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Volunteer in your community June 21


When’s the last time you volunteered? If you have to stop and think about it, it’s probably been awhile. Are you having a hard time connecting to a cause? Maybe you’re not finding opportunities in your community? Or you’re looking for a day where you and other like-minded folks can band together and tackle a community project.

On June 21, United Way of Greater Atlanta is joining thousands of people in more than 300 communities from Greater Atlanta to Ghana for Day of Action. During Day of Action, communities across the globe come together to harness the volunteer spirit and improve the conditions where children and families live.

Assemble literacy kits. Plant a community garden. Compete in a “field day.” Help with career prep. Large-scale opportunities are available at eight locations across Greater Atlanta. And while you’re volunteering, make sure to post photos and use the hashtag #UWDayOfAction.

Volunteer Opportunities are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and include:

Child Wellness/Field Day

Easter Seals Brookvalley – 1146 Sheridan Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
Easter Seals Warsaw – 1240 Warsaw Rd, Roswell, GA 30076
Easter Seals Mansell – 80 Mansell Ct E, Roswell, GA 30076

Outdoor Beautification

CHRIS Kids Sherwood Home – 569 Sherwood Greens Stone Mountain, Ga. 30087
CHRIS Kids Gateway Home – 3886 Lenora Church Rd. Snellville Ga. 30039

Donating, Sorting & Organizing

Foster Care Support Foundation – 115 Mansell Pl, Roswell, GA 30076

Literacy Kits

United Way of Greater Atlanta – 63 Auburn Avenue Atlanta, GA 30303

Snack Packs

West End Family Life Center – 1191 Donnelly Avenue SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Depend and United Way are coming together to promote healthy, active, and independent living throughout an individual’s life, with a focus on volunteering. For find more details on projects, click here.

What are you waiting for? Your community needs you!

ChadChad Parker is a Senior Communications Manager at United Way of Greater Atlanta. He can be reached at [email protected]



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