MLK Day of Service!


Cause Areas


Mon Jan 16, 2017, 09:00 AM - 02:30 PM


26 White StreetHaverhill, MA 01830


Emmaus, Inc. will be hosting an MLK Day of Service sponsored by the Massachusetts Service Alliance on January 16, 2016 at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Haverhill. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy, we will be holding a resource fair for Haverhill residents, providing a community meal, putting on a play about civil rights, and giving out backpacks filled with items that promote a healthy lifestyle. The event will run from 10:00am-1:30pm with volunteers being needed from 9:00am-2:30pm.

Activities volunteers would participate in may be any of the following:

  • Registering families
  • Setting up before the event
  • Cleaning up after the event
  • Serving the community meal
  • Preparing the community meal
  • Creating props for the play
  • Handing out backpacks to families
  • Guiding families through the resource fair
  • Directing families to various areas of the event
  • Helping sort through donations
  • Compiling the Health Family Backpacks

Volunteers must be able to help out for at least 3 hours, be 16 & over, follow directions well, and consent to a background check. We hope that volunteers will come ready to engage, be enthusiastic, and have fun!


  • Food & Beverage Services
  • People Skills
  • Bilingual
  • Youth Services
  • Community Outreach
  • Theater Arts

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • 3 Hour Time Commitment Necessary
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