Links mentioned on People 2 People

Links mentioned on People 2 People

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

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  • 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.

October 26 & 27

  • Family hosts flag football tournament to help raise money and awareness for autism care. You can register kids to join a team and play in the big game on November 3.
  • Every year, thousands of children go door to door on Halloween with bright orange collection boxes. Trick or Treat for UNICEF has raised more than $175 million to help children in need around the world.

October 19 & 20

  • Family hosts flag football tournament to help raise money and awareness for autism care. You can register kids to join a team and play in the big game on November 3.

October 12 & 13