Legacy of Service

A mural of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, created at a 2019 Service Project

Leave a #LegacyOfService

During the month of January, service platoons are leading a collective effort that empowers veterans to serve in new ways. In cities across the country, we are organizing virtual and in-person service events that exemplify the values Dr. King championed, honor his legacy and tackle the challenges our communities are facing. 

To mark the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service we salute those who fought, and continue to fight, to improve their communities both in and out of uniform. We continue to serve because there is still work to be done, and veterans are uniquely suited to affect positive change.  

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Serve With Us

Transformed communities change lives—It is our duty to inspire change in our communities and The Mission Continues is committed to leading from the front.  

This year we are offering a variety of ways to serve with us on the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day Of Service. You may choose to join us for an in-person project in your city or perform service on your own or with your family from the comfort of your home. Please join us in whatever capacity you feel safest and, together, we’ll leave a legacy of service. 




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Take Action from Home

Donate food, clothing, or money

Support local organizations in your community by donating food, clothing, or money to support their efforts.


Serve at an event to fight food insecurity

No TMC event in your area? Look up your local food pantry or farm and find a place to volunteer.


Become a Welcomer

Americans from every corner of the country are stepping up to welcome Afghan newcomers into our communities.


Serve Your Way

Service can take on many different forms; tutoring, helping run errands for someone who has been quarantined, shoveling snow for your neighbors, and the list goes on! As Dr. King stated, “Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve”. So, commit to take action and complete this form on how you choose to serve.


I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK National Day of Service Highlights

See our #LegacyofService through photos

MLK National Day of Service Highlights

See our #LegacyofService through photos


MLK National Day of Service Impact

All/National Days of Service MLK Day of Service: Our Impact in 2019
All/National Days of Service/Service Platoons See How We Put MLK’s #LegacyofService in Action National