The communities of Berkley and Royal Oak will honor the life Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for the fourth annual Day of Service on Jan. 20, 2020 at Berkley High School (ROHS), 2325 Catalpa, Berkley.
The event will begin at 8 am at Berkley High School with a light breakfast, followed by a short program in the auditorium where guests will hear Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and students recite the I Have a Dream Speech. Beginning around 9 am following the morning program, various on- and off-site volunteer opportunities are available for participants.
MLK Day 2020 Volunteer Opportunities
There are more than a dozen service project to choice from. Learn more about volunteer opportunities and sign-up at this link.
Admission is FREE!
As always, admission to this event is free with the donation of one or more of the following items.
Collection Items List (unused)
Toilet Paper Shampoo & Conditioner Gallon Ziploc Bags Bath Soap Toothpaste Toothbrushes Deodorant Body Lotion Dental Floss
Items for each district's food bank and Blessings in a Backpack program:
Canned Green Beans Canned Corn Canned Fruit Pudding Cups Breakfast Cereal - Including regular boxes of Cheerios & Rice Krispies Gift Certificates to Little Caesars
New this year: Children’s Activities
Children grades K-8 are invited to join in on fun learning activities during the volunteering window, 9-11 am. Children will have the opportunity to learn to play African music, make an “I have a dream” mobile, hear stories about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., listen to a special guest storyteller share Dr. Kings’ life as Coretta Scott King and lastly, watch Our Friend Martin, an animated film about Dr. King’s life. The Berkley High School Diversity Council students and volunteers will supervise these activities.