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ACTION MINISTRIES PACK A SNACK
FOR KIDS IN NEED PROJECT
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Join us for packing non-perishable snack packs for children in need at the Action Ministries Warehouse. 50 volunteers needed.

4025 Welcome All Road, Suite 160
East Point, GA 30349


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CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER CLEANUP
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Georgia has over 70,000 miles of streams and rivers- and they need your help! Join us Friday, September 13 from 9 AM - 12 PM as we clean the Chattahoochee river banks. We encourage you to wear long pants. Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty and wet. Wear rain boots, waders, water shoes or old sneakers - no sandals. Bring clean clothes and shoes to change into for your journey home. 80 volunteers needed.

Location TBD


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COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER
FOR MUST MINISTRIES
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

PROJECT FULL. REGISTRATION CLOSED FOR THIS PROJECT.

Let’s throw a baby shower for expectant mothers in our community! Join Gas South to provide much needed diapers to moms by building beautiful diaper cakes. Roll diapers, assemble cake layers and decorate with bottles, pacifiers and ribbon at the Gas South office located near SunTrust Park. Volunteers should be 18 years or older. 15 volunteers needed.

Gas South
3625 Cumberland Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30339







PROJECT OPEN HAND
MEAL PACKING, GARDENING + FILING
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

PROJECT FULL. REGISTRATION CLOSED FOR THIS PROJECT.

Join Project Open Hand to assist with all the elements that go into providing healthy meals to community members in need. Volunteers will help with one of several tasks: packing of meals, culinary prep, administrative and organization support, gardening & landscaping, and Market Basket prepwork. Volunteers should be 18 years or older. 60 volunteers needed.

Project Open Hand
181 Armour Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30324







PROJECT OPEN HAND
MEAL DELIVERY
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
TWO TIME SHIFTS AVAILABLE


Join us to deliver meals to families in need. Volunteers must have a valid driver's license, car insurance, and use their own vehicle. We need 10-15 people willing to drive their own car and you can have up to three people to ride with you to deliver meals. This is a great opportunity for a family or corporate team. Drivers must be at least 21 years old. Passengers can be any age as long as accompanied by parent. 80 volunteers needed.

Two volunteer shifts available
(40 volunteers per shift):


Friday, September 13 (PROJECT FULL)
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Saturday, September 14
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Project Open Hand
181 Armour Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30324


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PROJECT OPEN HAND
MEAL PACKING
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
TWO TIME SHIFTS AVAILABLE


Join the YMCA at Project Open Hand to pack meals for people in need. Volunteers will prep and pack food trays to make them ready for delivery to community members. 60 volunteers needed.

Two volunteer shifts available
(30 volunteers per shift):


Friday, September 13 (PROJECT FULL)
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Saturday, September 14
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Project Open Hand
181 Armour Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30324


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THE FARM AT GOOD SAM
HEALTH CENTER
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
TWO TIME SHIFTS AVAILABLE


Join us at the Good Samaritan Health Center farm for a day of mulching, clearning out crop beds, preparing new crop beds, weeding and farm maintenece. 2 shifts avaliable. 20 volunteers needed for each shift.

Two volunteer shifts available
(20 volunteers per shift):


9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


1015 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy NW
Atlanta, GA 30318


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URBAN FOOD FOREST AT
BROWNS MILL BEAUTIFICATION
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Join us for a day of building soil, weeding, planting, watering, harvesting and site beautification at the Urban Food Forest at Browns Mill. 100 volunteers needed.

2217 Browns Mill Rd
Atlanta, GA 30315


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WEEKEND FOOD
PACK PROJECT
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
TWO TIME SHIFTS AVAILABLE


The J.M. Tull-Gwinnett Family Y will be hosting a food drive in August to collect items for this weekend food pack project to benefit the students of local elementary schools who experience food insecurity. The food packs will be distributed through our partnership with Nothing But the Truth Ministry. Volunteers will assist in organizing and packing food items for distribution. This is a volunteer opportunity for adults, families and teens. 96 volunteers needed.

