Honoring the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Through His Words

Martin Luther King Day

Monday, January 16th is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, an opportunity to encourage volunteerism and celebrate giving back in your community. We’re honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by uplifting his words of wisdom.

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Whether you’re helping to provide food for neighbors in need, creating a safe environment for kids to thrive in after school or assisting seniors find meaningful connections at any age, the Y has endless opportunities to get involved and help others. Visit https://www.greaterscrantonymca.org/ to get involved.

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

At the Y, we believe in uplifting the voices of the young people we serve, to develop the skills and confidence to lead positive change in our community and beyond. Consider volunteering with one of our youth programs. You can even become a mentor!

“We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

At the Greater Scranton YMCA, neighbors from all backgrounds and walks of life discover common ground and broaden their perspectives. Consider volunteering your time to making sure our newest members of the community feel welcomed and valued. Visit https://www.greaterscrantonymca.org/ to learn more on how you can get involved.

“Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Greater Scranton YMCA’s Child Care programs are run by caring individuals who are invested in helping each kid reach their full potential. Consider volunteering with one of our youth development programs, and potentially becoming someone’s mentor. Visit https://www.greaterscrantonymca.org/ to make a difference in a child’s life today.

“Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Greater Scranton relies on volunteers to help us fulfill our mission. Visit https://www.greaterscrantonymca.org/ to volunteer with the Y and find your own greatness.



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