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Organization: Loving Arms Cancer Outreach, Inc
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
Organization: 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.
Organization: Caribbean Lifetime Missions
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
Organization: Foster4Love Inc
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
Organization: Cobb County Youth Museum, Inc.
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
Organization: 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
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
As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, Atlanta GLOW has seen an increase in the need for assistance with food and household supplies for our service population. We are in need of funds to purchase care packages of healthy food, back to school, hygiene and/or PPE supplies to help reduce food insecurity and learning loss in underserved communities while promoting their ultimate health, safety and wellness. We realize that when youth/families are no longer concerned about when their next meal wil

Foodbank Sponsors

Posted On : 08-10-2019
Organization: New Beginnings Food Outreach Inc.
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
Event to be rescheduled due to COVID-19 - 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 tot