Three volunteer shifts available:

Friday, September 13 (Shift 1)
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Sorting food
(6 volunteers needed)

Saturday, September 14 (Shift 2)
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Set-up
(10 volunteers needed)

Saturday, September 14 (Shift 3)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Packing bags
(80 volunteers needed)

J.M. Tull-Gwinnett Family YMCA
2985 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30045


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WESTSIDE ATLANTA
BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT
AT ASHBY CIRCLE PLAYLOT
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Even the smallest projects we do within our neighborhoods can have a big impact! The Y is partnering with Park Pride to make a difference in our community through this service project. Volunteers will have the opportunity to upgrade and improve the Westside through this beautification projects. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. Project activities will be outdoors and will involve some manual labor, including park clean-up, painting, basic landscaping, limbing up trees and placing down mulch. 50 volunteers needed.

Ashby Circle Playlot
976 Ashby Circle
Atlanta, GA 30314


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WEST MITCHELL STREET CME
CHURCH BEAUTIFICATION
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Join our YMCA of Metro Atlanta Jones Lang LaSalle team for a day of service at West Mitchell Street CME Church. We will be painting, planting flowers and cleaning the grounds of the church. 30 volunteers needed.

West Mitchell Street CME Church
560 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW
Atlanta, GA 30314


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SATURDAY PROJECTS





ATLANTA COMMUNITY FOOD BANK
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
TWO TIME SHIFTS AVAILABLE


Time to work out for the cause. Join the fight to end hunger with a high-energy session of food sorting at the Atlanta Community Food Bank warehouse. As a Product Rescue Center volunteer, you'll sort, organize and pack recently donated food and personal care products for distribution to over 600 local partner agencies. The music is blaring, the packing is fast-paced and the personal reward of making a difference can't be replaced. 130 volunteers needed.

Atlanta Community Food Bank
732 Joseph E Lowery Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Two volunteer shifts available:

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (PROJECT FULL)

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
(80 volunteers needed)


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BROWNS MILL RECREATION
CENTER LANDSCAPE BEAUTIFICATION
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Join the South DeKalb Family YMCA for a day of landscape beautification at Browns Mill Recreation Center. We will be planting flowers, pruing shrubs, applying mulch, mowing and weeding aorund the center. Volunteers must be 16 years or oder to volunteer. Project requires manual labor of lifting up to 20 pounds and will be outdoors. 50 volunteers needed.

Browns Mill Recreation Center
5101 Browns Mill Road
Lithonia, GA 30038


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CLAYTON FOOD BANK
MEAL PREPERATION
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Please join us as we volunteer with the Clayton Food Bank to prepare meals and distribute meals to people in need in the surrounding area. 20 volunteers needed.

Clayton Food Bank
46 Plaza Way
Clayton, GA 30525


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COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY
PROJECT AT THE LAKES
AT INDIAN CREEK APARTMENTS
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
TWO TIME SHIFTS AVAILABLE


Join the Wade Walker Park Family Y for a community sustainability event including wellness, resources on housing, job assistance, family fun activities and children activities. Volunteers can be age 14 or older. The event is set to take place outside. Volunteers will need to wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes. The event requires social interaction and positive energy. 80 volunteers needed.

Two volunteer shifts available
(40 volunteers per shift):


9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM


The Lakes at Indian Creek Apartments
751 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, GA 30021


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COVINGTON POLICE
DEPARTMENT FUZZ RUN
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM


Join the Covington Family Y in this project to give back to the community leaders that protect us each day. The project will include helping with all aspects of the race: water stops, finish line, set up and clean up. 60 volunteers needed, ages 18 and up.

Covington Family YMCA
2140 Newton Drive
Covington, GA 30014


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FORSYTH COMMUNITY FOSTER PARENT
TRAINING PROJECT
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
8:15 AM - 4:15 PM
TWO TIME SHIFTS AVAILABLE


Join the Forsyth Family YMCA, Forsyth County Community Connection and First Baptist Cumming Orphan Ministry for a Foster Parent Training Day. Volunteers should be 15 years or older. We will need volunteers for child care, food service, set up and clean up. 200 volunteers needed.

