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Global Day of Service

King's was founded in 1829 to serve society and our students, staff and alumni have been dedicated to making the world a better place ever since.

Giving back to society and to our King's community is an important part of what we do. Every March our Global Day of Service brings the King's community together to volunteer and make a difference in their local, national and international communities. 

Over the last 2 years, alumni around the globe have celebrated Global Day of Service by taking part in acts of service in their communities. Some examples include: 

  • Beach cleans in Peru
  • Volunteering with WWF in Pakistan
  • Litter picking in Beijing
  • GoodGym runs in London
  • Well-being awareness day in Mexico City
  • Clothing donations drive in Leeds
  • Social days with the elderly in Hong Kong
  • Volunteering with the local community in Boston
  • Food donation drives in: 
    • Collecting donations for the Living Water Community in Trinidad & Tobago
    • Building habitats for butterflies in San Francisco 

How to get involved in our next Global Day of Service

Organise an event

If you would like to organise a service event in your city, then please contact us at

We will help promote your activity to alumni, provide you with a goodie-bag for your volunteering and be on hand to offer advice and guidance. 


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Join one of our events across the world

These will be posted here as they are confirmed.

Organise your own activity

You can also do your own volunteering. From donating to a charity shop or picking up litter, it will all count towards our total.
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Already volunteering for King's?

If you give your time to King's as a mentor, an event host or speaker, a reunion organiser or as an ambassador or international alumni group committee member, then any volunteering you do during March will count towards out total.


Share your volunteering with us

We want to celebrate all the amazing volunteering you do. Make sure to log your volunteering hours with us by emailing, and after the event we will report on all the activities the King's community has done around the world. 

Get involved with Global Day of Service on social media by sharing your photos and videos. Make sure to tag us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by using @KCLalumni and use the hashtags #ForeverKings and #ServiceAtKings.

 GDOS quote full sizeJonathan Grant, Vice-President/Vice-Principal (Service) volunteering at the Guy's Garden 

You can also share your photos and videos with us via the email below and we will post them to our website and social media channels. For more information or if you have any questions please email us at

Email us

If you have any questions about how to get involved: