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HELP COBB COUNTY TEACHERS SUPPLY THEIR CLASSROOM. Cobb county teachers often come out of their pocket to supply their classroom with the needs of their students. We don't feel they should have to. To assist teachers, we have developed a program to gather school supplies to participate in back to school events in cobb county as well as donate directly to classrooms in need. The fund also resupplies students with school supplies at the midway point in the school year. Your donation makes an
The Rotational Shelter Program (RSP) provides shelter, meals, and support services to families without homes through a network of local congregations. The hosting of three to four families rotates weekly among 14 host congregations in the Network. Each host congregation provides lodging, three meals a day, and caring hospitality for up to four weeks a year. Support congregations assist the Network by providing volunteers, meals, and financial donations.
Our Transitional Housing Program began In 2015 with the opening of the Kirkwood Promise House, offered in partnership with Kirkwood Presbyterian Church. This is our first stand-alone housing unit coupled with case management helping families leave homelessness. Other transitional housing units are under development.
Our Food Box Program began in 2016 in order to offer food boxes purchased from Action Ministries to both families applying for assistance and graduate families.
(G.R.A.C.E.) launched in 2017 for aftercare and provides additional assistance, mentoring, resources and support for families that have graduated from the Rotational Shelter Programs and Transitional Housing Programs.
Our Dental Healthcare Home Program addresses the need for oral healthcare among the working poor. The absence of available dental care can lead to tooth decay, tooth loss, gum disease, cardiovascular disease and oral pain. We provide comprehensive dental care services as a part of the whole person Health Home model, including annual wellness exams, emergency care for pain relief, infection and trauma. Our dental professionals work hard to provide patients with oral health education, prevention
Good Sam manages an on-site dispensary to purchase generic medications and brand name medications and resell them, at an affordable rate, to our patients. This Dispensary allows patients that have chronic illnesses to manage their medications at an affordable cost. The dispensary collaborates with our Prescription Assistance Program (PAP), which works to provide medications to patients who may have, in the past, gone without necessary medications for their chronic disease. Under this system, G
With this initiative, our goal is to provide essential care items for those in need. Homeless Outreach is something that we take seriously, and our team is working to make a positive impact. Care bags will be provided to those who are homeless. Bags will include toiletry items, food gift card, socks, and a list of resources.
Caseworkers choose their line of work because they are passionate about the well-being of children. Yet we recognize that caseworkers often are overburdened with paperwork and have an extremely heavy caseload as well. With this initiative, our goal is to let them know how much we appreciate their hard work and dedication.
With a passion to help kids in foster care, this initiative lets them know that someone cares. We want to make a difference in their lives by allowing them to carry their belongings in duffel bags instead of trash bags. Each duffel bag, known as a love bag, will include toiletry items, a play toy, a learning toy and a poem.
Our TRANS Peer Empowerment Group meetings are held in LGBTQ+ safe and friendly space to holistically uplift, deter and help with prevention in keeping members of our community from becoming incarcerated due to sex work, survival crimes, and drug abuse. The TRANS Peer Empowerment group is designed to lower the rate of survival crimes and reduce new cases of HIV that have devastated the trans community over the last decade. Through building self-esteem and solidarity, connecting people to resourc
We provide resources for; trauma and drug recovery, safe housing, continued education, and job readiness training. Our Re-entry services begin prior to release. It helps the recipients in our program(s) transition back into society at a healthy pace with the assistance of these partnering organizations as well as our volunteers.
New Beginnings Food Outreach Inc. food distribution time are: Friday's - 11 AM - 1 PM New clients must bring valid ID, Proof of income for everyone in the home, proof of residence (lease, rental agreement, utility bill).
