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Penn's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Service Opportunities

News from January 11, 2018

Each year, during the month of January, the University of Pennsylvania and our surrounding communities come together to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This commemoration includes a day of service on our campus and in the Philadelphia community on Monday, January 15, 2018 and continues with programming and events through Friday, January 31, 2018.

Here's a list of Penn's January 15 Day of Service events and volunteer opportunities.

Day of Service Breakfast
8:30 am – 9:45 am

Children’s Banner Painting (adult supervision required)
10:00 am – 12:30 pm

A Pocketful of Toiletries (constructing a hobo type bag that will be filled personal items for women)
10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Penn Reads (creating books on tapes)
WIC Seminar Room 124, Van Pelt Library 
9:45 am – 1:00 pm

Helping Hands (creating gifts that will be donated to West Philadelphia area shelters)
10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Clothing Drive (clothing donated to Career Wardrobe for women reentering the workplace)
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Finding Your Path to STEM (high school students are invited; registration required)
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Download this Events-At-A-Glance flyer  or visit for details.