White House Calls for Volunteer Nominations


Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

As the 26th anniversary of Martin Luther King Day approaches, the White House and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) are joining forces to recognize outstanding volunteers nationwide with the MLK Drum Majors for Service program.

The Drum Majors program gives organizations and groups an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate those volunteers who perform extraordinary everyday acts of service with reliability and commitment, but who seldom receive recognition. Drum Major awardees receive an award from CNCS designating that person as a “Drum Major for Service” with the Presidential Volunteer Service Award.

Drum Major Award recipients will be honored at events in their communities. To submit a volunteer to be recognized as a MLK Drum Major for Service, please visit MLKDay.gov/awards.


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