Lubbock taking a day on to rejoice Martin Luther King Jr.

Volunteers work in a community garden during Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2018.

Whilst numerous spot places of work will be closed for the Martin Luther King. Jr. holiday break Monday, some Lubbockites will be spending the day exhibiting they’re open to aiding many others.

From dwelling building to doing the job in gardens and setting up a greenhouse, there are loads of palms-on volunteer opportunities to have a “day on” to celebrate the late civil legal rights leader. There are also techniques to contribute devoid of leaving your dwelling, which includes an “MLK Working day Conversation for Good” hosted from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom by the Volunteer Center of Lubbock. And there are various means to donate resources to corporations in have to have.

Many of these volunteer alternatives have been promoted by the volunteer center through their site,

“Martin Luther King Junior Day is a Nationwide Day of Provider on Monday, January 18, that celebrates the Civil Legal rights leader’s daily life, legacy, and services,” according to the Volunteer Heart of Lubbock. “This is a good way to start the new calendar year serving some others!”