Hot Projects: Week of March 18

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Meals 4 Kids Packing Event

Tuesday, March 26 From 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Westside Atlanta)

Hands On Atlanta’s Meals 4 Kids program enables families to worry less about meals during extended school breaks, so they can spend limited resources on other necessities, and ensure that their children come to school equipped to learn. Hands On Atlanta volunteers assemble family meal boxes filled with nutritious foods that don't require refrigeration. Each family meal box contains nutritious, child-friendly, non-perishable items. Meals 4 Kids is offered to all families at the school. Volunteers will help pack bags for students at a local public school.


Wetlands Restoration At The Blue Heron Nature Preserve

Saturday, April 13 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 day is brought to you by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation through the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant. This work is crucial as it helps establish a biodiverse native habitat that can support many different species of animals and insects. 


Fresh Thoughts And Fresh Foods At TLW

Thursday, March 28 From 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM (SW Atlanta)

Truly Living Well will need volunteers who are professional and have event hosting experience for their event, Fresh Thoughts and Fresh Foods. Meals will also be provided for this event. Volunteers are needed in two intervals. The first will be from 4pm - 6:30pm to assist with the setup of event. The second will be from 6pm - 9:30pm to assist with hosting and the closing and breakdown of event. 


Hawk Hollow Weekday Volunteering

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 From 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (Oakhurst)

The Wylde Center's mission is to cultivate vibrant greenspaces and inspire communities of environmental stewards. Hawk Hollow, their native plant restoration site offers many unique opportunities for digging in the dirt. Although it is hard to predict what will be done each work day, be prepared for hard work and getting a little dirty! 


Gardening With Friends Of English Avenue

Saturday, April 13 From 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (English Avenue)

Get your hands dirty in the Friends of English Avenue Urban Farm! Friends of English Avenue have been growing fresh produce in English Avenue for over ten years and are proud to supply produce to 25 families living in a federally recognized food desert. Volunteers will help plant, dig, weed, and welcome in the spring, all while supporting a good cause. Volunteers will be filling produce beds with soil, planting seedlings, watering, and weeding, mulching designated areas with wood chips, trimming and cutting overgrowth assembling and painting signage for plants.