MLK Day of Service

CHENEY, Washington - Eastern Washington University invites students, faculty and staff to join in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy by serving the local community on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018.  

Activities include participating in Spokane's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Unity March and volunteering for various service projects. The EWU contingent will spread out around Spokane County after the march to lend help to about a dozen nonprofit organization.  

EWU's Office of Community Engagement and Office for Diversity & Inclusion are coordinating the day of service.  

Transportation to and from Spokane and the service sites will be provided. Here is the schedule:   

  • Volunteer Check-in (Patterson 126) 8:45 - 9 a.m.  
  • Unity Rally and March (Downtown Spokane) 10 - 11:30 a.m.  
  • Pre-Service Lunch (EWU Spokane Campus) Noon - 1 p.m.
  • Service Projects (Across Spokane County) 1 - 4 p.m. 

Register on EagleSync or under the Service Opportunities tab by Jan. 9.  

People needing accommodation should contact the Office of Community Engagement at 509.359.6255 or by January 10, 2018.  


More information:

Contact Information

Dave Meany - EWU Media Relations
300 Showalter Hall
Cheney, WA 99004

phone: 509.359.6335
fax: 509.359.4701