People 2 People: October 22 & 23, 2016


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"It Won’t Happen To Me” program warns teens about dangers of distracted driving

Former police officer Bill Richardson founded It Won’t Happen To Me in an effort to curb the number of teen deaths due to distracted driving. The nonprofit’s Teen Victim Impact Program (TVIP) educates young adults by sharing the stories of teens who have died due to distracted driving. IWHTM visits schools, churches, community centers and courtrooms throughout Greater Atlanta.


Lend Me an Ear performance supports Atlanta Community Food Bank

Enjoy an evening of live old-time radio re-creations, complete with on-stage sound effects and music, presented by more than 30 Atlanta artists from The Atlanta Union Radio Players. This year’s Lend Me an Ear celebration of radio’s past confronts superstitions head on while raising money to benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Paid discounted parking is available across the street at Emory Hospital Midtown. Event tickets are available online.


Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students supports early education

GEARS was established to be the voice of a movement to support early education in the state of Georgia with the help of nonprofits, philanthropists and local businesses. The nonpartisan organization's vision is that all students will enter kindergarten prepared to succeed.


AIDS Walk Atlanta closing in on fundraising goal

AID Atlanta is closing in on a one million dollar fundraising goal following the AIDS Walk and 5K Run. Money raised will go to support prevention and care-related services for eight area AIDS service organizations. Donations will be accepted through November 30.