What began in 2007 as an initiative to partner with life-changing organizations in our communities and around the globe has grown into a movement of extraordinary generosity. Learn what these organizations are doing because of your generosity.
Because most of Beacon's patients find them online, they want to improve their online presence to reach even more people who are researching pregnancy options. This gift covers the cost of search engine optimization, location-based marketing, and reputation management for one year. It also allows them to purchase Bibles to give to clients.
Volunteers provided baskets of baby items and gifts for new moms, decorated for Christmas, hosted a party for patients, and provided meals for parents attending classes.
Amana Academy is a Title 1 public charter school. This gift allows Amana to hire a social worker to help their at-risk students and an administrative assistant to provide positive behavior support and maintain open communication between home and school for students with behavior challenges.
Amana Academy wants to be able to assist its families when they have basic needs. Our gift provides the school's administration and counselors with funding to support students and families needing emergency financial assistance for things like food, clothing, medical, or hygiene needs.
Volunteers assisted at-risk elementary students with reading and math, hosted and set up events, and organized Christmas gifts.
Many children in our communities face personal circumstances that make it difficult to learn and thrive. Because of your generosity, Amana Academy received 350 boxes filled with snacks for students.
Some students educational opportunities are limited because they do not have home access to computers and/or the internet. This gift allows Brandywine to purchase 50 laptops and hotspots for students in need.
Brandywine Elementary has a dual language immersion program where Spanish-speaking students learn English and English speakers learn Spanish. Our gift provides books, classroom materials, tablets, and headphones for students in this program.
Volunteers assisted children as they shopped for their families or exited vehicles before school in the morning and helped organize snack donations.
Many children in our communities face personal circumstances that make it difficult to learn and thrive. Because of your generosity, Brandywine Elementary School received 204 boxes filled with snacks for students.
This gift allows Brandywine to purchase age-appropriate reading and math materials. These research-based interventions for underserved students equip staff with the resources needed to help targeted students make gains in learning.
To make it more affordable for working families, the CDA wants to drop the price of tuition for the 168 children in their preschool by $20 per week. A foundation has partially funded this effort; our gift completes the request for the school year.
This gift allows CDA to repair a portion of stucco that has water accumulating behind it.
When children and families enter CDA from the parking lot, they are greeted each morning with a view of the dumpsters and kitchen garbage cans. This matching gift allows them to erect an enclosure.
Our volunteers set up a Santa Shop and assisted parents while they shopped for their children and provided essential supplies and toys for children. Others installed light bulbs and freshened up the nature trail.
Volunteers sponsored families in difficult situations by shopping for needed items and gifts to let the families know they matter and are loved.
This gift allows students from low-income families to receive additional academic support, to participate in clubs and afterschool programs, and to take part in field trips and experiences at a reduced or no cost.
In middle school, identity and making connections are key to a successful school experience. At Elkins, they don't want any student to walk the halls feeling invisible, lost, or alone. This gift allows Elkins to purchase a name badge for every student to wear so that staff can easily recognize and greet students by name.
Volunteers supported teachers during Saturday school sessions.
Many children in our communities face personal circumstances that make it difficult to learn and thrive. Because of your generosity, Elkins Pointe Middle School received 102 boxes filled with snacks for students.
This gift allows Elkins to provide vouchers for winter coats for 100 students.
Many children in our communities face personal circumstances that make it difficult to learn and thrive. Because of your generosity, Esther Jackson Elementary School received 300 boxes filled with snacks for students.
FCSF serves a vital and growing need throughout Georgia by providing free clothing, infant equipment, and developmental toys to thousands of children in foster and relative care. This gift supports their core operations.
Volunteers received and sorted donations, stocked shelves, and assisted clients and customers with finding the items they needed at FCSF’s distribution center and boutique thrift store.
Volunteers ran check-in, greeted, and directed foster families at the Fostering Together Annual Christmas Brunch. Others provided childcare during the event for the foster children and their siblings.
This gift, managed by the county's Student Support Services, provides counselors in Fulton County's North School Cluster with funding to support students needing emergency financial assistance for things like food, clothing, medical, or hygiene needs.
HomeStretch is implementing a new approach and strategy to its Youth Program. These funds cover the salary of and training for a part-time Youth Case Manager.
HomeStretch needs a vehicle to receive donations, to furnish apartments for homeless families, and to replace and transport large appliances, furniture, and other household goods. This gift allows HomeStretch to purchase a cargo van and eliminate existing vehicle rental costs.
