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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
January 20, 2020

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?”

Planning is underway for the 2020 MLK Day of Service in Montgomery County. Keep an eye on this page, we'll be adding more information soon. 


All locations require signup in advance and more details and links are being added.
See all opportunities on MLK Day - January 20, 2020

NORTH BETHESDA (MAIN SITE): Monday, January 20, 1-3 pm
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road 

  • Service Projects: Participants will be able to choose from a great variety of projects benefiting organizations that serve a variety of community needs, from hunger to services to veterans.
  • Volunteer Fair: Representatives from multiple nonprofits and government agencies will have representatives on hand to discuss their organizations’ missions and year-round volunteer opportunities.

GAITHERSBURG SITE: Monday, January 20, 9-11 am 
Seneca Creek Community Church, 13 Firstfield Road 
Hosted by Seneca Creek, partnering with City of Gaithersburg

GERMANTOWN SITE : Monday, January 20, 1-3 pm
Journey's Crossing, 12900 Cloverleaf Center Drive
Hosted by Journey’s Crossing, partnering with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Xi Sigma Omega Chapter

OLNEY SITE : Monday, January 20, 11 am-2 pm
Shaare Tefila Congregation, 16620 Georgia Ave., Olney
Hosted by MedStar Montgomery Medical Center and the Greater Olney Interfaith Clergy Association, coordinated by Leadership Montgomery CVC

SILVER SPRING SITE: Monday, January 20, 10 am-12 noon 
Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring 
Hosted by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Montgomery County Alumnae Chapter 

ROCKVILLE SITE - ASPEN HILL: Monday, January 20, 10 am-12 noon 
Bauer Drive Community Center, 14625 Bauer Drive, Rockville
Hosted by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Eta Pi Zeta Chapter

And there are MORE! Check the Calendar of Volunteer Opportunities for January to see what's happening for that weekend and on MLK Day. 

Check out information from MLK Day 2019

See the Final Report MLK 2019 to see all the projects and sites that reported their service.  See the   Program Booklet  for a list of service projects and Volunteer Fair participants for MLK Day of Service 2019   at the Marriott Conference Center Hosted by the Volunteer Center!  

Thank you to Montage Marketing Group for the first video and Montgomery Community Media for the second one of the Volunteer Center's MLK Day event at the Marriott Conference Center! Plus, check out these  Photos from Volunteer Center's event at the Marriott and  Photos from Journey's Crossing Church event in Germantown



Thank you to our sponsors with the Fund for Montgomery for making this event possible! 

Past Events

T hank you to the thousands of volunteers who made  MLK Day 2018  a huge success! See what we accomplished together in just one day!