MLK Community Coalition of Lebanon, Ohio

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34th Annual MLK Celebration in Lebanon
January 20-21, 2019


Upcoming FREE Events...

MLK Poster Making Activity

Saturday January 19, 2019

10 am - 12 noon

Bethel AME Church, 550 Mound Ct. Suite A, Lebanon, OH 45036

Posters will be used as part of the MLK March on Jan. 20th (12:45 pm at Lebanon Presbyterian Church. Posters will also be on display at various MLK events on Monday Jan. 21st. Volunteers are needed from 10 am - 12 noon to assist with set-up, making posters, as well as help with clean-up. Click here to SIGN UP NOW! 

MLK March

Sunday January 20, 2019

12:45 pm 

Lebanon Presbyterian Church, 123 N. East Street, Lebanon, Ohio 45036

The march will travel down Warren Street, south on Broadway, north on Mulberry, then back to East Street to Lebanon Presbyterian Church for a reception.

The march was created to show solidarity with other communities across the country that honor the King Holiday with a traditional civil rights march promoting unity, justice, and peace.Click here to SIGN UP NOW!

MLK Community Stories

Sunday January 20, 2019

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Lebanon Presbyterian Church, 123 N. East Street, Lebanon, Ohio 45036

Enjoy desserts and conversation as the MLK Community Coalition of Lebanon share personal stories of community members. Please bring a childhood family photo to share as we discuss family, friends and growing up in Lebanon.

MLK Food Drive

Monday January 21, 2019

9 am - 12 noon

Lebanon Food Pantry, 190 New Street, Lebanon, OH 45036

Donations are needed -Non-perishable food and personal care items.

Click here to SIGN UP!


Monday January 21, 2019

12 noon - 2 pm

Countryside YMCA

1699 Deerfield Road

Lebanon, Ohio 45036

The community is encouraged to participate in arts and crafts where children and their families can learn about Dr. King’s dream through art.  

Click here to SIGN UP!


Monday January 21, 2019

12 noon - 2 pm

Countryside YMCA, 1699 Deerfield Road, Lebanon, Ohio 45036

Donations are needed for Humane Society of Warren County, Lebanon Food Pantry and current & expired coupons for military families serving overseas.

Volunteers are needed to cut and sort coupons and organize collection drives. Click here to SIGN UP!


Monday January 21, 2019

7 pm

Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1270 N. Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036

The program will feature music, spoken word, and a special recognition of community leaders and organizations as the 2019 Drum Major of Service Award recipients. To earn community service credit hours, students will need to sign in at the beginning of the event and sign out at the conclusion of the event. Volunteer coordinators will be onsite to sign school forms at the end of their community service. Students are also encouraged to seek extra credit assignments on their own by coordinating directly with their teachers. Click here to SIGN UP!

MLK Earth Day 

Saturday April 13, 2019

The Martin Luther King Community Coalition of Lebanon will celebrate Earth Day on Saturday April 13th.  We plan to meet at Pleasant Square Park across the street from the Post Office to begin a day of beautification of parks and other areas around town. Groups will assemble to pick up litter and trash while recycling items along the way. We plan to gather back at the park for a cook-out. Free food and beverages will be provided along with face painting for the children. There will also be information and organizations on site to provide information about recycling, conservation, gardening and more. Click here to SIGN UP!


MLK Lebanon has donated a second check to Bowman Primary as part of the MLK Lunch On Us project to support students at Lebanon City Schools.

To date MLK Lunch On Us has raised $2,000!

Ways To Donate

Thank you to our supporters!

Sarah Albright

Melinda Berst

Wayne Dunn

Raye Kimberlin

Jennifer M. Lynch

Darlene & Robert McLain - In memory of Jamie Dunn 

Douglass & Gail Rash

Donna Pennock
Sharen Eninger
Marci Elter
Renee Forrester
Melva Soderland
MaryEllen Haynes

Let's Talk Lebanon

Tonda Edington

Gail Rose

Esther Larson

MaryEllen Haynes

Lynne Jones

Bryan Augsburger 

Anne Cruz 

Rebecca Turner

Libby Turpin

Bryan Augsburger

Amy Coleman

Veretta Galyen 

Raye Kimberlin 

Pam Litner  

Our Mission

The mission of the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Coalition of Lebanon, Ohio is to honor Dr. King's vision of justice by building an inclusive network of individuals and organizations that work toward empowerment for people. 

The MLK Community Coalition of Lebanon is to be a proud community partner with local, regional, and national organizations such as Service for Peace, Serve Ohio and


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