Thank You To Everyone Who Came Out to help on MLK Day

Mlk Day 2024 in St. Augustine

We are so thankful to the more than 200 volunteers, who came out to help clean at the cemeteries and to clean up the streets in our community on MLK Day in St. Augustine. You are part of the change, you are part of the future, and we are so grateful to have you be a part of our community. 

The passion and the eagerness to help, the huge turnout of families, individuals, groups, businesses, and schools...oh how wonderful it was to see so many young people join us.

We ran out of volunteer service forms If you need one. Please send us an email to

West Augustine Nature Society at MLK Day in St. Augustine, Florida
West Augustine Nature Society at MLK Day in St. Augustine, Florida

Thank you to The West Augustine Nature Society for organizing this incredible Martin Luther King Day of Service event.

Elizabeth Jennings realtor from One Sotheby's International Realty and realtor Kate Mitchell providing breakfast to volunteers on MLK Day
One Sotheby's realtors Elizabeth Jennings and Kate Mitchell providing breakfast to volunteers on MLK Day.

We also want to give a special thank you to West Augustine's own Elizabeth Jennings, a realtor from One Sotheby's International Realty, and her colleague Kate Mitchell, for bringing breakfast to all of you.

You can read more about the MLK Day in St. Augustine event at our community partner the St. Augustine Connection. 

We are thankful to Jessica Clark and First Coast News and to Action News Jax for coming out to cover the event and putting the spotlight on all of you. 

This year's list of community partners is greater than ever before. A huge thank you to all of you.

If you want to help, we always looking for community partners and active members of our very small organization. You can also donate in several different ways. 

  • Donate via the West Augustine Improvement Association's PayPal account'
  • Donate via check made out to the West Augustine Improvement Association and mail it to: The West Augustine Improvement Association, 455 South Volusia Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • If donating directly via check or PayPal, please leave us a note, and make sure to let us know who you are, and if you want the donation to go to a specific effort community cleanup, cemetery cleanup, grabbers, D2, headstones, etc. And let us know how we can contact you, so we can thank you for your sponsorship. 
  • Donate to the Pinehurst & San Sebastian Cemeteries on GoFundMe.
  • If you need our EIN number contact

We are always grateful for any kind of help whether it is time, skills, equipment, or monetary donations. We are small non-profit organization run by volunteers, and we need all the help we can get to carry out our mission of improving the cemeteries, the community, and bringing people together.