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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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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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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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  Chopin Society of Atlanta presents award-winning concert pianist, Rafał Blechacz, as he performs works by Polish-born Frédéric Chopin and more. The event, which will be held on April 15, is sponsored in part by Drs. Anna and Richard Paré, … Continue reading

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In underserved communities, it is easy for health issues to run rampant. That’s when Atlanta-based nonprofit Urban Perform steps in. The organization seeks to decrease obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes by helping to increase the activity levels of those who … Continue reading

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Alli Allen, co-founder of Second Helpings Atlanta, has launched a new charitable giving platform named PlanetGive. Whether it’s for the holidays, a birthday, or a wedding registry, online users can create a profile page and list the causes they support. … Continue reading

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