Day of Service: NASW’s Virtual Event

Jan 6, 2009

Are you particpating in a Day of Service event? Did you sign up for Give An Hour? Leave a comment below and tell us about your experience.

President-Elect Barack Obama and Vice President-Elect Joe Biden have included the Martin Luther King, Jr. day of service as part of their inauguration events. Events are occurring around the country. There are three ways we suggest you participate:

Sign up for Give An Hour
NASW is hosting a virtual event, encouraging social workers who are licensed and practicing clinically to go to and sign up. You will commit to donating one hour of your time to provide critical mental health services to U.S. troops and their family members.

Let us know you will participate in our virtual event by going to and replying.

Create your own event
You may already have an event you are hosting on this day, or you may want to create your own event. You can go to to list your event on the inauguration website so others can sign-up to help out.

Attend an event in your community
Go to to find a list of events occurring close to your location. Choose one and rsvp that you will attend.

Please pass this information along to your colleagues. Thank you for being a part of this important day.