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MLK Jr. National Day of Service 2018

Serve and Learn at the Food Bank on January 15

Join us for the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service on Jan. 15, with opportunities throughout the day to serve and learn with the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.

Spend your day off repacking food for people in need, learning about hunger in our community at a Hunger 101 session, and touring the Food Bank warehouse. Pick and choose the sessions you want to attend to build a schedule that works for you. All adults and children ages 8 and up are welcome!

Click a session below to register. Spaces are limited, so register today!

Schedule of Events

Click the links below to register for each individual session.


8:00 am - 10:00 am: Volunteer Shift 1
9:00 am - 10:00 am: Hunger 101 Session 1
10:00 am - 12 pm: Volunteer Shift 2
10:15 am - 10:45 pm: Tour 1
11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Hunger 101 Session 2
11:15 am - 11:45 pm: Tour 2

12 pm - 1:00 pm: Break


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Volunteer Shift 3
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Hunger 101 Session 3
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Volunteer Shift 4
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm: Tour 3
5:00 pm: End

Why MLK Day?
The MLK Jr. Day of Service is a national initiative to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy. Each year on the third Monday in January, thousands of Americans gather together to give back, empower each other and strengthen their communities. You can learn more about the national campaign by visiting

For questions about registration, contact:
Jennifer Burbank, Volunteer Coordinator
607.796.6061 x4043 or email

388 Upper Oakwood Ave.
Elmira, New York 14903

Phone: 607.796.6061
Fax: 607.796.6028
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8-4 
(Summer hours Mon.-Thurs. 8-4:30; Fri. 8-1)

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