Category Archives: Best Cause

As Bobby Johnson was out for an AJC Peachtree Road Race training run seven years ago, he noticed a homeless man without shoes. Out of kindness, Johnson offered his size 15 sneakers to the man. The simple gesture inspired him … Continue reading

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Driven by the notion of “a hand up, not a handout,”                  Year Up Greater Atlanta provides underserved youth ages 18 to 24 with an intensive 1-year training program to help them move from minimum … Continue reading

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Have your little ones don their favorite fairy wings, cape, or costume and join Best Self Atlanta at 10 a.m. on Oct. 20 as we partner with                      Children Helping Children to … Continue reading

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As a part of its “85 Acts of Kindness” campaign, Georgia’s Own Credit Union partnered with Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson to treat more than 200 students at Green Acres Elementary School in Smyrna to a pizza party they’d never forget. Wearing one of his … Continue reading

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By Victoria Trutie While most 10 year olds are busy attending sleepovers with friends, McDonough resident, Kennedy Morgan was in the hospital. It was during a six-day stay in 2015 that she was diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis, a condition that … Continue reading

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Arby’s Foundation raises over $400,000 for Atlanta nonprofits with a throwback night of music featuring the band Smash Mouth and singer Alex Guthrie What do you get when you combine the musical prowess of pop-rock band Smash Mouth and local … Continue reading

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Make a difference in the life of an adoptable dog by volunteering with the No Dog Left Behind project and Doggie Harmony Rescue. By acting as a handler during a weekday or weekend training session with Frogs to Dogs, you’ll … Continue reading

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Neighbor Love makes sure metro Atlanta seniors never feel forgotten. The group organizes special holiday parties throughout the year for nursing home residents. With the help of volunteers, these events provide the elderly with much needed social interaction and fun. … Continue reading

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For many soldiers, the battle doesn’t end once they return home from deployment. That’s why The Shepherd Center offers a rehabilitation program called SHARE Military Initiative that provides assessment and treatment for veterans who have sustained traumatic brain injury and … Continue reading

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According to 11Alive, over 65,000 people in Georgia sustain a brain injury annually. Once treated, most individuals return home to a dramatically different life. Enter the Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse, Inc.  At the nonresidential clubhouse, volunteer members who … Continue reading

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