Monday, January 16, 2023

The Jersey Cares Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service engages people across the state to embody Dr. King's vision and bring people of all ages and backgrounds together, strengthening their communities and building a stronger New Jersey. Volunteers across the state will come together to honor Dr. King's legacy through a variety of projects.

MLK Weekend Opportunities

Not available on Monday, but want to get involved? Check out these projects happening all-weekend long!

Coat Sorting: Volunteers will sort through coat donations in-person at our container sites across the state. All opportunities will be held outside, unless otherwise noted.

  • Registration for these projects is FREE.
  • These projects are appropriate for ages 14+.
  • All opportunities will take place from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • All Coat Sorting opportunities will take place on Sunday, January 15th.
  • Please click the links below to register.

Coat Sorting in Cherry Hill

Coat Sorting in Branchburg

Coat Sorting in Livingston

Coat Sorting in Metuchen

Coat Sorting in Morristown

Coat Sorting in Union

Virtual Project Options

Thank you for your interest! At this time, registration is closed for MLK Day of Service 2023 Virtual Projects.

In-Person Project Options

Thank you for your interest! At this time, registration is closed for MLK Day of Service 2023 In-Person Projects.

Please note: only registered volunteers are permitted to attend as we are held to strict capacity limits for the spaces we are using. Thank you for understanding!


Head over to our online store to make a donation supporting Jersey Cares and receive an MLK Day shirt as a thank you!

To make a donation and check out other Jersey Cares accessories, please click HERE.


Questions? Please call us at 973-533-1993 or email us at