Here is a list of the 2011 Days of Service. Learn more about these days and others like it on our Upcoming Events Page.
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY - MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2011
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. believed that success is measured "by the quality of our service relationship to humanity." The King Holiday is promoted as a community service initiative to remember, celebrate and organize to meet the challenge of Dr. King's philosophy on public service. Honor Dr. King for the issues and causes he worked so hard for with a day “on,” not a day “off.”
NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE DAY - FRIDAY, APRIL 15 - SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2011
National Youth Service Day encourages communities all across the country to recognize young people for their involvement in community problem solving efforts.
NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK - SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2011 - SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2011
National Volunteer Week designates a special time to recognize and celebrate the tremendous efforts of volunteers at the local, state and national levels.
SEPTEMBER 11 NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2011
Help to remember and honor in a positive way those lost and injured on 9/11 and the many who rose in service following the attacks.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2011
Make A Difference Day, nicknamed the "national day of doing good," is a national community service effort designed to challenge and reward volunteers. Every year on the fourth Saturday in October, more than one million people spend the day "making a difference" within their communities, engaged in service projects and activities.
NATIONAL FAMILY VOLUNTEER DAY - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2011
Thousands of families across America volunteer on this day, performing tasks to benefit their communities. This service day is designed to expose families to the benefits of working together; and to introduce and encourage community service as a family unit. This day is the kick off for NATIONAL FAMILY VOLUNTEER WEEK.