9th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Interfaith Service

Join diverse San Diego faith communities in hands-on volunteer service

in Balboa Park.
Make it a day on, not a day off!



Monday, January 16, 2017, 9 AM to approx. 12 PM.
In case of rain, call 619-297-4366, ext 500 for cancellation and re-scheduling information.

West side of Balboa Park at the corner of Juniper St. and Balboa Dr. Street parking is available on Balboa Drive and 8th Drive. See map...

9 AM—Register at the corner of Juniper St. and Balboa Dr.

9:15 AM—Opening Ceremony
9:30 AM—Cleanup/Beautification. Come dressed and prepared for physical work; we expect to be clearing and hauling brush, and planting.
11:30 AMMusical entertainment and complimentary picnic lunch of hot dogs and chips. 

Pre-registration online...  
Same-day registration day of the event at 9 AM.

Mandatory waiver. Needed if you are under 18 and can be signed on site. Youth participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Waivers available  here  or on-site. 


  • Work gloves
  • Pruning tools (if possible). Tools will also be provided
  • Your signed waiver form (obtain online or at registration)
  • If desired, your picnic lunch can be left in your car close to the picnic area
  • Any additional picnic food or beverages you may want. Complimentary hot dogs and chips provided. (Your picnic can be left in your car close to the picnic area)
  • Blanket or chairs for the picnic (optional)
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Long pants
  • Work shoes
  • Goggles

We are excited about the chance to work side-by-side, with people from diverse religious and cultural groups, in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr's legacy. 

Thanks to these businesses for their support:

San Diego Magazine 

Windmill Farms

Home Depot

 Lee Loventhal Photography 


Congregation Beth Israel


First United Methodist Church of San Diego


First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego


The Islamic Center
of San Diego 


The Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-Day-Saints


Temple Emanu-El


   The Episcopal Diocese
of San Diego


UCC San Diego Partnership Churches


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Any questions?

Rev. Jessica Strysko

619-297-4366 x131