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Master Class Program

Posted On : 08-12-2019
Organization: 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.
Organization: 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
Organization: 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.
Organization: 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
Organization: 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.

Music Therapy

Posted On : 08-07-2019
Organization: The Center for Children and Young Adults, Inc.
Marietta 30008
All the youth in our care have experienced trauma as they are at CCYA due to circumstances of abuse, neglect, abandonment and/or sexual exploitation. Anger, attention deficit disorder, low self-esteem, low academic performance, depression and poor interpersonal skills are just some of the psycho-social issues from which our youth suffer and impact every aspect of their lives. Many of our youth are reluctant to engage in and participate in traditional clinical therapy due to the stigmatization

Flooring Repairs/Replacement

Posted On : 08-07-2019
Organization: The Center for Children and Young Adults, Inc.
Marietta 30008
CCYA operates 3 shelter homes. Over the course of 34 years, CCYA has served over 7,600 homeless youth. Our facilities are aging and we have worn ragged carpet and broken/chipped VCT tile which desperately needs to be pulled up and replaced.

Critical Bathroom Replacements

Posted On : 08-07-2019
Organization: The Center for Children and Young Adults, Inc.
Marietta 30008
CCYA operates 3 shelter homes for youth ages 12-19 who have been abused, abandoned, neglected, and/or sexually exploited. The bathrooms in two of these homes (a total of 8 bathrooms) are in need of vanity and sink (with plumbing connections) replacement. The vanities and sinks are 19-years old and very worn, having been used by roughly 1,000 kids over the years. Each bathroom cost $1,250 to replace the sinks, sink plumbing, and vanities, with a cost of $5,000 per house (4 bathrooms).
Organization: Georgia Symphony Orchestra
Marietta 30061
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe, the Georgia Symphony Orchestra welcomes Russian guest conductor Anton Shaburov for a special performance of A German Requiem by Johannes Brahms on Saturday, May 9, 2020, at Kennesaw State University’s Bailey Performance Center. We are seeking donors to help defray the $2,500 stipend to be paid to Mr. Shaburov. Concert ticket sales typically account for only 15-18 percent of total operating expenses, which is typical of
Organization: Georgia Symphony Orchestra
Marietta 30061
The Georgia Symphony's is seeking donors to help defray a $1,000 stipend to be paid to guest artist Francisco Vila, an Ecuadorian cellist, at its annual Sensory Friendly concert on March 7, 2020 at the Marietta Performing Arts Center. Concert ticket sales typically account for only 15-18 percent of total operating expenses, which is typical of orchestras across the country. With limited seating and carefully crafted (but not watered down) selections of music, this unique performance is great
Organization: Georgia Symphony Orchestra
Marietta 30061
On Feb. 1, 2020, the Georgia Symphony Orchestra continues its multi-year presentation exploring the wide diversity of American music with its America, Vol. 6 concert at the Marietta Performing Arts Center. We are seeking donors to help defray the $500 cost to feature Principal Flute Jeanne Carere as guest soloist. Concert ticket sales typically account for only 15-18 percent of total operating expenses, which is typical of orchestras across the country. The cost to produce a GSO Masterworks cla

Roof for Grindle House

Posted On : 07-23-2019
Organization: Right in the Community
Marietta 30060
Right in the Community has been Cobb County's Developmental Disabilities Resource since 1956. We operate 22 Group Homes and 1 Respite House for special needs individuals. The Grindle House, one of our oldest homes, was built in 2003 and is in need of a new roof. For more information on RitC's commitment to the special needs community, please visit our website, www.rightinthecommunity.org

Flooring for our Respite House

Posted On : 07-23-2019
Organization: Right in the Community
Smyrna 30082
Right in the Community established Cobb County's only facilities-based respite home in 2001 as a weekend getaway for special needs children and adults. Providing a period of relief for both the developmentally disabled and their caregivers, the clients enjoy a warm, home-style atmosphere and a private bedroom. Due to the special requirements for this population, the current flooring presents both a health and a safety issue. Replacing the current flooring with luxury vinyl planks is a long-ter
Organization: Right in the Community
Atlanta 30339
Industrial shredders are needed (7) to equip the vocational training program we established in 2009 for developmentally disabled individuals.This program provides on-the-job training and basic skills such as getting to work on time and acting appropriately. It builds self-confidence and self-sufficiency so that these individuals can add to the community, be less dependent, and contribute to society. For more information on our organization and how we address the needs of the special needs popula

Project Lift

Posted On : 06-18-2019
Organization: Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre
We will install a motorized lift that will allow wheelchair access to all three levels of the Strand stage. We have been approached in the past by groups that would like to perform here, but we were unable to accommodate them because some or all of them were in wheelchairs. With this lift, we will be able to accommodate handicapped performers.