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Utility Bill Assistance Needed

Posted On : 04-01-2020
Organization: Right in the Community
Right in the Community has 22 special needs group homes in Cobb which are at capacity. Help with utility bills would be a blessing!

$18.00 Feeds a Family

Posted On : 04-01-2020
Organization: Sweetwater Mission, Inc.
Austell 30106
As a partner of The Atlanta Community Food Bank we receive food at greatly reduced prices. For a donation of $18.00 we can provide food for a family...that often includes fresh milk, eggs, meat, fresh produce and non-perishables. Monetary donation go much further to help get food to those in need. Please donate today at:

Sponsor For Major Fundraiser

Posted On : 03-11-2020
Organization: Loving Arms Cancer Outreach, Inc
Our 7th annual DWTS of Loving Arms will be held saturday September 26 and we are in need of Sponsors. Most sponsorship levels are still available. If you are interested in helping us help cancer patients in our community, please contact Shay to find out what Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

Vision exams and glasses

Posted On : 12-30-2019
Organization: East Cobb Lions Club Foundation, Inc.
Marietta 30064
Since 2016, the East Cobb Lions Club Foundation and it's members of the East Cobb Lions Club have provided over 41,000 free vision screenings in the Cobb County School District. We can identify up to 6 different vision deficiencies compared to 1 that the previous testing discovered. A staff member at the school will determine if the child has resources available for an eye exam and eye wear, as needed. If none is available, our Foundation is committed to providing that service. Over the pas
Organization: Village Connection Inc.
$250 is needed in order to support Village Connection's DFCS Caseworker Appreciation initiative. With this initiative we want all the Cobb County DFCS Case Workers to know how much we appreciate them. The $250 will be used to purchase donuts and coffee to the 80 case workers for one day. We hope to give them a little "less stress" time with a small show of appreciation.
Organization: Cobb Landmarks
This sponsorship covers admission fees to the Root House Museum for field trips scheduled by eligible Title I schools located in Georgia. Our wish is that classes from Title I schools have the opportunity to take a field trip to the Root House Museum to learn about local history free of charge. A $2,000 contribution allows 400 students free admission.

Youth Bullying Awareness

Posted On : 11-05-2019
Organization: Crowned for Purpose Corp
Kennesaw 30144
Crowned for Purpose Youth are hosting their first youth talent show at North Cobb High School. The Purpose of the event is to bring awareness to bullying. We are requesting assistance with the cost of the building and supplies for this event.
Organization: iFOCUS G25 Mentoring Program
Mableton 30126
The iFOCUS G25 Mentoring Program will utilize a specialized Close Gaps Curriculum conceptualized around the concepts of Shaping Character, Avoiding Pitfalls, Setting Goals, Excelling in Education, Having Fun, and Being Productive accompanied by the 20/20 Vision Program for parents. Implementation of this innovative program will require an infusion of capital. Funding will be used to offset costs associated with the student-centered iFOCUS Program and the parent-centered 20/20 Vision Program. Fun

Gift Cards

Posted On : 09-24-2019
Organization: Loving Arms Cancer Outreach, Inc
Marietta 30060
A major part of the financial assistance we provide to cancer patients is in the form of gasoline cards and grocery cards. We provide them with these cards in $50 increments. Because the need has outpaced our supplies, we are asking for funding for our gift card program or donations of gift cards to be mailed to our office.
Organization: Ser Familia, Inc.
Ser Familia provides support group art therapy for Domestic Violence victims. $25 buys materials for each participant. You can help one or more participants have the opportunity to participate in this wonderful program!
Organization: Chattahoochee Tech Foundation, Inc.
Help purchase equipment for the Golden Eagle Food Pantry at Chattahoochee Technical College. We need a freezer, refrigerator, microwave, shelving/racks on wheels, checkout stations, etc.
Organization: Box of Balloons
Box of Balloons is run 100% by volunteers and donations to our local Chapter. How you can help: * Purchasing party supplies for birthday boxes (paper goods, decorations, favors, gifts, etc). * Purchasing crafting supplies to decorate boxes, cards, and other party items. * Gift cards to give to parents/caregivers who want to purchase their child's gift (for the gift portion of our birthday boxes). * To fulfill box request items when volunteers are not available. * To keep our Chapter up and run

Fund a counseling session

Posted On : 08-27-2019
Organization: Richmont Graduate University
Atlanta 30339
$90 is the average cost of a counseling session from one of our trauma-informed counselors not working on a sliding scale. Your gift could be the difference in a person's continuing the treatment they need to achieve mental health and wellbeing.

Gift cards

Posted On : 08-26-2019
Organization: The Hope Box, Inc.
The Hope Box is in need of gift cards for Mothers and infants who are in need of formula and baby items. If you need have any questions please email us at the email address above.
Organization: Humane Society of Cobb County
Marietta 30060
We need your support for our new one-level 2,500-square-foot shelter custom-designed to house and care for cats. The new shelter will feature a cageless, low-stress environment with four free-roam adult cat rooms, a free-roam kitten room, a bonding room, and suites dedicated to cats with special needs. The addition of this new building will have a dramatic effect on the number of animals we are able to help in Cobb County. Shelter stays for adoptable animals will be shorter, and we will be ab