MLK, Jr. Weekend of Service

In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service and charged the Corporation for National and Community Service with leading this effort. Taking place each year on the weekend before the third Monday in January, the MLK holiday is the only federal holiday observed as a national day of service – a "day on, not a day off."

The MLK Weekend of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King's vision of a "Beloved Community." 

Join us in our celebration!

If you, too, have  a passion for volunteering and a zeal towards effecting positive change within your community, we would love to see you! This year, HandsOn Greater Phoenix is hosting three exciting projects projects in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr Day. If you are interested in hearing more about our volunteer opportunities or would like to sign up to volunteer at one of these projects please check out our 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Week of Service opportunities page.