Hot Projects: Week of July 22

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Client Meal Packing Opportunity

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 From 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Armour)

Open Hands helps people prevent or better manage chronic disease through Comprehensive Nutrition Care, which combines home-delivered meals and nutrition education as a means to reinforce the connection between informed food choices and improved quality of life. Packing involves portioning food into individual containers and snack bags on a 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. Volunteers are expected to stay for the entirety of their scheduled shift.


Mt. Zion Community Garden Big Dig

Thursday, July 25, 2019 From 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Jonesboro)

Out Teach equips teachers with the power of experiential learning outdoors to unlock student performance. Out Teach in partnership with Kaiser Permanente has committed to erecting a school-based community garden on both school sites and provide three years of professional training/technical assistance and related resources for classroom teachers of Mt. Zion elementary and primary school. Volunteer tasks include spreading mulch, painting tables and weeding. Court ordered volunteers are permitted to serve.


Buckhead Charm Day

Saturday, July 27, 2019 From 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Buckhead)

Live Thrive Atlanta empowers people, organizations, communities and businesses to make positive, healthy and sustainable changes to the environment. This is a monthly CHaRM drop off day for Buckhead residents. We are located at Peachtree Presbyterian Church Magnolia Parking Lot (across the street from the church on the corner of Lakeland and Roswell Rd). The event is 8am-12pm. Volunteers will assist attendees with their recyclables and direct traffic.

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Volunteer Chase Driver

Sunday, July 28, 2019 From 6:00 PM - 11:30 PM (Various)

As a chase driver, you will play a key role in providing lifesaving SafeRide Service. Volunteer chase drivers help to prevent 1000’s of preventable DUI arrests, 100’s of accidents and injuries, and just maybe save someone’s life. When you come in, you will be partnered with a professional driver and you will shuttle that driver around for the night. You will be assigned to an area like Buckhead, Sandy Springs or Roswell. When a request for SafeRide service is made, your partner will direct you where to go. Once you get there, your partner SafeRide driver will get into the other person's car with them, drive them home, while you follow behind as the chase car. When completed you will go to the next one or back to your assigned area.

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Beloved International Community Expo: Facilities & Maintenance Volunteer

Saturday, August 19, 2019 From 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Downtown)

The King Center prepares global citizens to utilize Dr. King’s Philosophy and Methodology of Nonviolence (Nonviolence 365) to create a more just, humane and peaceful world. Our mission will be enhanced by ensuring the safety and well-being of all in attendance and providing a clean and safe environment for all visiting the center. Volunteers will help The King Center staff by serving as utility worker and electrician in various tasks in support of the Expo and other administrative tasks as needed.