Martin Luther King Jr. Day is designated as a national day of service. As “a day on, not a day off” it is meant to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities, in honor of the man we’re celebrating.
If you’re looking for ways to get the whole family involved in giving back on Monday, scroll down for options that you can get your kids in on!
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Collection Drive
Monday, January 18, 2021, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Contactless drop-off at front door of The JCC Stamford
Collect to-go snacks to donate to the New Covenant Center
They are in need of: popcorn, chips, fruit snacks, health bars (i.e. Kind, Larabars), cookies, raisins, apple sauce, jello cups, pretzels), as well as bottled water of all sizes.
Collect nonperishable food items to donate to the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County
Closed on Monday, January 18, drop off hours will resume Tuesday, January 19, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Clean out your closet and gather items to donate to Person-to-Person
Closed on Monday, January 18, clothing donations will be accepted again beginning Tuesday, January 19, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at 1864 Post Road in Darien.
Please Sort donations by gender and size and placed in bags with gender and size written on the outside.
P2P does not accept strollers, car seats, used toys, electronics, books, household appliances, or furniture.
Download Tax Form for Clothing Donation donations.
Email Patty Salgado, Darien Site manager for more information, [email protected].
Sign up to provide a meal for families at Inspirica
The meal would be for 35 people. It can be ordered from a restaurant of their choice and have delivery set up between 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The delivery should be sent to 141 Franklin Street in Stamford. Please have the delivery service call the front desk when they are on there way at (203) 388-0100. Homemade meals cannot be accepted.
Contact Sydney DeLago at [email protected] or (203) 388-0122 with questions.