Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday
A day on; not a day off.
The communities of Berkley and Royal Oak will honor the life Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for the third annual Day of Service on Jan. 21, 2019 at Royal Oak High School (ROHS), 1500 Lexington Blvd.
The event will begin at 7:45 a.m. at Royal Oak High School with a light breakfast, followed by a program with keynote speaker Chuck Stokes, WXYZ editorial & public affairs director and talk show host, and inspirational performances from students. Admission is free with the donation of one or more items (see items needed at https://www.romi.gov/998/MLK-Service-Day). Beginning around 9 a.m. and following the morning program, various onsite and offsite volunteer opportunities are available for participants.
Beginning around 9 a.m. and following the morning program, various onsite and offsite volunteer opportunities will be available for participants. Onsite, participants will be able to help collect and sort items for area charities, and craft blankets for the Children's Hospital.
Attendees can also volunteer offsite. Yad Ezra, The New Foster Care, Neighbors Building Redford Brightmore and Cass Community Social Services are all taking volunteers from the event.
To sign-up for onsite and offsite opportunities, visit the event's SignUp Genius page: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0f4badad22a2fa7-mlkday1