MLK Service Day


2023 Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday

The cities and school districts of Royal Oak and Berkley are proud to announce its joint MLK Day event for the entire community to remember, participate, and honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 16 at Berkley High School.

Join Us To March: At 9:30 AM, the community is invited to gather at Berkley High 2325 Catalpa Dr, Royal Oak, MI, for a freedom walk and donation drive. 

Service Projects: At 10:15 am service project begin at Berkley High School, including making blankets, sorting donations and making cards for first responders.

Make A Donation: The event committee will also be collecting the following donations prior to the freedom walk to support the following groups:

  • Redford Brightmoor Initiative
  • Cass Community Social Services
  • Judson Center
  • Royal Oak Church

Donations of food items, home items. toiletries, school supplies and clothing are needed. Click on the 'wish list' link below for a detailed list.

MLK Serivce Day Donation Wish List

Items will be collected onsite through 1 PM and then delivered that day by volunteers. 

Amazon Wish List: Can't make it to the event but would like to make a donation? Shop our Amazon Wish List and your item will be delivered.

Ship Items to:

MLK Service Day Donation

800 De Villen Ave

Royal Oak, MI 48073

Photo Gallery: Past MLK Jr Service Day Projects

MLK Sponsors