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THE CONNECTION was created by Cobb Community Foundation as a mechanism for non-profits to share information about their missions, programs and resource needs.  The availability of such information is neither an endorsement nor recommendation of any organization or program described, and Cobb Community Foundation cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information presented.  Users are encouraged to perform their own due diligence before seeking services or donating time or other resources to any organization listed herein.

 

Impact Day 2019 Posted On : 08-19-2019

The Minerva Foundation, Inc.
Marietta
The proposed project brings together resources to improve communities via a free, public initiative. Physical and Mental Health (flu shot)/ Educational Development (Local College Fair)/ Economic Development (Job Fair for Veterans) / Social Action (Voter Registration / Arts and Cultural (Local Artist Displays) / Emergency Response (smoke detectors).

Volunteer Hydration and Appreciation Posted On : 08-19-2019

NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity
Smyrna 30080
Currently an average of 30 individuals/teams come out on a Saturday and spend 8 hours on a build out in the hot sun to help build or renovate a house for a family or Veteran. Each Saturday according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines (and it's just nice) we must provide water, Gatorade, breakfast, lunch and snacks.

Cops and Kids Posted On : 08-18-2019

FOP Cops and Kids (Cobb County FOP Charities Inc.)
Marietta 30061
This program was created to build relationships between Citizens and Officers to better serve our community. We take disadvantaged children and pair them with local Officers who shop for presents for themselves and their family. We measure our progress by how many schools, families and children we are able to help because of our programs

Level-Up Posted On : 08-18-2019

Young Voices United
Marietta 30008
This program is structured to prepare financially challenged Cobb youth, ages 14-18, for the Georgia Conference, where they will train for college scholarships. Youth will have the opportunity to train and prepare (through workshops, classes, and auditions) for the State and National Theater Arts Conferences, which will not only enhance their performing arts skills, but improve and develop "life skills" (i.e. communication, creative problem solving, team building). They will also interview for

Crisis Financial and Living Assistance Posted On : 08-14-2019

Loving Arms Cancer Outreach, Inc
Marietta
Loving Arms assists cancer patients who are struggling financially due to their diagnosis. We need your help to raise the funds to help cancer patients' growing need for assistance. Each day we receive requests from families that never dreamed they would seek the assistance of a charity because cancer treatment has robbed them of their ability to work and they cannot pay utility bills, buy groceries or put gas in their car. Many are un/underinsured and cannot afford out of pocket treatment co

American Red Cross Home Fire Preparedness, Response and Recovery Posted On : 08-12-2019

American Red Cross of Metropolitan Atlanta
Atlanta 30339
The Red Cross aims to reduce home fire related death & injury by 25% in 5 years (2015-20), through: canvassing at-risk communities, reviewing safety checklists & installing free smoke alarms ; engaging youth through the in-school fire education program, the Pillowcase Project; and public awareness through a marketing & public relations campaign.

Scholarships for Humanitarian Trips Posted On : 08-12-2019

Caribbean Lifetime Missions
30060
This funding will give Cobb resident students and low income applicants the opportunities to volunteer on one of our foreign humanitarian trips to the Caribbean and Central America. This grant, if approved, would cover the airfare lodging and meals of the scholarship recipients.

Expansion of Medical Model Posted On : 08-12-2019

Foster4Love Inc
Marietta
These funds will allow us to expand our services to cover 65 more children. This cost covers a years worth of medical services for children in foster care or at-risk of entering care. This would cover insured and uninsured children in the Cobb County foster care system.

Capital Campaign Posted On : 08-12-2019

Cobb County Youth Museum, Inc.
Marietta
The Cobb Youth Museum is a non-profit educational resource center offering children the opportunity to learn about significant historical, social, and cultural events through instructional activities which integrate arts and education while emphasizing personal involvement and participation. The Cobb County Youth Museum, Inc. was organized by the Junior Welfare League in 1964. Its purpose was the creation of an educational resource center through which the youth of Cobb County and surrounding

Chattahoochee Nature Center Camp Kingfisher Posted On : 08-12-2019

Chattahoochee Nature Center
CNC seeks to increase access to Camp Kingfisher for Title I students in 3 Cobb County schools. Camp K teaches self-confidence, improves interpersonal skills and increases knowledge of environmental stewardship. Campers experience the transformational joys and learning of an overnight camp without leaving home.

Master Class Program Posted On : 08-12-2019

Smyrna Arts Council
The orchestra director at Campbell High School wants to provide Master Class lessons to orchestra members whose families cannot afford to pay for private lesson. Without the additional private instruction the students fall behind and their self esteem is affected. The director found an accomplished strings teacher that would provide instruction.

Youth Printmaking Workshops and Exhibition Posted On : 08-12-2019

Red Onion Press Workshop & Gallery
We would host a dozen workshops where school groups leave with a novel art experience and a print they made themselves by hand. We will coordinate an exhibition of the work the students create. These programs require we be able to compensate instructors, purchase and prepare materials in advance, and cover the exclusive use of our facility.

Mableton Museum Posted On : 08-12-2019

Friends of the Mable House
Unincorporated Mableton has no central location for curating and sharing historical information and artifacts. The FOMH is working to establish a museum on the Mable House property. We will highlight the stories of early Mableton, 1800s farm life, the Civil War and the varied people who lived and worked in Southern Cobb County.

Atlanta GLOW College Prep Assistance Posted On : 08-11-2019

Atlanta GLOW
Marietta 30066
Many economically disadvantaged students face an unexpected roadblock to college attendance — the cost of items on dorm-room checklists. Many of these students are the first in their families to attend college, and struggle with figuring out how they would get to campus, what they need to take with them and how to navigate the landscape once they get to school. Some also have the additional stress of leaving a family that depends on them for child care or for income from a part-time job. Nev

Foodbank Sponsors Posted On : 08-10-2019

New Beginnings Food Outreach Inc.
30101
We are in need of financial sponsors for our Foodbank. Our foodbank is open on Fridays from 11 am - 1 pm. Finances will help us continue feeding the hungry. It will assist us buying fuel to pickup food donated to us each week, also purchasing food and products needed to give to our clients. We are 501c3, we do not receive government grants and we are all volunteers. Our organization relies on contributions and sponsorships from individuals and business.