Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others today?” Since 1986, the third Monday in January has been an official U.S. holiday honoring King. With his own words in mind, the holiday was redesignated in 1994 as a national day of service. Service can be anything, from tutoring to preparing meals, visiting seniors, painting or picking up trash. Volunteering has become America’s way to reflect on King's life and teachings.
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