Two volunteer shifts available
(100 volunteers per shift):


8:15 AM – 12:15 AM
12:15 PM – 4:15 PM


First Baptist Cumming
1597 Sawnee Drive
Cumming, GA 30040


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GOSHEN VALLEY BOYS
RANCH BEAUTIFICATION
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM


Join the Cherokee Outdoor & G. Cecil Pruett Community Center Family YMCA's for a day of landscaping and property beautification at Goshen Valley Boys Ranch. Come on out and give back by giving children a beautiful place to come together. Children must have an adult present to volunteer. 200 volunteers needed, all ages welcome.

387 Goshen Church Way
Waleska, GA 30183


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KINDNESS ROCKS
FAMILY DAY OF SERVICE
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
10:00 PM - 3:00 PM


We will invite community service workers (Fire, Police, EMS ect.) and their families to a Thank You event at Northwest Family YMCA. Volunteers under the age of 14 will need an adult in attendance. Volunteers will be assigned to stations such as craft creation, goodie bag assembly, rock painting, parking and delivery to first responder sites. Volunteers will be assigned based on ability and interest. You are welcome to sign up for multiple shifts. 170 volunteers needed.

Three volunteer shifts available:

Event Set-up
8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
(20 volunteers needed)

Event
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
(100 volunteers needed)

Event, Clean-up, and Delivery to
First Responders

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
(50 volunteers needed)

Northwest Cobb Family YMCA
1700 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152


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LAKE BURTON
WATERFRONT CLEAN UP
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM


If you are a camper at heart, this project is for you! Volunteer will partner with Lake Burton Civic Association to clear logs, roots and debris from Lake Burton Waterfront. All volunteer activities will be outdoors and closed toe shoes are required. 50 volunteers needed, ages 15 and older.

Camp High Harbour at Lake Burton
685 Camp Harbour Lane
Clayton, GA 30525


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McCLENDON ELEMENTARY SITE
IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Volunteers will join the Decatur Family YMCA at McClendon Elementary to engage in a school beautification project. McLendon Elementary School is a long-time partner of the Decatur Family Y. Volunteers are needed to assist with clearing part of the property, planting new shrubs and building a walking path. Children are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult. This is a rain or shine project so please plan accordingly. Items to bring are: shovels, wheel barrows, rakes and gloves. 50 volunteers needed.

McClendon Elementary School
3169 Hollywood Drive
Decatur, GA 30033


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NEW LEAF COMMUNITY
GARDEN RENOVATION
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Join the Summit Family YMCA at New Leaf Community Garden for a volunteer day of renovation. The project will include mulching pathways, building new garden boxes, painting, cleaning, installing solar lights, and replacing greenhouse panels. Children are welcome to participate along with an adult. There will be lifting and bending involved. If allergic to bees, please refrain from volunteering for your safety. 50 volunteers needed.

32 Salbide Avenue
Newnan, GA 30263


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OLD RUCKER FARM PROJECT
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Join the Ed Isakson/Alpharetta Family YMCA for a morning of service on the Old Rucker Farm. There will be a variety of projects such as harvesting and planting of fall crops, ditch digging, mulch spreading, raised bed constructing and indoor house painting. 6 year-old children must be accompanied by parent at all times. All volunteer activities will be outdoors and will involve some level of manual labor. 100 volunteers needed, ages 6 and older.

Old Rucker Farm
860 Old Rucker Road
Alpharetta, GA 30004


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PEACHTREE CREEK
GREENWAY CLEAN-UP
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM


We will work with five cities to clean the greenway that spans 12 miles. Volunteers of all ages are welcome. 75 volunteers needed.

Peachtree Creek
Brookhaven, GA 30319


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PRICE MIDDLE SCHOOL
OUTDOOR LIBRARY EXPANSION
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
THREE TIME SHIFTS AVAILABLE


In conjunction with Price Middle School in Atlanta, The Villages at Carver YMCA and East Lake Family YMCA will complete an expansion of the outdoor library. Youth ages 13 – 18 may volunteer along with an adult. 60 volunteers needed.

