“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?'”
— Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Day of Service is Monday, January 16, 2017. Every American is encouraged to celebrate it by giving service to the community — and ideally being inspired to continue giving back all year round.
There are endless ways that each of us can contribute to the good of the family, community or nation we belong to. It can be as simple as helping out a disabled veteran by running errands or shoveling snow; or as big as making an ongoing commitment to a volunteer organization.
These ideas are only meant to start you thinking. The variety of good causes you can support with your time and skills is way too big to cover in this article. But we're confident that with a bit of looking around, you will discover the perfect opportunity to give service in the great MLK tradition.
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