Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service engages 200+ volunteers in 28 service projects in six Central Oregon communities on Monday, January 21.



Central Oregonians join hundreds of thousands of Americans in volunteer service projects. Our fourth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service will challenge more than 200 Central Oregonians to come together and strengthen communities and achieve common goals.

Individuals, couples, and families’ can volunteer and the projects are inside, outside, and can include any skill level.

This year’s event, on Monday, January 21st 2013, will feature 28 morning service projects with locations in six Central Oregon communities. Projects will take place from 9am-12pm, and afterwards all volunteers are invited to a complimentary lunch I in most cities) and community discussion to reflect on their experiences.


Six locations: Bend, Madras, La Pine, Prineville, Redmond, and Sisters.

See www.volunteerconnectnow.orgà What’s Happening for the exact locations of each service project.


Monday, January 21st

9 a.m. to 12 p.m. followed by a complimentary lunch at some of the sites


Some examples include:

  • Build a home with Habitat for Humanity (Bend)
  • Clean and sort at St. Vincent de Paul (Redmond)
  • Winter Clean-up with Sisters Park & Recreation (Sisters)
  • Painting the La Pine Community Kitchen (La Pine)


This is a free event.


Natasha Smith, 541.385-8977, 954.471-7478 (cell)


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