Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service 2018


Check out some of the events around our community that you can attend to get involved for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in San Diego. 

Get Involved: 

33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Dignity Award Breakfast
Hosted by: Jackie Robinson Family YMCA
6:00AM - 9:00AM
Friday, January 12th
Mission Valley

Join us as we pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His words and selfless actions continue to be an inspiration and never-ending call-to-action for tolerance and peace with each new generation. The YMCA's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Dignity Award is annually bestowed upon a person who exemplifies Dr. King's work and character. This event will sell out, so reserve your spot early!

38th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
​Hosted by: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 
2:00PM - 5:00PM
Sunday, January 14th
Downtown San Diego

Join us on Harbor Drive Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. for the 38th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade. This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. The parade is filled with dazzling floats, phenomenal High School Bands, Drill Teams, College, Fraternities & Sororities, Churches, Peace and Youth organizations.

Seed to Preschool Neighborhood Farm
Hosted by:
HandsOn San Diego & Growing Minds Early Education Programs
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, January 15th
Oceanside

Help grow food for preschools! When you volunteer at the Seed to Preschool Neighborhood Farm, the fresh fruits and vegetables you help grow go directly into the lunches and snacks at their preschools for low income families. They grow over 5000 lbs of food every year! Gardening is healthy for you, and improves the health of your community!

10th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Interfaith Service
Hosted by:
First United Methodist Church of San Diego
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, January 15th
Balboa Park

Come join people of different faiths and cultural backgrounds for a wonderful morning of community service, fun and fellowship. We will be celebrating our 10th Anniversary of Interfaith service by cleaning up Balboa Park. Families are encouraged to participate in this intergenerational hands-on community service day. Make it a day on, not a day off!

All Peoples Celebration
Hosted by: 
Alliance San Diego
10:00AM - 11:30AM
Monday, January 15th
Balboa Park

The All Peoples Celebration aspires to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This annual community program is the preeminent event in San Diego County where more than 1,000 business leaders, elected officials, faith leaders, community organizers, artists, and students come together for an inspiring program and common goal of honoring the work and the sacrifice of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 
 

Is your organization hosting an event or service opportunity for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and would like it listed? Contact us at info@handsonsandiego.org.