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Veritas MLK Service Day

MLK Service Day - 2018

 
Fourth Annual MLK Service Day
Mon, Jan 15 | Time & Location Varies

In 1994, former President Bill Clinton signed the King Holiday and Service Act into law, turning MLK day into an official day of service. Veritas will honor this day on Jan 15 by holding a community day of service instead of classes. We are excited about all the service opportunities for you and your family to serve together on Martin Luther King Day this year. Due to the amount of parent involvement required to make this day a success, it is not mandatory for your child to participate; however, we strongly encourage you to take this opportunity and serve our community as a family.

New for 2018: There will no be any activities at either Veritas Academy CLC or AOC campus.  Start and end times vary by project.

Important dates to be aware of:
  • Fri, Dec 8 - Wed, Dec 20: Sign up to serve
  • Fri, Dec 20: Sign-ups close, all Driver Affidavits, and non-profit forms completed and turned-in to any Veritas Academy office
  • Mon, Jan 15: Serve

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Sign up for a Service Project (see below or right).

2. Projects with an asterisk (*) have one or more additional forms to be completed and turned in to any school office (CLC-GS, AOC-GS or SL/R) by Wednesday, December 20. These forms are attached to the project within sign-up genius.

3. If you have elected to purchase items to donate as part of your service project, please make a note in your calendar to purchase and bring the item(s) to the site on January 15.

There will be NO ONSITE PROJECTS at Veritas Academy. All projects start times and locations are listed per project in Sign Up Genius.
 

All students should wear a Veritas t-shirt, blue jeans, and comfortable shoes unless otherwise instructed in Sign Up Genius.

Yes, please review the options given for Any Age of Student. These are designated to allow families with students of all ages to serve together.

If you have any questions, please contact any of the Veritas Shines Committee or Veritas SR Service Ambassadors listed HERE (requires ParentsWeb log-in).

MLK Service Projects by School

Brookdale-Deckett Meadows
10:00am  |  7709 Beckett Rd, Austin, TX 78749
 
Brookdale-West Lake Hills
9:30am  |  1034 Liberty Park Dr. Austin, TX 78746
 
Operation Christmas Child at Sunset Valley City Hall
10:00am  |  3205 Jones Rd, SSV, TX 78745
 
The Gathering Dementia Care Ministry
9:00am  |  Veal home

Grammar School MLK Service Day 2018

We are excited about all the service opportunities for you and your family to serve together on Martin Luther King Day this year. Due to the amount of parent involvement required to make this day a success, it is not mandatory for your child to participate; however, we strongly encourage you to take this opportunity and serve our community as a family.

Grammar School students must serve with an adult.  Students should dress in a Veritas t-shirt, blue jeans and comfortable shoes unless indicated otherwise on a specific sign-up.

Service projects for 2018:

Austin Police Cards

9:00am  |  Metro Home

Placemats for Meals on Wheels
9:00am  |  Kotara Home
 
Placemats for Meals on Wheels
9:00am  |  McGinty Home
 
Austin Humane Society
9:00am  |  Bertram Home
 
Kairos of Texas Prison Ministry

9:00am  |  Terry Home

Kairos of Texas Prison Ministry
9:00am  |  Prater Home
 
Homeless Bags
9:00am  |  Wheelock barn

School of Logic MLK Service Day 2018

SL students may volunteer without an adult; however, we need adult volunteers to chaperone, assist, and drive students to the projects. Students should dress in a Veritas t-shirt, blue jeans and comfortable shoes unless indicated otherwise in Sign-Up Genius.

Please note that there are NO service projects on either the Veritas CLC or AOC campuses this year.

Service projects for 2018 (those with * require an additional release form to be turned in to any Veritas office by the date specified in Sign-Up Genius):

Project Options for Students in SL:
Mission Possible-Playing with Kids
12:30pm  | 1190 Chicon St. Austin, TX 78702 
      * Volunteer Driver Affidavit required. Please complete and return to the SLR office along with your driver's license and proof of insurance. 
 
Ronald McDonald House
10:00am  |  1315 Barbara Jordan Blvd
 
Marbridge*
9:00am  |  2310 Bliss Spillar Rd, Manchaca, TX 78652
 
ADRN-Hope Thrift Store*
9:30am  |  1122 E 51st St, Austin, TX 78723
 
Foster Village-Donation Sorting
9:00am  |  15400 Fitzhugh Rd, Dripping Springs
 
Foster Village-Sensory Bags and Boards
9:00am  |  15400 Fitzhugh Rd, Dripping Springs
 
 
 
 
 
 
Red Arena
9:00am  |  1601 Bell Springs Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
 
Harvest Blessings at Travis Heights Christian Outreach
9:30am  |  4403 Russell Dr. Austin TX
 
Foster Village-Landscaping Projects
9:00am  |  15400 Fitzhugh Rd. Dripping Springs, TX

School of Rhetoric MLK Service Day 2018

For our SR students, you will either sign-up and serve in the community or attend mandatory study hall on campus.  This is not a holiday.  Students go directly to their project on 1/15/18.  Please read the details for each project in the links below for start times, addresses, and end times.

SR Service Projects:
 

Central Texas Food Bank

Burke Center for Youth

Grow Together Community Garden at Gateway Church

Building a Disc Golf Course

Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services

Mystery Project

 

View Projects & Sign-Ups Here:
 
 
 

 

Questions and Contact Information
If you have any questions, please connect any of the Veritas Shines committee or Veritas SR Service Ambassadors listed below: