Alive Ministries, Inc.
P.O. Box 1424, Woodstock, GA 30188
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
Volunteer Manager 404-223-5180×135
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.
2400 New Macland Rd, Powder Springs, GA 30127
Emily Butler 770-361-0802
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
100 Hickory Circle, Holly Springs, GA 30115
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.
Cobb Community Collaborative
995 Roswell Street, Suite 326, Marietta, GA 30060
Ruth Radhuber 770.514.7212
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
1240B Alpharetta Street, Roswell, GA 30025
Rachel Ewald 770-641-9591
Provide free clothes and toys plus safe infant equipment to thousands of foster children throughout the state of Georgia’s foster homes.
Giving Back Foundation, Inc
5000 Austell-Powder Springs Road, Suite 212, Austell, GA 30106
Cathy Bailey 770-745-4306
Helping Hands of Paulding County
228 West Spring Street, Dallas, GA 30132
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.
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 www.mustministries.org/BeHelp to view a list of volunteer opportunities. Email The Volunteer Center at email@example.com to be connected with a volunteer project in Cobb or Cherokee county. Be sure to include your county preference in the email.
The Ministry of Empty Food Pantries, Inc.
720 Martin Luther King Dr, Cartersville, GA 30120 30338
Roy Stoner firstname.lastname@example.org 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 10am-4pm or weekdays 2pm-5pm.
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).
2480 Sandy Plains Road Marietta GA 30066
Bob Surrusco 770.973.SAFEx231
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.
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 www.thecfr.org 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 www.ywcanwga.com and click on ‘get involved’ to download a volunteer application.