Community Partners – Community Support


Alive Ministries, Inc.

P.O. Box 1424, Woodstock, GA 30188
Rhonda Smith 678-232-9137
Alive Ministries establishes food pantries in local schools to help meet the needs of children and their families through the Save it Forward Food Pantries program. Food pantries are replenished by educating volunteers on extreme couponing methods. Every week volunteer shoppers are matched with coupons and shopping lists of items to donate to the pantries. Other volunteer opportunities include packing bags for families, distributing bags to families, sorting donations, and newspaper sorting. Volunteers serve at the following partner schools in Cobb County: Birney Elementary, Clay Elementary, Harmony Leland Elementary, Pebblebrook High School and Osborne High School. Check the organization’s website for volunteer dates and times.

Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

519 Memorial Drive, Atlanta, GA 30312
Drew McGiffin 404-223-5180
Atlanta Habitat for Humanity partners with working families, sponsors and communities to build affordable quality homes and to provide support services that promote successful home purchase and ownership.

Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

1625 Spring Rd. Smyrna, GA 30080
Lisa Kennemore (770) 432-7954
NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity is a volunteer-driven organization. We welcome people from all walks of life to join us as we build simple, decent, affordable houses in partnership with God and families in need. Though the vast majority have no construction experience or building skills, volunteers are involved in most phases of construction. By working side-by-side with the family who will live in the house, our volunteers experience for themselves the joy created when a family is able to realize their dream of home ownership.

AID Atlanta

1605 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-2955
Hawa Kone (404) 870-7764
AID Atlanta, Inc. has been saving and transforming lives since its inception in 1982. The agency was founded as a “grass-roots” response to the devastating and fatal impact HIV/AIDS was having on the Atlanta community. AID Atlanta quickly began expanding to offer a broad range of services and has since grown to be the Southeast’s oldest, largest, most comprehensive AIDS Service Organization. The mission of AID Atlanta is to reduce new HIV infections and improve the quality of life of its members and the community by breaking barriers and building community. Client programs and services account for 86% of our organizational expenses. AID Atlanta has proven itself the leader in the fight against the AIDS epidemic in metro Atlanta.

Becca’s Closet

660 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, GA 30064
Renae Gunter
Becca’s Closet was created as a legacy to Rebecca Kirtman and the project she started. Becca’s Closet provides formal attire to high school students who otherwise would not be able to attend their prom/homecoming. Our mission is to continue her vision and dream of helping others. In Becca’s memory, scholarships are awarded to deserving high school students to advance their education.


89 Cares Drive, Jasper, GA 30143
Larry Starr
Community Assistance Resources and Emergency Services (CARES) provides food and essential non-food items, temporary financial assistance, supplemental financing for education, and resource counseling for those in need in Pickens County. It takes over 100 volunteers to operate CARES each week. Volunteers are needed to help in the food pantry as shelf stockers and shoppers. CARES is open Mondays 10am-3pm, Wednesdays 9am-2:30pm, Thursday 9am-12pm and Friday 8:30am-12pm.

Cherokee Focus

100 Hickory Circle, Holly Springs, GA 30115
Sonia Carruthers
Cherokee FOCUS strives to strengthen the families, children and individuals of Cherokee county through collaboration of community resources, skills and expertise. Initiatives and programs of the organization include: Cherokee Youth Works, Cherokee Connection, Drug Free Cherokee, Cherokee Youth Connection, Early Childhood Coalition, Cherokee Youth Challenge and Volunteer Cherokee. Volunteers can assist with the Cherokee Youth Works program as tutors and mentors. Volunteers are also needed for special events throughout the year.

City of Joy Programs International

Volunteer Director (770) 217-0738 ext. 11
Founded by WFU student Jessica Davi in 1995, the City of Joy program creates opportunities for students to witness, know, love, experience, and serve the poorest of the poor.

