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A Very Merry Fit-Mas

Posted On : 11-15-2021
Organization: It Starts With Me 2
Austell GA 30168
A Very Merry Fit-Mas is an event where children will have the opportunity to play, move, learn, and explore together through physical and creative activities in an active atmosphere. Even though this is a free toy giveaway, we need assistance with funding the following items: facility rental, photography/videography, decorations, arts and craft supplies, d.j., and snacks.

Senior Santa 2021

Posted On : 10-19-2021
Organization: Cobb County Senior Services
GA
Senior Santa was established in 2005 with the intent to spreadholiday cheer to isolated seniors who might not otherwise receive agift or a visit from a family member during the holidays. How can you get involved? Adopt a Senior. We will provide you with a wish list from a senior and you can purchase items from their list, then bring them to our office and we will deliver.. Donate Gift Cards. Gift cards to Kroger, Publix, Wal-Mart, & Target allow the senior to purchase much-needed items. Donate F

Let's Keep Pushing

Posted On : 08-08-2021
Organization: BlackPush Inc.
Atlanta GA 30339
We need your support in continuing to press issues with social injustice, voter suppression and ex-offender rehabilitation efforts throughout the State of Georgia.

Funds to Purchase Adaptive Bikes

Posted On : 07-12-2021
Organization: Catalyst Sports
GA
If the pandemic has shown us anything it is that we all need access to the outdoors and we need to be able to connect with others in the community. One population who has limited access to both are those with disabilities which is roughly 2.1 million people in Georgia alone. to aid in the solution of this issue we are moving our adaptive bikes and a 40' shipping container to the silver comet trail in September. This will allow us to rent out the bikes to individuals in need and their family memb

Bathroom Renovation

Posted On : 05-05-2021
Organization: Special Needs Cobb
We are in need of renovating a bathroom in one of our homes. Items needs: Backsplash: Artisan Oyster Ceramic Tile, 3x12, Grout: Mapei 39 Ivory FlexColor CQ, Flooring Color: Cream Blend Matte 2in.Hexagon Porcelain Tile, 12x12, Flooring Grout: Mapei 19 Pearl Gray FlexColor CQ, Fixture: Thomas Lighting-Triton 2 light Sable Bronze Bath Fixture
Organization: The Yellow Rose-Strong Oak Society, LLC
Kennesaw GA 30156
Senior citizens all around have done a lot for the betterment of our society. We are here to bring happiness and joy to these citizens. We are here to help spread consciousness about these senior citizens. We are here to encourage the community, to bring families together. We perform as an add-on to a pre-planned family event. Finally, we are here to create an opportunity for the family to honor their seniors. This is our way of saying thank you for their contribution. Our Mission is to help
Organization: Widow Strong
Marietta GA 30068
Widow Strong is a Supportive Community of Empowered Widows Getting Stronger Together in Body, Mind, and Spirit. Widow Strong provides a fresh, mindful, active approach to grief recovery for widows and their children though live, online, and in-person resources & events. Accounting and bookkeeping services are needed on an ongoing monthly basis for our 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Donations and services are tax-deductible. Thank you for your consideration and help.

Operating Expenses

Posted On : 12-11-2020
Organization: Georgia Sports Foundation
Kennesaw GA 30156
We lost our entire budget of $2 million in cash and VIK support from the cancellation of all of our summer events due to the Pandemic effects. We need $75,000 to make it through until next summer!
Organization: Life Circle 72
Clarkdale GA 30111
Life Circle 72 is assisting women affected by domestic violence by assisting them with crisis placement as they are fleeing abuse. Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions for those who are victims of domestic violence. Your generous donation will fund our mission.

Life Skills Program

Posted On : 11-11-2020
Organization: MDE School
Marietta GA 30062
MDE School serves middle and high school aged students with the intent to help them acquire skills for possible job opportunities in their future. We are looking to expand our existing life skills and prevocational training to better serve our students. We will focus on teaching students to do basic plumbing, assembly of items such as furniture, using basic lawn equipment, learning how to operate a cash register, along with changing a tire and checking the oil in a car amongst other things. This
Organization: Connecting Generations-STFCC, Inc
GA 30080
We are seeking funding to operate an after-school program, teaching life skills and etiquette workshops to youth,

Workplace Inclusion Now (WIN)

Posted On : 11-10-2020
Organization: Autism Speaks
Atlanta GA
National data shows that most autistic adults are unemployed or underemployed, despite having the skill sets and expertise to excel in the workplace. Autism Speaks, together with our partners, aims to transform employment for those on the spectrum through Workplace Inclusion Now. Workplace Inclusion Now (WIN) brings together people (job seekers and employees with autism), employers and communities to increase employment opportunities for autistic employees a create a more diverse and inclusive
Organization: Brookwood Christian School for Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities
Acworth GA 30101
Students in special education are really struggling with hybrid virtual/in person education. Many parents who never considered private school want to enroll their students in a special needs school but can't afford it. We have more scholarship requests than we have funds to grant them.
Organization: NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity
Marietta
COVID-19 crisis threatens to undo our homeowners’ hard-won stability. They are often in jobs most affected by the pandemic. They are cooks, cashiers, restaurant servers and maintenance workers. Many work for small businesses. Or they work in health care and may have become sick or required to quarantine. No matter the industry they work in, many Habitat homeowners have experienced a job loss or furlough or have seen their wages cut and are struggling to pay their mortgages.  Please help u

Governmental ID Assistance

Posted On : 08-25-2020
Organization: Davis Direction Foundation
Marietta 30060
Need donations to help people in recovery from substance use disorder get birth certificates, social security cards, and state issued ID to help them secure employment, housing, and/or treatment.