Hot Projects: Week of June 17

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Wetlands Restoration at the Blue Heron Nature Preserve

Saturday, June 22, 2019 From 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Buckhead)

Come out to the Blue Heron Nature Preserve to help with wetland habitat restoration by removing invasive plants. This work is crucial as it helps establish a biodiverse native habitat that can support many different species of animals and insects. This is part of a larger wetlands restoration project where monthly volunteer work days will be hosted to complete this work in partnership with Hands On Atlanta. This work day is brought to you by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation through the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant.


Making a Masterpiece for InCommunity

Monday, June 24, 2019 From 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Union City)

At InCommunity they partner to enrich and sustain the lives of individuals who have developmental disabilities, their families, and their communities. This volunteer opportunity helps the InCommunity Organization carry out its mission by bringing awareness within the community of the mentally disabled and bringing a sense of normalcy for our individuals that are treated differently. Volunteers will assist in cleaning floors, stairs, kitchen tables and dressers, organizing pantries and painting the walls within the house a designated color.


Green Team- Pitch in for Piedmont Park!

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 From 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Piedmont Park)

Branch out and head outside to have some fun while making a dramatic difference in Piedmont Park! Green Team volunteers sustain and transform Piedmont Park by working together to make the park a more beautiful place. All projects take place outdoors and are based on the current needs of the park. Projects include; pruning, weeding, mulching, collecting trash, rooting out invasive species, etc.

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Summer Service! Community Program Materials Prep Event

Thursday, June 20, 2019 From 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Mableton)

The Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta have 500 bags that need to be sorted and filled to aid girls and parents in understanding Girl Scouts. This project is impactful because it helps girls in their Outreach program, who may not based on their life or community setting, be able to access Girl Scouts. This event is inside and there is free parking onsite!

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Volunteer Chase Driver

Saturday, June 22, 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.