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SOLVE has moved offices! As of August 1, 2022, our new address is 1501 SW Jefferson St. Portland, OR 97201

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Join the Downtown Portland Cleanup Movement


Celebrate the 27th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Day of Service with SOLVE on Monday, January 17. This is the only federally recognized national day of service and is often referred to as a "day on, not a day off." SOLVE invites you to celebrate Dr. King by joining us at our monthly Downtown Portland Cleanup, to further cultivate Dr. King's mission of creating a "beloved city." 

Engage in service work this Martin Luther King Jr. Day by cleaning up Portland. Register for a check-in location, receive cleanup supplies, and feel good knowing you are giving back to the city we all call home! Instruction and disposal will also be provided. This event is supported by The Standard and Portland Lodging Alliance.



Pre-registration is required, please click the check-in location below. 


Waterfront Park at the Burnside Bridge 

The Benson Hotel 

The Standard 

Central Eastside Industrial District



Take a moment to learn about the history of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


How did Martin Luther King Jr. Get a Holiday? (Watch on YouTube) 

10 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr. (Read,

The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Read, NAACP) 




Do you have questions about volunteering at an upcoming event? Call us at 503-943-2835 or



1501 SW Jefferson St. 
Portland, OR 97201
Tax Id #93-0579286