Take Part in SPC’s MLK Month of Service 2018

MLK Month of Service at SPC banner

St. Petersburg College honors the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s promise to serve others by dedicating the month of January to diverse volunteer opportunities in Pinellas County through the MLK Month of Service.

Hope to see you at one of these many service projects!

MLK Month of Service projects 

Allstate Center

SPC Downtown/SPC Midtown

  • St Pete Free Clinic
    • Jan. 12, 9 a.m. –  noon
    • Meet in SPC Downtown Lobby at 8:30 a.m.
  • Food Bank Sorting and Pack-a-Sack
  • Florida Dream Center

Poster for MLK Month of ServiceClearwater Campus

  • RCS Food Bank for our Week of Service Activity
    • Jan. 16  – 31, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus

Seminole Campus

  • Bauder Elementary Reading and Tutoring, plus a canned food drive
    • Jan. 18,  9 a.m. – noon
  • Tampa Bay Watch Oyster Dome Construction
    • Feb. 2,  9 a.m. – noon
    • This project involves pouring marine-friendly concrete into fiberglass molds to create oyster domes and taking apart the molds that were previously poured. Oyster communities help stabilize shorelines, provide hard bottom habitats for fish and wildlife resources and promote water quality improvements in the Tampa Bay.
    • 3000 Pinellas Bayway South in Tierra Verde.
    • Sign up online. It is limited registration and first-come, first-served.
    • To volunteer, please contact Dr. Doug Rivero, rivero.douglas@spcollege.edu

Tarpon Springs Campus

  • MLK Month of Service events lists
    Additional details and contact information for events

    Brookdale Assisted Living Facility

    • Jan. 19, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
    • 1651 Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs
    • Karaoke Singers (60-70s music selection)
    • Angel Walk – Assist with putting on sweaters, setting up walkers, and walk buddies
    • Arts and Crafts
    • To volunteer, please contact: Rosa Edwards-Harris, 727-712-5280, WOW Advisor

Report volunteer hours

Please remember to log into to report your volunteer hours on our Engage for Change survey: web.spcollege.edu/survey/9589

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



One thought on “Take Part in SPC’s MLK Month of Service 2018

  1. During a month-long trip to India in 1959, he had the opportunity to meet family members and followers of Gandhi, the man he described in his autobiography as “the guiding light of our technique of nonviolent social change.” King also authored several books and articles during this time.

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