Cobb Community Collaborative

995 Roswell Street, Suite 326, Marietta, GA 30060
Carol Fey 678-503-0901 (Education, Children & Families Council), Patty Yohn (Tutoring Director),,
The Cobb Community Collaborative, Inc. convenes community stakeholders to facilitate the sharing of ideas, expertise and resources to meet needs and resolve issues in Cobb County.

Foster Care Support Foundation, Inc.

115 Mansell Place Roswell, GA 30076
Provide free clothes and toys plus safe infant equipment to thousands of foster children throughout the state of Georgia’s foster homes. Volunteers are needed at FCFS Center on Mansell Place Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 10am-2pm or Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. E-mail your availability to begin volunteering. Go to and click on Volunteer to learn more about volunteer duties. Volunteer time to help at the Fostering Hope Bargain Resale Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 608 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Roswell GA 30076 suite 210 to help organize, tag, hang and place items for sale to the public that can not be used at the distribution center.

Giving Back Foundation, Inc.

5000 Austell-Powder Springs Road, Suite 212, Austell, GA 30106
Cathy Bailey 770-745-4306
Leadership SOAR is a chapter based organization structured to build strong leadership and self-esteem in youth. This organization provides leadership opportunities and supports motivating mentors who are committed in uniting our youth’s growth and development in becoming self sufficient individuals. SOAR is an acronym that stands for Service combined with Opportunity and Action equals Results.

Hands on Atlanta

600 Means St, Suite 100. Atlanta, GA
Monique Terry, Director of Community & Civic Engagement: (404) 979-2851,
Hands On Atlanta helps individuals, families, corporate and community groups strengthen Greater Atlanta through service at more than 400 nonprofit organizations and schools. Hands On Atlanta volunteers are at work every day of the year tutoring and mentoring children, helping individuals and families make pathways out of poverty, improving Atlanta’s environment, and more. Hands On Atlanta is an affiliate of the HandsOn Network, an association of 250 volunteer service organizations across 16 countries.

Helping Hands of Paulding County

228 West Spring Street, Dallas, GA 30132
Sheila Turner
Helping Hands of Paulding County is a non-profit organization made up of church, community and professional people working together to provide temporary emergency aid for those in need residing in Paulding County, Georgia. Helping Hands’ services include a food pantry, utility assistance, rental assistance, prescription medication assistance and prayer, bibles and encouragement. Volunteers can assist in the food pantry, help with food bank or grocery store pick-up, fundraisers, or lawn care. A volunteer application is available on the Helping Hands website. Empowering youth and adults through volunteering and instructional programs and events.

House of Love Ministry

To strengthen individuals, families, and communities by providing: temporary financial assistance to stabilize families in crisis, housing for low-income and homeless families in a safe and secure environment, and education and training to individuals and communities to increase economic capacity and personal growth. Volunteers must complete a volunteer application available at under the Volunteer tab.

MUST Ministries

MUST Ministries is dedicated to providing services to persons and families in crisis while maintaining their dignity. Volunteers are needed to assist with MUST Ministries’ services including food and clothing donations, employment and educational workshops, and a summer lunch program. Visit to view a list of volunteer opportunities. Email The Volunteer Center at to be connected with a volunteer project in Cobb or Cherokee county. Be sure to include your county preference in the email.
For Cherokee Program Services please email or call 770-721-2927.
For the Elizabeth Inn campus, please email or call 678-218-4536.
For Marietta Program Services, please email or call 678-218-4536.
For Smyrna Program Services, please email or call 678-218-4502.

The Ministry of Empty Food Pantries, Inc.

720 Martin Luther King Dr, Cartersville, GA 30120 30338
Roy Stoner 678-721-6468
Empty Food Pantries provides food to shelters, community housing centers, churches and other food pantries in Bartow County. Empty Food Pantries also operates a thrift store and proceeds from the store are used to purchase non-perishable and perishable food items. Volunteers are needed to sort food and thrift store donations. Volunteer hours can be Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. or weekdays 2 p.m.-5 p.m.

