Martin Luther King Holiday

Mon, January 20, 2020

2020 Martin Luther King Day of Service 

                                                     January 20, 2020                                                            Joliet, Illinois

                                           Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday                                           Uniting Americans in National Day of Service

Monday, January 20, 2020 marks the Anniversary of  Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday across the country, Americans will answer Dr. King’s call to action: “What are you doing for others?” by joining in volunteer efforts to serve their neighbors and communities.

Students political and community leaders, nonprofit, faith-based, educational,neighborhood organizations and individuals in Joliet/Will County will complete community projects that day, including painting, beautifying schools, serving meals, and providing voter registration and much more. Residents of all ages and backgrounds will help advance Dr.King’s vision of equality and opportunity for all by making the holiday a “Day On, Not A Day Off”—and the beginning of an ongoing commitment to serve throughout the year.

In the past 14 Years, there have been 17,110 Hours of Service donated to 318 Community Projects.  750-1000 people volunteer for this service project every year.  Please consider donating your time to this worthy cause this year. 

Nonprofit organizations are asked to submit their (3) hour project requests and/or if you wish to volunteer that day please click on the provided link no later than January 15, 2020 to sign up for both.

January 20, 2020
Joliet Central High School Student Center | 201 E. Jefferson St, Joliet,IL
Free parking is available in the school lots

Volunteer Registration:7:30-8:30 a.m.
Program Launch Breakfast: 8:30- 8:50 a.m.
Projects Completed: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Project Recap and Lunch: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.