Families in the HomeStretch program occasionally experience unexpected medical, transportation, and childcare costs. With this gift, HomeStretch can alleviate some of the financial pressure by offering families emergency financial assistance.
A well-equipped, professional staff ensures the quality of programs and organizational administration. Often, when budgets are stretched, training dollars are among the first to be cut from the annual budget. This gift allows HomeStretch to offer their employees continuing education.
Volunteers delivered and installed Christmas trees, engaged with children while their parents received services, and prepared homes for incoming families by painting, cleaning, and landscaping.
Families prepared retreat supplies, created hope jars, and put together hope boxes for the retreat families. These simple service projects will impact families living through childhood cancer and will be an intentional way to show them Christ's love.
Many children in our communities face personal circumstances that make it difficult to learn and thrive. Because of your generosity, Mimosa Elementary School received 150 boxes filled with snacks for students.
In order to meet the staffing ratios for the next level of accreditation, No Longer Bound wants to hire a licensed professional counselor for their residents. The counselor will be responsible for coordinating and collaborating with the treatment service providers both on campus and in the community and will be a key part of the treatment staff from intake to discharge. This gift allows NLB to hire a counselor for one year.
No Longer Bound is preparing for the next level of accreditation while also increasing the number of men they serve. This gift allows NLB to hire a clinical addiction counselor to provide teaching, treatment planning, clinical decisions, and case management for residents.
Volunteers provided meals and participated in activities with the men at No Longer Bound who could not go home for Christmas. Others decorated NLB homes and thrift stores for Christmas.
NFCC has seen an increase in the number of families affected by sickness who face homelessness because of medical bills, job loss, and reduced income. Through our donation, we provide emergency housing and utilities funding, allowing families to stay in their homes during their season of illness or loss.
This gift supports the growth of NFCC's Education Center. The center continues to offer valuable support services like access to a computer lab, ESL classes, Microsoft Office™ certification courses, job search assistance, and resumé design assistance.
NFCC needs additional support for their growing number of volunteers. This gift allows NFCC to hire a part-time volunteer assistant to provide tours, training, tracking, and support.
More than 12 percent of those coming to NFCC for assistance are homeless. For most of these individuals, the most critical need is financial support for temporary shelter. This gift will cover one year of hotel vouchers to keep roofs over the heads of families in need.
NFCC is renovating a newly purchased building to allow for expanded operations, including a warming station. Moving more of the staff team to the new building will in turn allow them to expand the food pantry and thrift store. Our gift supports the capital campaign for these efforts.
Volunteers unloaded and sorted food donations, received and sorted donations in the thrift store, and distributed food.
For the upcoming year, there are 10 employees for whom an up-to-date, reliable computer is of utmost importance. This gift will replace slow and increasingly unreliable computers for 10 staff members.
Pathways2Life offers curriculum on two of the most relevant cultural issues that all students have to navigate: substance use and sex. Prevention and intervention specialists cover these topics during health and physical education class times. This gift allows Pathways to take their curriculum to the two middle schools that feed into the high schools they already serve.
Pathways2Life wants to engage students and help them identify risks, choose wisely, and live purposefully during middle and high school. This gift allows them to create an online presence for students and families utilizing social media, blogs, online assessments, and other tools.
Volunteers prepared meals for teens in a support group.
Senior Services of North Fulton provides programs and services for the community by supporting seniors, caregivers, and families. This gift funds their greatest need as they seek to fulfill their mission.
Volunteers hosted Bingo night, provided and delivered meals to seniors, and performed general exterior work on homes.
Volunteers assisted elementary students with math, reading, and writing assignments.
Many children in our communities face personal circumstances that make it difficult to learn and thrive. Because of your generosity, Star House Foundation received 108 boxes filled with snacks for students.
Summit subsidizes school-based therapy for low-income families that are unable to afford the basic copayment for these services. This gift allows Summit to hire two therapists for three months to meet the growing demand for therapy in nearby middle and high schools.
Volunteers gave parents of special needs children the opportunity to have a morning out while caring for, loving on, and entertaining all of their children at a special event planned just for them.
Volunteers helped kids create wish lists and shop for holiday gifts.
Many children in our communities face personal circumstances that make it difficult to learn and thrive. Because of your generosity, Vickery Mill Elementary School received 102 boxes filled with snacks for students.
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