United Community Ministries' Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend

Event Date

Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 9:00am - Monday, January 20, 2014 - 11:00am

This Monday is the Martin Luther King federal holiday, which has become known as a day to celebrate community service. UCM has many ways to honor Dr. King's legacy all weekend!  Click here to download and share our flyer of special events and service opportunities:


Help fill the pantries of struggling families

  • to Noon. A $20 donation to UCM means you get to select a one-of-a-kind ceramic bowl crafted and generously donated by local ceramic artists -- plus a bowl of delicous soup courtesy of The Chart House Restaurant. Click here for our flyer.
  • LISTEN at the Ventures in Community Choir Festival, Sun. 1/19 at 4:30 pm. Several area choirs will perform for your enjoyment at the 19th annual VIC Choir Festival at Good Shepherd Catholic Church (8710 Mount Vernon Highway).  No admission charge, but a free will donation will be collected at the door. 
  • RUN at Metro Run and Walk's MLK Jr. Run & Walk Trail Run, Mon. 1/20. Sign up with friends and family for the 5 mile Trail Run + 1 mile Trail Walk with proceeds to benefit UCM. The event starts at 9 am at Wakefield Park in Annandale and includes a special T-shirt too.  So click here to sign up. It's a food drive too, so please bring canned goods donations! 
  • GIVE with a Virtual Food Drive for UCM! Host a virtual food drive to help stock UCM's Food Pantry... donate funds online so we can purchase fresh, perishable food. Encourage your friends, family, and coworkers to donate $20.14 to help people in our community! Just designate "food pantry' for your gift.

 Thank you for supporting UCM to help people 


in crisis move forward to a brighter future!