Hot Projects: Week of July 29

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Green Market - Connecting Communities & Supporting Local Farmers!

Saturday, August 3, 2019 From 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Piedmont Park)

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. The 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.


Buckhead Charm Day

Saturday, August 3, 2019 From 11:30 AM - 3:00 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. They 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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Client Meal Packing Opportunity

Sunday, August 4, 2019 From 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Armour)

Open Hand 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.


Food Pantry Volunteer - Chamblee Location

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 From 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Chamblee)

Through respecting the dignity of each person, St. Vincent de Paul Georgia brings hope and help to those in need so they may achieve stability and move toward self-sufficiency. The thrift store associate assists in the retail operation of the thrift store. Thrift store associates help process donations and assist customers.  Primary responsibilities: assist customers by accepting donations and issuing receipts, sorting and pricing/tagging donations to be placed on the sales floor, maintain the cleanliness and organization of the sales floor, create merchandise displays that attract customers and entice them to purchase items from the store, answer customers questions in regard to purchasing merchandise and donating

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Margie’s House Monthly Giveaway

Saturday, August 10, 2019 From 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Fairburn)

Margie’s House mission is to bring food and assistance to the communities around South Fulton. Join their monthly food distribution! Food sorters will be responsible for removing food off trucks as well as organizing, sorting, and packing food in bags. Volunteers will ensure the quality of the food, provide the quantity of food to each client as instructed and break down the boxes in which the food was delivered. Other jobs that may be required include taking out trash, assist clients with carrying food to their transportation, set up, break down and clean up.