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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Heart for Service and Volunteer Fair

Posted December 6, 2021 in Community Events by Anna Subler

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lived his life serving others. Following his example, the City of Hilliard encourages its residents to serve on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off,” this is the only federal holiday designated as a “National Day of Service.”

Hilliard has a Heart for Service, and we encourage the community to join us in volunteering in honor of Dr. King’s legacy at the Hilliard Community/Senior Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 17.

For just $10, you can buy a bowl, handmade by Hilliard City School District students, filled with soup (along with sandwich and a dessert) made by the Kiwanis Club of Hilliard. All proceeds will be donated to the Hilliard Food Pantry to help the Fight Against Hunger in our community!

Then, connect with local non-profit agencies at the Volunteer Fair, and make a commitment to serve your community in 2022! Share your dream on our handprint wall, create art at the Hilliard Arts Council’s pop-up art table, take some time to reflect on the Peace Walk at Hilliard’s Station Park, put a piece of the MLK puzzle together, watch a film, enjoy the DJ, and balloon twister, and much more!

The Heart for Service and Volunteer Fair is the first MLK Day celebration of its kind in Hilliard. In December 2020, Hilliard City Council voted to officially recognize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a City holiday. In addition to the volunteer fair, all City buildings will close on Monday, Jan. 17 to honor Dr. King.

Are you part of a Hilliard based 501C3 agency looking to connect and grow your volunteer community?

Join the Hilliard Heart For Service and Volunteer Fair Jan. 17!
Contact us or call (614) 334-2580.