Monday, December 18, 2023

4th Annual MLK Day Cleanup Event in St.Augustine - Come be a Part of Our Community

MLK Day St. Augustine 2024

Save the date! 
Come join us for our 4th annual MLK Day of Service Cleanup event.

● Monday, January 15th, 2024 

● 8-10 A.M. 

● Meet us at 252 N Mc Laughlin St, St. Augustine 

 BRING: Gloves and/or grabber, trash bags, warm clothing & your own water bottle.  

If doing the cemetery clean up, please bring gardening tools, such as rakes, pruners etc.  After the clean up, we invite anyone interested to come join us at the Silent March downtown (Starts at 86 MLK Ave at 10:30 A.M.) to honor and remember Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement in St Augustine. 

We are grateful for the support of our community partners: 

❤ The West Augustine Improvement Association

❤ The St. Augustine Connection

❤ Elizabeth Jennings Real Estate Agent, One Sotheby's International Realty

❤ Kate Mitchell Realtor, One Sotheby's International Realty

❤ Ben & Jerry's St. Augustine 

❤ Dancing Treetops

❤ EarthGuyRye 

❤ Compassionate St Augustine & Good Trouble 

❤ Nu Epsilon Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. 

❤ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 

❤ Omega Phi Omega of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority  

❤ Primerica Financial Services 

❤ Interact St. Augustine High School

❤ Pie in The Sky

❤ The Rotary Club of St. Augustine Sunrise

❤ Sigma Pi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

❤ Beachside High National Honor Society 

❤ St. Joseph Academy Interact Club

We will be cleaning up the streets around the Pinehurst, San Sebastian and Woodlawn cemeteries, and we will be cleaning up inside of the Pinehurst and San Sebastian Cemeteries, two of the oldest African American cemeteries in Florida. 

Treats for our volunteers: 

  • Breakfast is provided by Elizabeth Jennings and Kate Michell from One Sotheby's Realty  
  • Ben & Jerry's got ice cream for our volunteers  
  • Dancing Treetops and EarthGuyRye are giving away free plants.  
  • There will be raffle prizes from the community partners.  

High school students please ask us for volunteer forms. 

If you'd like to get involved in this or future events or donate food, supplies etc. to the events, contact us or the West Augustine Nature Society via messenger or email.

Please share this flyer. It may change as we add more community partners, but we will always have the most updated flyer on the website.