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August 8 & 9

  • The 6th Cavalry Museum preserves the rich military history of the Fighting Sixth Cavalry stationed at The Post at Fort Oglethorpe 1919 - 1942.
  • The list of COVID-19 testing locations in Georgia through the Georgia Department of Public Health.
  • The BronzeLens Film Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing national and worldwide attention to Atlanta as a center for film and film production for people of color.

August 1 & 2

July 25 & 26

  • Help support the American Cancer Society by participating in the Share the Light campaign.
  • Gathering Industries is serving meals to front line workers and families during the pandemic. You can order or donate here.

July 18 & 19

  • Southface Institute programs help families save energy, money and offers help with repairs.
  • Atlanta Audubon introduces digital resources and activities to connect with the community.

July 11 & 12

  • Atlanta Dress for Success takes assistance programs virtual to safely help women out of work.
  • Help local animal rescue shelter after thieves targeted two locations by adopting a new pet today.
  • Alternative Baseball is a league for adults with autism. Sign up here to play, volunteer or coach.

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May 9 & 10

  • Compassion Kitchen Project uses donations to pay restaurants for meals that go to nonprofits to help feed the community.
  • Socially-distanced community baby showers help support expecting mothers through pandemic. You can help by donating or volunteering with Struggles to Strengths.
  • 529 College Savings Plan helps families send loved ones to college. Click here to get started opening a plan.
  • Healthcare Heroes ATL uses donations to help feed doctors, nurses and workers at hospitals across metro Atlanta.
  • Students at Winder-Barrow High School use 3D printing to make protective equipment for healthcare workers. You can donate to help them create more PPEs.

May 2 & 3

  • State encourages shoppers to support local farmers by shopping Georgia Grown products.
  • Support nonprofits across the state with a day of giving. GAgives on Giving Tuesday Now is May 5th, but you can donate today here.
  • Georgia maps pubic WiFi spots available during stay at home order.

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March 21 & 22

  • Metro Atlanta’s baby supply bank is working to keep up with the growing diaper demand and baby needs as companies cut hours and jobs. You can donate to Helping Mamas through their Amazon wish list.

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February 28 & 29

  • STAR House Foundation provides after-school tutoring and mentoring to hundreds of children in North Fulton County at no cost to families. The nonprofit also provides snacks in an effort to make sure no child goes hungry.

February 22 & 23

  • You can help fight climate change by joining the efforts to plant or save one million trees. Trees Atlanta partnered with several local cities and nonprofits to launch the One Million Trees Initiative and there are many opportunities to volunteer.
  • The Atlanta Science Festival runs March 6-21. The annual two-week festival celebrates science and technology with dozens of events and hands-on activities the whole family will enjoy.
  • Three Basketeers is a nonprofit started by three men on the autism spectrum. They create special gift baskets and hope to give more adults with development disabilities a chance at employment.

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February 1 & 2

  • Georgia homeowners can receive help through the HomeSafe Georgia mortgage assistance program. The deadline to apply for a grant is March 31, 2020.

January 18 & 19

  • The Atlanta Opera Studio Tour aims to make the art form more accessible by bringing performances to classrooms and community auditoriums across the state.
  • Year-round support is needed to keep Atlanta’s Piedmont Park clean, green and ready for visitors. The Piedmont Park Conservancy puts in a lot of work in the winter months to make sure you can enjoy the park in spring, summer and fall.
  • 10 years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, UNICEF remains committed to helping the children and families struggling with malnutrition and unsafe drinking water.

January 11 & 12

  • Some children in Metro Atlanta get their only health meals from school. Backpack Buddies helps to feed kids during the weekends by stuffing backpacks with healthy foods. Volunteers are always needed to help pack more bags.
  • Totes to Tots collects suitcases, duffel bags and backpacks for foster children in Georgia. Many kids only have garbage bags to carry their belongings. Donations drives will be held at these locations.

December 21 & 22

  • A group of dads want to make sure children across Atlanta have access to books. Father’s Inc. is planting Free Little Libraries to grow a love of reading. You can help keep these libraries stocked with good books for kids of all ages.

December 14 & 15

  • Lost N Found Youth is an outreach program for homeless LGBTQ young adults in Atlanta’s Grant Park neighborhood. The center recently moved to a new location which allows the nonprofit to provide emergency shelter in addition to other basic needs, mental health and transitional housing services. Volunteers are encouraged to reach out.
  • Faith leaders in the Greater Atlanta community hope a new holiday tradition will help bring together two faiths. The J Star Project aims to open inter-faith dialog and decrease hate by creating connections between Christian and Jewish communities. You can find more information by contacting the Jewish-Christian Discovery Center at 678-401-4220.

December 7 & 8

  • Metro Atlanta parents and legal guardians receiving public assistance are invited to shop at Santa's Village with The Empty Stocking Fund. The nonprofit provides a variety of toys for children during Christmas and expects to serve nearly 40,000 families this year.
  • One in eight people live in a home without enough food. You can volunteer to help support the Atlanta Community Food Bank and distribute food across metro Atlanta.
  • Every 8 minutes, the American Red Cross helps someone in need. This holiday season, you can shop the nonprofit’s online gift catalog to give a hot meal, emergency shelter and more.

November 23 & 24

  • Hosea Helps is preparing to serve 20,000 meals to families in need Thanksgiving day. Volunteers and donations are still needed for the 49th annual event.
  • Box of Balloons creates party supply boxes for local children living in shelters and foster care. Help a child feel celebrated on their birthday by donating supplies or volunteering.

November 16 & 17

  • Georgia Gives on Giving Tuesday is the biggest day of giving in the state and raises money for Georgia's nonprofits. You can support a cause you care about during the 24-hour fundraiser December 3, 2019.
  • Morehouse College is recruiting students for its tuition-free SMASH program. The college prep program gets students ready for careers in science, technology, math and engineering.
  • You can get adoptable pets delivered right to your door. Lifeline Animal Project’s new program encourages adoption by allowing you to get to know pets in your own home.

November 9 & 10

  • Local veterans are connecting with rescued dogs through the nonprofit Healing 4 Heroes. The canines are training to become service dogs to help wounded veterans heal from physical and invisible battle scars. You can volunteer to train dogs or apply to get one.
  • Thousands of wreaths are needed to help local families honor our service men and women this holiday season. Wreaths Across America will lay a wreath on the grave of every fallen hero at the Georgia National Cemetery.
  • Morehouse College is recruiting students for its tuition-free SMASH program. The college prep program gets students ready for careers in science, technology, math and engineering.
  • One Black Dress” challenge calls attention to generational poverty. Junior League of Atlanta encouraged women to wear on dress for five days to make the statement.

November 2 & 3

  • Hundreds of Atlanta students now have winter jackets thanks to a big donation. You can help keep local children warm this winter through the nonprofit Operation Warm.