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Senior Santa 2021

Posted On : 10-19-2021
Organization: Cobb County Senior Services
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
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

Children's Summer Food Program

Posted On : 06-02-2021
Organization: Sweetwater Mission, Inc.
GA 30106
2,500 children need your help this summer, you can sponsor a child for $50 for the summer food program. Our focus is on nutritious foods like fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh and frozen meats, mil, fruit juice and kids' favorites such as applesauce, macaroni and cheese and peanut butter & jelly!

HVAC and Water Heaters

Posted On : 05-05-2021
Organization: Special Needs Cobb
We need 20 HVAC systems and 35 Water Heaters in our homes. Items needed: AC Unit-Amana 2.5-ton 14 SEER Condensing Unit Furnace-60K btu Gas Furnace and evaporator coil Water Heater-Rheem 40-gallon natural gas

Kitchen Renovation

Posted On : 05-05-2021
Organization: Special Needs Cobb
We need kitchen renovations in 5 of the 24 homes. Items needed: Kitchen Cabinetry Paint Behr Weathered White HDC-NT-21 Cabinet Knobs Liberty Contempo 1-1/2 in. 38mm Bronze with Copper Highlights Round Laminate Countertops 30 ft. with right and left miter Hampton Bay/ Bianco Romano

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.
Organization: Senior Citizen Council of Cobb County
Marietta GA 30064
Approximately 40% of Cobb County seniors do not have a thermometer in their home. This hinders seniors in monitoring their health and in providing vital information to their healthcare providers while telecommunicating. In response to the lack of a thermometer and other pandemic health challenges facing Cobb County seniors, the Senior Citizen Council of Cobb County (SCC) has distributed (funded by sponsors donations) “VIAL OF LIFE PLUS” packets which include a medical history form (English

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!

Foster Care Scholarship Fund

Posted On : 11-25-2020
Organization: Village Connection Inc.
Kennesaw GA 30144
Our program will provide scholarships for foster youth. Foster youth often age out of the system right when they need to begin preparing and applying for college. Without the financial and emotional support youth often receive at home, foster youth can face many challenges. The high cost of college can deter students from pursuing a degree and we want to help lessen the burden. You can donate through our Village Connection Inc Facebook Fundraiser or with PayPal through our website ‘VillageCon

Parent University Sponsorship

Posted On : 11-13-2020
Organization: Turning Point Enterprises, Inc.
Austell GA 30106
Parent University provides educational workshops for parents of middle and high school students. We engage in social, emotional and career topics and help bride the gap between children and parents.
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