Hot Projects: Week of September 9


Discovery Program @ Parklane Elementary

Saturday, September 14, 2019 From 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM (East Point)

Parklane Elementary Discovery is a Saturday morning tutoring program that offers one-on-one and small group enrichment activities for at-risk children. Volunteers lead activities and help with reading and math skills for students in kindergarten through 5th grades. Volunteers who speak Spanish are especially needed.


West Atlanta Watershed Alliance 2nd Service Saturdays

Saturday September 14 From 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Southwest Atlanta)

This program facilitated provides the opportunity for youth 10 years and older to participate in meaningful activities encouraging conservation, stewardship and experiential learning on the second Saturday of every month (excluding January and July). Volunteer tasks include trail building and maintenance, Invasive Plant Eradication, Habitat Restoration and other activities needed to manage the facility and grounds of this unique urban resource!


Mobile Food Distribution

Thursday, September 19, 2019 From 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Atlanta, West End)

Southwest Ecumenical Emergency Assistance Center (SWEEAC) provides assistance to southwest Atlanta residents in the form of monthly food distribution. SWEEAC serves more than 48,000 families & distributes over 1,000,000 pounds of food to the families in Atlanta. Volunteers provide the agency with much needed resources that allow the agency to complete their mission in a cost efficient and orderly manner. Volunteer tasks include set up and breakdown of distribution area, unpacking and organizing food to be distributed, bagging or boxing of food for recipients and assist recipients to their vehicle or help them carry food.

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Beautiful Bounty: Market Prep Support - Collegetown Farm

Friday, September 20, 2019 From 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Atlanta, West End)

Truly Living Well (TLW) works to engage the community in developing local food systems and demonstrating urban agriculture as a sustainable solution for helping people to eat and live better. It is our mission to grow better communities by connecting people with the land through education and training. Market prep volunteers will be working together to complete market preparation tasks in order to create a beautiful experience for market attendees. Tasks may include: Harvest, weigh, and bundle produce for farmer's markets. Gathering and loading supplies Assist with signage (good penmanship/artistry for chalk signs) Assist with other farm projects as needed.


Buckhead CHaRM Day

Saturday, September 14, 2019 From 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Fairburn)

CHaRM stands for The Center for Hard to Recycle Materials. It is a permanent drop-off facility that aims to improve our environmental health by encouraging reuse and diverting thousands of pounds of household hazardous waste, bulky trash and other hard to recycle items from Metro-Atlanta landfills and water systems. Volunteers are needed to help with the monthly CHaRM drop off day for Buckhead residents. You will assist attendees with their recyables and direct traffic.