Care Like King—MLK Days of Service (Jan. 17-20)

Care Like A King

Once again Volunteer Memphis is sponsoring a community-wide effort to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service projects. There are plenty of opportunities to serve in a manner that fits in with your schedule and interests from Friday, Jan. 17, through Monday, Jan. 20. Just go to the Volunteer United website ( and sign up. Allison and I will participate in the “Beltline Project” cleanup of a vacant lot at 427 Boston (38111) on January 20 starting at 11 a.m. This opportunity is near Midtown. Please join us. -Jim Drummond, GSL Outreach Committee

King Day

On King Day (Jan. 20), all visitors to the Civil Rights Museum receive free admission. Guests who donate canned goods to King Day Food Drive also receive $2 off one future museum visit in 2020. Donations benefit Mid-South Food Bank to help feed families in the Mid-South. Guests who donate to the blood drive benefitting Vitalant (formerly Lifeblood) receive free King Day admission for four people with express entry to bypass the line PLUS additional free admission for four any day in 2020. For more information, visit