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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

    Published: January 8, 2021

    Updated: August 2023

    By: Frances Ellison 

    Now in its 28th year in Philadelphia, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service encourages people to honor Dr. King by joining volunteer projects and giving back to their communities.


    Started in Philadelphia in 1996, the Greater Philadelphia area is one of the biggest organizers and observers of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Organizations all across the city will come together to commemorate and walk in the footsteps of a man who was centuries ahead of his time.


    From low-cost museum admission, special programming and volunteer opportunities, we have the list of all things MLK Day happening here in Philly.

    The following worthy causes in Philadelphia can benefit from your help on your day off:

    Check out these fun virtual and in-person events tailored for children ages 2-6, supported by PECO!
    How you can stay informed and get involved with art that embodies activism:


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