Atlanta GLOW’s Mentoring Program is a free college and career prep initiative for low-income young women between 14-25 years old. Our program matches participants one-on-one with mature, professional women to help them blossom into future leaders! Starting at a minimum six month commitment, our mentors individually coach mentees and provide connections in various areas such as leadership, career development, college access and success, entrepreneurship, and service. Each pair meets in pers
The Wildlife Department, licensed by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the United States Department of Agriculture and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, has been a part of the Nature Center since it opened in 1976. The Wildlife Department focuses on education and rehabilitation. More than 3,500 phone calls are received by the department each year, with topics ranging from animal identification to habitat destruction. Additionally, the wildlife staff provides medical assista
The CNC School Program is a best in class environmental education initiative serving 500 schools and 40,000 school children annually (one-third are from Title I schools). All CNC educational programs are aligned with the Georgia Standards of Excellence, with a focus on STEAM, to support metro Atlanta K-12 teachers. Programs are conducted onsite at CNC or via outreach programs that travel to school locations, and they range from preschool programs to intensive field studies for high school stude
CNC's Community Programs provide fun, engaging and unique educational opportunities for the metro Atlanta community. Programs include regional festivals with thousands of attendees, overnight camp outs, night hikes, animal encounters, guided canoe trips and trail hikes. CNC works with Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts on several different types of badges and camp overnights as well as collaborating with numerous schools and other nonprofit organizations on programs throughout the year.
Camp Kingfisher is an environmental education day camp that serves over 1,800 children annually. Founded in 1994, Camp Kingfisher focuses on hands-on nature education combined with traditional camp activities which include: canoeing, swimming, arts and crafts, nature hikes, science exploration and live animal encounters with native Georgia wildlife. Programs are offered to campers K-9th grade. The mission of Camp K is to provide a welcoming and nurturing environment where campers can have fun in
The CNC Gold LEED-certified Discovery Center features engaging interactive exhibits on the watershed and the Chattahoochee's importance in our lives. The Nature Exchange is a unique area where kids can bring in rocks, pine cones, shells and other natural objects, talk with naturalists about their finds, examine them under microscopes, and trade them for other objects. This is a great hands-on opportunity for children to guide their own learning as they connect with the natural world.
CNC’s Outdoor Recreation Programs are designed to get individuals active and involved in the outdoors while developing an appreciation for nature. Thousands of people annually hike our nature trails and enjoy the river through our canoe programs. Our river canoe programs offer the only naturalist-led experience in metro Atlanta.
Habitat homes are for first-time home buyers who meet strict qualifications for loan approval including having a strong work history and good credit standing. They qualify for mortgages that are interest free, low principal loans that they can afford to pay.
This program serves U.S. Armed Forces Veterans who are homeowners and in need of critical home repairs. Critical home repairs include 4 main areas: 1. Safe: steps, windows, doors, locks, lighting, electric, etc. 2. Warm: furnace, weatherization, hot water heater, etc. 3. Dry: roofing, siding, plumbing, etc. 4. Accessible: ramps, ADA modifications, accessible kitchens/baths, etc.
This program serves homeowners in Cobb, Douglas or Paulding counties who have a verifiable need that falls within our scope of work and capabilities. We are actively seeking qualified Seniors, Disabled Adults, and Veterans.
SDPPP is a suicide prevention and recovery program that provides multiple approaches to increase wellness, resiliency, and protective factors among those at risk for or impacted by suicide. While the statistics on suicide are troubling for every age group, SDPPP offers paths to intervention that encourages individuals, families and communities to learn the warning signs and get help when help is needed. SDPPP works to prevent suicide and foster recovery through advocacy seminars, prevention trai
Our IMPACT Leadership Development program is a 3 year program committed to raising up young leaders in our community. Participants attend the Leadership Training Weekend, held in late winter, where they are equipped with leadership tools and training that will prepare them for roles both at camp, and within their schools, churches, and communities. Students then come back to attend our 5 week-long summer camping program, in June and July, where they can put their skills into practice and gai
Elite Women of Excellence's Sr. Elite Mentoring Program is comprised of a staff of volunteers that facilitate workshops deemed to enhance the participant's decision-making skills which involve respecting self and others, making wise decisions, and considering how their present behavior can influence future goals and plans. This is a collaborative effort. EWOE partners with other youth-serving organizations to reach as many young women as possible to break the cycle of poverty, teen pregnancy, tr