Three volunteer shifts available
(20 volunteers per shift):


9:00 AM – 11:00 PM
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (PROJECT FULL)
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (PROJECT FULL)


Price Middle School
1670 Benjamin Weldon Bickers Drive SE
Atlanta, GA 30315


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PROJECT OPEN HAND
MEAL DELIVERY
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
TWO TIME SHIFTS AVAILABLE


Join us to deliver meals to families in need. Volunteers must have a valid driver's license, car insurance, and use their own vehicle. We need 10-15 people willing to drive their own car and you can have up to three people to ride with you to deliver meals. This is a great opportunity for a family or corporate team. Drivers must be at least 21 years old. Passengers can be any age as long as accompanied by parent. 80 volunteers needed.

Two volunteer shifts available
(40 volunteers per shift):


Friday, September 13
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM (PROJECT FULL)


Saturday, September 14
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Project Open Hand
181 Armour Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30324


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PROJECT OPEN HAND
MEAL PACKING
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
TWO TIME SHIFTS AVAILABLE


Join the YMCA at Project Open Hand to pack meals for people in need. Volunteers will prep and pack food trays to make them ready for delivery to community members. 60 volunteers needed.

Two volunteer shifts available
(30 volunteers per shift):


Friday, September 13
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, September 14
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Project Open Hand
181 Armour Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30324


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RAINBOW VILLAGE
PROPERTY BEAUTIFICATION
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
TWO TIME SHIFTS AVAILABLE


Property clean up, wash apartment doors, blow the stairwells, move stairwell furniture to storage room, move furniture from 104 to 202, pressure wash community, organize storage room, and assist with after school classroom clean up. Volunteers must be 15 years or older. Most projects will be outside and volunteer should be able to lift 5-10 pounds. 40 volunteers needed.

Two volunteer shifts available
(20 volunteers per shift):


9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM


Rainbow Village
3427 Highway 120
Duluth, GA 30096


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SIMPLE ACTS OF
KINDNESS PROJECT
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

PROJECT FULL. REGISTRATION CLOSED FOR THIS PROJECT.

Working with MUST Ministries, Simple Needs Georgia, and Brumby Elementary we will assemble hygiene kits, teacher survival kits, decorate cards for seniors and make blankets for kids living in shelters. Volunteers between the ages of 5 and 16 are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Volunteer activities require no special skills or manual labor. 50 volunteers needed.

Northeast Cobb YMCA
3010 Johnson Ferry Road
Marietta, GA 30062







THE VILLAGES AT CARVER
APARTMENTS GARDEN BEAUTIFICATION
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
THREE TIME SHIFTS AVAILABLE


Join the East Lake Family YMCA and The Villages at Carver YMCA for a beautification project of renovation of the garden to uplift the community. Youth ages 13 – 18 may volunteer along with an adult. Please be prepared to volunteer under any weather condition. 75 volunteers needed.

Three volunteer shifts available
(25 volunteers per shift):


9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM


The Villages at Carver Apartments
174 Moury Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30315


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WEEKEND FOOD
PACK PROJECT
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
TWO TIME SHIFTS AVAILABLE


The J.M. Tull-Gwinnett Family Y will be hosting a food drive in August to collect items for this weekend food pack project to benefit the students of local elementary schools who experience food insecurity. The food packs will be distributed through our partnership with Nothing But the Truth Ministry. Volunteers will assist in organizing and packing food items for distribution. This is a volunteer opportunity for adults, families and teens. 96 volunteers needed.

Three volunteer shifts available:

Friday, September 13 (Shift 1)
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Sorting food
(6 volunteers needed)

Saturday, September 14 (Shift 2)
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Set-up
(10 volunteers needed)

Saturday, September 14 (Shift 3)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Packing bags
(80 volunteers needed)

J.M. Tull-Gwinnett Family YMCA
2985 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30045


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WESTSIDE ATLANTA
BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT
AT WASHINGTON PARK
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Even the smallest projects we do within our neighborhoods can have a big impact! The Y is partnering with Park Pride to make a difference in our community through this service project. Volunteers will have the opportunity to upgrade and improve the Westside through several beautification projects. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. Project activities will be outdoors and will involve some manual labor, including park clean-up, painting, basic landscaping and planting. 100 volunteers needed.

Washington Park
1125 Lena Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30314


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