• Help pack bags of food for seniors any day Monday through Thursday during the workday at the Durham Center for Senior Life, 406 Rigsbee Ave. #202, Durham. Food and bags are provided. Call 919-688-8247.
• Would you like to encourage youngsters to get involved in music on MLK Day? Help MusicianCorps with a Musical Petting Zoo from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20 at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd., Durham. Visit www.MusicianCorps.org.
• Want to serve on MLK Day? The Emily K Center needs help painting classrooms, maintenance and landscaping, from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Jan. 20, at 904 W. Chapel Hill St., Durham. Call 919-680-0308.
• Collect and donate books to help Book Harvest collect 10,000 on MLK Day of Service.
• Help improve the English of Hispanic neighbors at Pilgrims UCC on Wednesdays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. each week. Materials and childcare are provided.
• The Veggie Van works to deliver fresh, locally-grown produce to people who have limited access to these products. Volunteers are needed for the van sites at Durham Tech, DC Health Dept., and the Piedmont Health Services.
• Are you a knitter? Help knit Care Shawls for Duke HomeCare & Hospice from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Chapel Hill Bible Church, 260 Erwin Road, Chapel Hill. Call 919-408-0310.
• Do you know how to maintain a website? Kids Voting Durham needs a volunteer to develop and maintain its website. Call 919-560-7321 or email Info@KidsVotingDurham.org.
• Girls Rock NC needs help with its After School program and at its events. The organization is celebrating its tenth anniversary with ten special concerts.
Send volunteer notes to NCustis@NewsObserver.com.