Paulding County Civitan Club

Jackie Crum 770-490-7630
The Civitian Club is a volunteer service organization dedicated to helping people in their own communities since 1917. In the 1950s, the Civitans adopted a special emphasis on helping people with developmental disabilities. Civitans help wherever the need arises – from collecting food for a homeless shelter, to volunteering at their local retirement home, to building a playground for children with disabilities. Paulding County Civitans help with community events throughout the year including Camp Big Heart which serves children and adults with mild to moderate mental disabilities (summer); Paulding Meadows Arts and Crafts Festival (first weekend after Labor Day); Dallas Christmas Parade (first Saturday in December); Paulding County Special Olympics (summer).

Project Mail Call – Held at Mt. Bethel UMC

Mary Ettel @ Mt. Bethel UMC 770-971-2880
The Project Mail Call Mission provides a direct and personal method to contact and send customized care-boxes and letters to U.S. soldiers, Marines, sailors, airmen, and ‘coasties’ serving overseas. At regularly-scheduled packing sessions, volunteers pack boxes for military units based on the units’ unique needs and requests.

Safe America

2480 Sandy Plains Road Marietta GA 30066
(770) 973-7233
To distribute information, develop and facilitate programming, and support businesses and products with a focus on emerging health and safety issues at home, work and play. To partner with civic organizations, government and corporations combining collective knowledge and skills to address emerging health and safety issues to promote a Safer America.

Team Georgia

Pomerance & Associates 3379 Peachtree Road, Suite 950 Atlanta GA 30326
Bonnie Moret (404) 262-7811
Our mission is to serve and progress transportation safety advocacy groups, encouraging safe and sober driving choices as a means of reducing transportation crashes, injuries and fatalities. Reducing the number of alcohol related transportation crashes, injuries and fatalities across all transportation areas within Georgia, through educating the public and promoting the awareness of alternative choices is our goal. We encourage the public to get involved and help us achieve our goals and become a part of TEAM Georgia. Since 1985 TEAM Georgia has worked to save lives and reduce injuries on Georgia’s roads and waterways. TEAM Georgia is a safe and sober transportation coalition, comprised of business leaders, government and public safety officials, and members of Atlanta’s professional sporting teams. Our unique alliance joins the state’s most prominent and progressive champions of public safety with Georgia’s professional sporting heroes.

The Center for Family Resources

995 Roswell St. Marietta GA 30060
Jennifer Cain 770-428-2601 ext 242
To strengthen individuals, families, and communities by providing: temporary financial assistance to stabilize families in crisis, housing for low-income and homeless families in a safe and secure environment, and education and training to individuals and communities to increase economic capacity and personal growth. Volunteers must complete a volunteer application available at under the Volunteer tab.

Warehouse of Hope, Inc.

100 Hunter Rd. Douglasville, GA 30134
Emma Cortez (770) 489-0509
The Warehouse of Hope began in 1995 with a dream from Founders Craig and Becky Parson to provide for families who are unable to fulfill the basic necessities of survival. Each month, Warehouse of Hope distributes on average 7000 grocery bags of food and supplies and also assists 350 families in meeting their clothing needs through the clothing distribution office. The phone number for Warehouse of Hope is 770-489-0509 or 770-489-0154

YWCA of Northwest Georgia

48 Henderson St. Marietta GA 30064
Kristi Storey 770-423-3599
The YWCA focuses on programs to reduce domestic violence and sexual assault and provide victims with hope and a renewed sense of purpose. Volunteers are needed for on-going opportunities, special projects, committees and/or internships. Volunteers can serve individually or in families or groups. Positions include: Hotline Volunteers, After School Tutors, Licensed Nutritionist, Hospital Accompaniment Volunteers and many more. Go to and click on ‘get involved’ to download a volunteer application.




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Austell, GA 30168
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Acworth, GA 30102

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Dallas, GA 30132

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