BOOKS FOR AFRICA
Monday, June 3 From 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM (NW Atlanta)
Most African children who attend school have never owned a book of their own. For many children in Africa, the gift of books is truly a gift of hope. Since 1988, Books for Africa has sent over 20 million books to the children of Africa. They rely on volunteers like you to sort and pack the books for their shipments. Volunteers give two or more hours of their time by collecting, sorting and packaging books. If you’re looking for a fun and satisfying volunteer experience, this is the perfect fit for you!
GREEN TEAM – PITCH IN FOR PIEDMONT PARK!
Wednesday, June 5 From 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM (Atlanta- Midtown)
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. Volunteers will have one of the following roles: pruning, weeding, mulching, collecting trash, and rooting out invasive species.
FEEDING AND HELPING GEORGIANS FOOD PANTRY DISTRIBUTION
Saturday, June 8 From 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM (SW Atlanta- Sylvan Hills)
The goal of Feeding and Helping Georgians is to nurture and enhance the community where we live. Their team is dedicated to creating change in many different parts of the surrounding community in the hopes that they can improve lives, one person at a time. Their team is filled of many dedicated individuals, but they’re always looking for more help. Volunteers with be assisting with food distribution, assisting clients with food selection and registering clients for food.
PATCHWORK CITY FARMS VOLUNTEER SUNDAYS!
Sunday, June 9 From 10:00 AM - 2:00 AM (SW Atlanta- West End)
Patchwork City Farms (PCF) is a 1.2 acre independently-owned urban farm located in Atlanta. Its original inception began in the Historic West End neighborhood of Atlanta and has now moved to its permanent location of Oakland City. PCF continues to be at the leading edge of Farm to Table, Slow Food and Sustainable Agriculture movements to name a few. Volunteers will help with building the soil, weeding, planting, watering, harvesting and site beautification projects. Tools will be provided!
SHARE A STORY WITH A CHILD
Tuesday, June 11 From 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (East Atlanta- Glenwood Park)
At Pajama Program, they promote a comforting bedtime routine for children affected by instability to help them thrive. At the Atlanta Reading Center, their programming focuses on shared reading between a child and an adult volunteer. Volunteers will be paired with school aged children during a one-hour Reading Party to do shared reading. Reading Buddies may read between 1 and 4 books and engage in conversations that inspire creativity.