1 DAY   |   55 PROJECTS   |   3,000 VOLUNTEERS   |   10,000 HOURS

 

Thank you for supporting our 29th Annual Hands On Atlanta Day! By serving with us, you and your teammates will join thousands of volunteers at more than 50 project sites throughout Greater Atlanta.

 

GET THE WORD OUT


Send a save the date and use the attached flyer (edit with your logo and directions on signing up) to boost sign ups! Post on your company’s intranet, in the newsletter, bulletin boards, staff meetings, wellness committee, etc. to promote the day of service. You can also:

  • Contact your Project Manager (PM) by emailing them (you should've received contact info) to set up a call to discuss the logistics of your project.

  • Assign Project Captains and select 1-4 members of your staff to serve as Project Captains to help share information internally and serve as ambassadors on Hands On Atlanta Day. Be sure to include Project Captains in conversations with your Project Manager.

*Still not sure how to collect sign ups internally? Let us know and we can set up a sign up page for you on our site. 


important dates

Click below to quickly hop to an important date.


SEPTEMBER 14th

Email project details (or have Project Captains send) a reminder email to staff providing more details about the upcoming volunteer project, including what the team will be doing and how this will help the community!

  • Include specific information to your project including: project location/address, registration times and details, transportation, what to wear and how to pick up their t-shirt, provision of food/beverages, information about bringing guests/family and what do to if they have questions.

Example email:

Dear Rockstar Teammate!

I'm excited to share that on Saturday, October 6, YOUR COMPANY will participate in Hands On Atlanta Day, the city's largest day of service! We're putting a team of VOLUNTEER SLOTS together to do something good and want you and your family to join us. We'll be PROJECT DETAILS at SITE NAME AND LOCATION from PROJECT START/END TIME.

It's going to be a ton of fun and this is a great opportunity for you to connect with your colleagues and show the rest of Atlanta why working at YOUR COMPANY is awesome! To sign up (your friends and family are welcome) LIST DIRECTIONS HERE.

If you have any questions, please reach out to me or PROJECT CAPTAIN. 

SEPTEMBER 26th

Provide a final head count to Julianna Cagle (jcagle@handsonatlanta.org) by September 26th. Remember, you can invite friends, family, or clients to your volunteer service project. Please release any volunteer slots that your company will not be using.

SEPTEMBER 30th

Send a reminder email (or assign Project Captain to send a reminder email) about the weekend event, reiterate logistical details and provide a gameday contact number (of Project Captain), and any other last minute procedures that your team should be aware of.

  • Project Captains:

    • BRING snacks, bottled water, and/or bug spray for your group’s project site (Basic first aid kits should be available at every site)

    • SNAP before and after pictures of your group and send to tadkins@handsonatlanta.org or tag us on social media (Facebook & Twitter: @handsonatlanta / Instagram: @handsonatl).

    • SHARE your experience and photos on social media and USE social media tags #LiveATL #HandsOnATL #DoSomethingGood

OCTOBER 3rd

Join the Hands On Atlanta team, corporate and nonprofit leaders, and plenty of changemakers for a fun evening to kick-off Atlanta's largest, single day of service! Get your volunteer t-shirts, enjoy the tasty brews and scenic views of the Atlanta Beltline Westside trail, connect with a ton of awesome nonprofits, and snack on food and treats from a few of our partners!

*If you or a member of your team CANNOT join us at the kick-off, be sure to arrange to pick up your team's t-shirts from Hands On Atlanta’s HQ or arrange to have them delivered to you. 

OCTOBER 6 GAME DAY!

 
 

CORPORATE SPONSORS

A huge THANK YOU to our sponsors!


CIVIC LEGEND

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COMMUNITY LEADERS

 
 
 
 

COMMUNITY BUILDERS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ADVOCATES

IBM   PGi   Morris Manning Martin

 

GOOD NEIGHBORS

Atlanticus   BakerHostetler    CBRE

Crosslink Spine   Deloitte   Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Johnson Controls Blue Sky Inc.   Worldpay

MEDIA

 
 

 

To learn more about joining our team of sponsors and to explore ALL of the marketing and employee engagement opportunities for Hands On Atlanta Day, contact gifted juggler and Chief FUNdraiser:

Julianna Cagle, Director of Development

p: 404.979.2838 e: jcagle@handsonatlanta.org