Where to Volunteer on the Hill for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

by Andrea Swalec January 16, 2015 at 5:50 pm 0

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service (Photo via NationalService.gov)If you’re considering Martin Luther King Jr. Day a day on, not a day off, several groups are looking for volunteers around Ward 6.

Here are some of your options on Monday, and this weekend too:

Beautify Eliot-Hine Middle School — Volunteers will do projects at the 1830 Constitution Ave. NE school from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday. Check-in for adult and youth volunteers starts at 8 a.m. and closes at 9:30 a.m. Signups can be made online.

Inventory Books at a School Library — The school at 1125 New Jersey Ave. NW needs volunteers Monday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help in the library, straighten classrooms and wipe down walls. Check here to help at Walker-Jones Education Campus.

Clean the New York Avenue Men’s Emergency Shelter — You can help clean one of the city’s homeless shelters tomorrow (Saturday) morning before guests come for the night. Catholic Volunteer Network needs help between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the 1355 New York Ave. NE shelter. More information can be found here.

Learn About the Anacostia Watershed — A 12 to 15-mile bike tour of the Anacostia Watershed will leave from New Jersey Avenue SE on Monday morning. The tour will make stops at a community garden, a home outfitted with solar technology and Kingman Island. See here to sign up.

Photo via NationalService.gov


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