Hands On Atlanta: Discovery Orientation
Wednesday August 28 From 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM or 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM and Saturday September 7 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Westside)
Discovery is a Saturday morning enrichment program, which offers S.T.E.A.M, fitness, health, and social-emotional learning activities to Atlanta's (K-5) youth while engaging volunteers in meaningful service experiences. Volunteers interact with students in a fun and structured environment and help them gain new skills and visualize brighter futures. Individuals can volunteer as a general volunteer, grade captain, school captain, or session lead.
C3 Ministries’ Food Pantry Distribution
Thursday August 29 From 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM and 3:30 PM - 3:30 (Marietta)
The mission at C3 Ministries is to provide resources of four various ministries in order that families can become whole, independant and ultimately able to return to serve others. Serving over 250 families every Thursday and over 471,508 pounds of food this year, we are greatly impacting our communities and with your help, we can continue to be more successful in making an impact in our community. Give back to your community while having fun and meeting new friends, while re-stocking food shelves, loading boxes with food items and assisting in expediting boxes to attendees vehicles.
Open Hand Client Meal Packing
Various Days 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Lindbergh)
Open Hand’s mission: We cook. We deliver. We teach. We care. Vision: Open Hand seeks to eliminate disability and untimely death due to nutrition-sensitive chronic disease. Purpose: Open Hand serves our community by empowering people to live healthier, more productive lives. Packing involves portioning food into individual containers and snack bags on our packing assembly line. With over 5,000 meals to package every day, your help is essential. This is a great project for individuals and families, and a great team-building exercise for school, business and church groups!
Green Market - Connecting communities & supporting local farmers!
Saturday August 31 From 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Midtown)
Have fun volunteering while enjoying the fresh air, learning about locally grown produce and listening to live music! Green Market volunteers play an important role in supporting healthy lifestyles and encouraging sustainable communities. Our Green Market encourages sustainable communities in the most basic way – by providing shoppers with direct access to local farmers and merchants. Volunteers will primarily assist vendors with unloading their vehicles, general clean-up; market set-up and market break down. Volunteers may also lend a hand at the Green Market Information booth and our Education Garden.
2019 Atlanta Meal Pack for 9/11 Day: PROJECT SUPPORT
Wednesday September 11 From 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM and 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Hands On Atlanta was selected to support the 9/11 Day of Service for a HUGE 300,000 meal pack project at the College Football Hall of Fame! Atlanta is one of 8 cities being activated, with a total goal of 3,000,000 meals and 12,000+ volunteers. Hands On Atlanta is leading efforts on the ground with operations and logistics, and are in need of task leaders to help pull it off. Tasks will include: Running the registration table, meal pack table captains, heavy lifters to move boxes back and forth, runners, etc.