Honoring Dr. King's Legacy with Service

Posted on 01/16/23 by Scott Wegenast

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s words remind us of the importance of service at any level. AARP believes your experiences, skills and passion have the power to inspire others to make a difference.

Find ways to give back to your community on MLK Day and every day.

Dr. Martin Luther King was a man of purpose and vision who believed in the importance of community service. As you observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year, we hope his selfless contributions and leadership inspire you to give back to your community.

MLK Legacy of Service

You can start today by visiting AARP’s Create the Good site, which can connect you to local volunteering opportunities that match your skills, experience and interests. 

Finding the right volunteer opportunity shouldn’t be a daunting task. Through Create the Good, you can find virtual and in-person volunteer opportunities – ranging from tutoring students to helping people file taxes. Enter your ZIP code to search for the volunteer opportunities in your area that put your passions to work. 

Let’s keep Dr. King’s dream alive by continuing his legacy and making MLK Day a day of service for us all.

To learn more and get involved, createthegood.aarp.org/

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