MLK Days of Service

Leadership Memphis, Volunteer Memphis, and Graduate Memphis are partnering with the City of Memphis and the National Civil Rights Museum to facilitate the second annual MLK Days of Service weekend Jan. 12 – 15, 2018, to commemorate MLK50 – the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination.

Volunteer Memphis has expanded its goals for 2018 to make this service weekend even more impactful with plans to facilitate 500 service projects with 50 partners and 5,000 volunteers across nine Mid-South counties: Fayette, Haywood, Lauderdale, Shelby, and Tipton counties in Tennessee; DeSoto, Tate, and Tunica counties in Mississippi; and Crittenden County in Arkansas.

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Thank you to our 2018 MLK Days of Service sponsors including FedEx,OR Nurses Nationwide, Sedgwick, Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau, Points of Light, AutoZone, Vaco Memphis, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Pinnacle Bank, Cummins Mid-South, LLC, Georgia-Pacific, Regional One Health, Republic Services, Jerry & Nina Patton Family Foundation, Baptist Memorial Health Care, Tactical Magic, OUTFRONT Media USA, WMC Action News 5, The Commercial Appeal and Methodist Healthcare.

Our current service partners include AmeriCorps VISTA, Clean Memphis,Mid-South Food Bank, Memphis Medical District Collaborative, Graduate Memphis, Memphis City Beautiful, Nucor Steel Memphis, Meritan, Inc.,Memphis Grizzlies, BankOn, City of Memphis, Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, Operation HOPE, Inc., Habitat for Humanity, SchoolSeed Foundation, American Red Cross of Mid-South, City Year, MLK50National Civil Rights Museum, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis,Baptist Trinity Hospice House, OUTMemphis, City of Memphis Division of Parks and Neighborhoods, Memphis Public Libraries, United Way of the Mid-South, Streets Ministries, and Girls Inc. of Memphis.

We’re still looking for MLK Days of Service partners in these communities: Fayette, Lauderdale, Marshall, Haywood, Shelby, and Tipton counties (Tennessee); DeSoto, Tate, and Tunica counties (Mississippi); and Crittenden County (Arkansas).
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