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National Days of Service

Two National Days of Service inspire thousands of individuals and organizations across the country to make volunteering part of their lives.

September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance

September 11th is Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance. On this day Americans across the country are called to volunteer in their local communities in tribute to the individuals lost and injured in the attacks, first responders, and the many who have risen in service to defend freedom.

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Martin Luther King, Jr., National Day of Service

The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is a defining moment each year when Americans step up to take action to create the Beloved Community of Dr. King’s dream. MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service, and AmeriCorps has led this effort for the past quarter century.

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AmeriCorps 30th Anniversary

From September 2023 to September 2024, AmeriCorps is celebrating three decades of national service. Help us celebrate milestone moments that helped change trajectories for what is possible.

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National Volunteer Week April 2024During National Volunteer Week, AmeriCorps shines a light on the enduring contributions of volunteers and encourages all Americans to discover their own power to make a difference. 
ODEIA Virtual SummitApril 30, 2024

Let’s Take a Journey: Exploring the Power of Strategy, Data and Accessibility
There are foundational concepts linked to the power of strategy, data, and accessibility. Integrating them into organizational culture and business practices may increase equitable outcomes for all AmeriCorps stakeholders and the communities we serve.

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Veterans DayNov. 11, 2024

On Veterans Day, we honor those who have served and those who continue to serve our country. Each year, AmeriCorps engages thousands of veterans in service and assist more than 500,000 veterans and military families. Our programs and members are committed to this mission and thank those who have served.

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Giving TuesdayDec. 3, 2024Giving Tuesday is an opportunity for people around the world to come together to thank, help, give, show kindness, and share what they have with those in need. It takes place the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and is a day that encourages people to do good.
AmeriCorps WeekMarch 2025

Celebrate the impact of our programs and offer our thanks to each and every one for volunteering to serve others.

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Michael Smith and AmeriCorps volunteers celebrate Earth Day
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