media release and press release.

Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.

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Free Lesson Plans

Inspired by the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Sample art work from 2015 MLK Day poster contest

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has inspired millions of people to serve and give back to their communities. Join them by finding a volunteer opportunity in your community this year.

And if you're a teacher, you can help your students understand Dr. King’s vision with these free, easy-to-use resources created by the Corporation for National and Community Service and Scholastic. Visit to find

  • Lesson plans and worksheets for grades 3-12
  • Service projects for all ages
  • Primary-source resources about Dr. King

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MLK Day Legacy of Service

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