Make It A Day On, Not A Day Off



To celebrate the  anniversary of MLK Day, Wilmington College's Center for Service and Civic Engagement will organize the MLK Day Collegiate Challenge.  

Each year student and community volunteers  answer our call to service, which honors the memory of Dr. King, who once said, "Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve." 

The MLK Day Challenge at Wilmington College will take place on MLK day each January. The Challenge consists of one day of intense service, whereby volunteer teams will go out into the community to tackle service projects for local non-profits. This is service that will have a lasting impact on the community and it will challenge volunteers to use their problem-solving, teamwork, and communication skills to complete the job in just a few short hours.

The next MLK Day Collegiate Challenge will take place on January 19, 2015.  We will be volunteering at Sugartree Ministry in downtown Wilmington.  To sign up to volunteer, please click on the link to the left, "Pick a project now".  

As an added component of the Day of Service, Wilmington College will host MLK Celebration  in the evening which is open to all members of the public. The focus of the evening will be the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The doors will open at 7 p.m. and the event will take place at 7:30 in the Boyd Cultural Arts Center in the Hugh G. Heiland Theatre. 

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If you would like to know more about the National Call to Action and the MLK Day Challenge, please visit