Jewish Family & Career Services of Atlanta – Here to Help You

Jewish Family & Career Services of Atlanta (JF&CS) offers programs and resources to transform lives. Building on our 125-year history, we are here to help individuals and families of all faiths live to their full potential. Guided by Jewish values, we are a welcoming community, and our experienced professionals bring integrity and compassion to their work in the fields of aging and older adults, career counseling, dentistry, mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and need-based support services.… Read More »

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DBC Youth Missions Dog Wash Fundraiser

Bubbles, Baths, & Barks! This Saturday, February 27th, 2016, the Dunwoody Baptist Student Mission Teams are hosting an annual dog wash fundraiser at the Barktown & Suds in the Orchard Park Shopping Center (same shopping center as Kroger, Yogli Mogli, and Los Rancheros). All donations made go to support the youth and adults going on the mission trips this summer.… Read More »

Contact:

Sarah Perling
(770) 827-9841
sarahperling@gmail.com

Strike the R-word (retard) and Support Special Olympics Georgia

About the Strike the R-word and Special Olympics Georgia

Strike the R-word  with us Sept.16 at Bowlmor Atlanta, formerly known as 300 Atlanta. Bowl with former Falcon and Bulldog Quarterback Dj Shockley and former Steeler Quarterback Kordell Stewart in raising awareness of how the R-word (retard) hurts and demeans others. The night will be emceed by Sean Leckie (AKA Sonic of Power 96.1).… Read More »

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Dancing in the Garden with Walter Reeves – April 26

Come Dance in the Garden with Walter Reeves. Saturday, April 26, from 10AM – 2PM at Capital City Club Brookhaven. Enjoy a fabulous lunch while listening to Georgia’s premier gardener, Walter Reeves, of “The Lawn and Garden Show with Walter Reeves” on WSB radio and “Your Southern Garden” on GPTV. Experience our “Garden of Vendors”, watch a container garden demonstration, view the silent auction and raffles items.… Read More »

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Polar Plunge at Lake Lanier on 2/15/14 to support Special Olympics Georgia

For the 5th year, Special Olympics Georgia and the Law Enforcement Torch Run of Georgia are proud to host our annual Polar Plunge at Lake Lanier Islands Sunset Cove on Saturday, February 15, 2014!   The Polar Plunge is the largest fundraising effort benefiting Special Olympics.  Many states across the nation participate in this annual event through the efforts of their Law Enforcement Torch Run program. … Read More »

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The L.I.G.H.T is hosting an Open House and a 30 day “Community” Challenge

The L.I.G.H.T is a Christian ministry for girls (8-12).  The acronym L.I.G.H.T means life in God healing thru testimony.

Open House – Saturday, September 21  

11:00 AM-1:00 PM

 The L.I.G.H.T hosts an open house on Saturday, September 21, 2013. Come and learn about the L.I.G.H.T. We will have an introduction about the L.I.G.H.T, a short lesson, and lots of games with prizes. … Read More »

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18th Annual Bob Busse Golf Classic: Special Olympics of Georgia

Join us for the 18th Annual Bob Busse Golf Classic Monday, November 4 at a
prestigious, private Atlanta Country Club in Sandy Springs. Enjoy a great game of golf along with golf-course prizes, prizes, a silent auction, Special Olympics athletes, and wonderful golfers’ reception all for the great cause of supporting Special Olympics Georgia athletes.

Entry fee is: $375 individual golfer/ $1,500 foursome

Click here to sign up for a great day of golf on a private golf club course!… Read More »

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Louie’s Kids Comes to Atlanta

Louie’s Kids is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization that raises funds to help treat childhood obesity, which afflicts 25 million American children today. Louie’s Kids works to find the best treatment options to meet the needs of each child. We find the fix that fits, one kid at a time.
Founded in 2001 in Alexandria, Virginia and operated today out of Charleston, South Carolina, Louie’s Kids serves economically disadvantaged kids nationwide.… Read More »

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Contact:

Jen Pines
(678)613-3057
jenpines@me.com

Square Care Ministries – Improving Lives One Box at a Time!

What started as an idea by two childhood friends is now Square Care Ministries, a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization in Dunwoody.

We saw a need. Through faithfulness and prayer, we found a way. Square Care Ministries, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was founded in 2012 to fill a gap in products not readily available to impoverished and low income families through food banks and government aid programs.… Read More »

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Contact:

Scott Parrish
sparrish@squarecare.org

Girl Scout Troop collecting Rolling suitcases and backpacks for a homeless shelter

Girl Scout Troop 28421 is collecting used rolling suitcases and backpacks for the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children. When visiting the shelter a month ago we learned from the director that this was their biggest need. The shelter is open from 8:00 AM-3:00 PM. When the women and children leave the day shelter to go to the night shelter they must take everything they own with them.… Read More »

Contact:

Rhonda Riemenschneider
(770)522-9047
Rriemenschneider@comcast.net

Ways to help World Relief

Submitted by Suzanne B:

This Black Friday, Shop for the Vulnerable – Many of you will be hunting for great deals on-line and in-store on Black Friday. If you have the opportunity to purchase any of the following items, please consider doing so as a donation to World Relief. These items are frequently requested by our clients, and we do not typically receive them as donations.… Read More »

Can-A-Thon collection at Light Up Dunwoody

Primrose School of Dunwoody will be at Light Up Dunwoody again this year with a complimentary cookie decorating activity for the families.  This year we thought that it might be a nice addition to also offer an opportunity for families to get involved in sharing with others, as we kick off the holiday season.  Throughout the month of November, Primrose students participate in the local Can-A-Thon food drive, which provides non-perishable food items to families in need.  … Read More »

Gifts of Compassion and Charity Navigator

As we come to this season, many times we will buy things for our loved ones via the internet or perhaps in a catalog.  Maybe consider involving your entire family this year when you place your holiday season orders and order something for children in need around the world.  “Gifts of Compassion” is just one example of how many charities make it easy for your entire family to reach out and help.… Read More »