For The Braves’ first 25 years in Atlanta, the team was the worst in baseball — but that all turned around on Oct. 28, 1995. On that October day 27 years ago, The Braves won the World Series, becoming the first Georgia sports franchise to secure a major world championship. During this time, the team […]
Tag: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Children’s Healthcare making transformative moves for mental health
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s initiative to address the mental health crisis is taking a major leap forward Wednesday with the announcement that the foundation of David and Helen Zalik will donate 10 acres of land with two large buildings for a new campus.
Woodruff Foundation grants $90 million to Children’s-Emory for pediatric research
The Robert W. Woodruff Foundation is making a $90 million grant to solidify Atlanta’s role as a center for pediatric research.
MARTA HOLIDAY BUS A FAVORITE AT THE CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARADE
The Metropolitan Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) was proud to participate in the recent Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Christmas Parade for the sixth year in a row, marking the official beginning of the holiday season in Atlanta. The parade is the largest of its type in the southeast and featured floats, marching bands, and the MARTA […]
Centennial Grant Update: The Institute on Healthcare and Human Trafficking
By Cailin Copan-Kelly, Associate Development Officer, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta One year ago, the Junior League of Atlanta awarded one of its Centennial grants to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. This funding has had a transformational impact, enabling Children’s to launch the virtual Institute on Healthcare and Human Trafficking (the Institute), which is part of the […]
Working Together for the Greater Good
By Natalie-Claire Woods Lyda Last year brought critical changes to the U.S. nonprofit and foundation industry in the form of sweeping changes to tax laws—changes that pose a serious threat to our nation’s philanthropic establishments. The National Council of Nonprofits recently issued some guidance, which states “Most analysts predict that overall donations to charitable nonprofits […]
100 Years of Service Celebrated with $1 Million to Atlanta Nonprofits
The Junior League of Atlanta Celebrates Centennial Anniversary with Grant Donation to Area Organizations To celebrate 100 years of service to the Atlanta community, The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc (JLA) announced today three Centennial Grants to local nonprofits totaling $1 million and targeted to assist residents struggling through food insecurity, generational poverty and the […]
Preventing Childhood Obesity
By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of a cure.” Benjamin Franklin is famous for many sayings. Today, this one feels prescient. In Georgia, we spend 2.4 billion dollars on obesity related care. It’s a small but sizable portion of the additional 190 billion spent nationally […]