November Service Opportunities
Assisting With an Autistic Teen
Students who are interested in helping to work with an autistic teen on Thursday afternoons at St. Peter Chanel should contact Jeanne Lyons ((firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770-355-1003).
Light the Night Walk Leukemia and Lymphomas Society Fundraiser, Saturday, November 5
This fundraiser will be held at Centennial Park with festivities starting at 4 p.m. Participating in Light the Night Walk is a positive and inspirational way to support, celebrate and commemorate lives touched by leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Light The Night Walk is a night of hope and inspiration. Contact Jessica Reijmer, Campaign Coordinator, 404-720-7822 or Jessica.Reijmer@lls.org for details.
Strong Legs Run, Saturday, November 5, Turner Field
This 10 and 5k run and walk, starts at 8 a.m. and benefits Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Contact choa.org/stronglegs for information on registration.
Fall Classic Special Pops Tennis Tournament, November 5 – 6, Norcross, GA
Special POPS offers an adaptive tennis program for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Volunteers (you don’t need to play tennis) are needed to help with this tournament. Contact Jim Hamm (email@example.com or call 404-702-5820) for details.
Latino Youth Leadership Conference at Emory University
Transfiguration Mission Run (5k), Saturday, November 5
Join the fun and help support Transfiguration’s Summer Mission Trip. This event will be held at Transfiguration Catholic Church in Marietta. Details are posted on the Campus Ministry bulletin board or visit www.transfiguration.com for more information.
North Fulton Community Charities
Volunteering at NFCC offers our students a rewarding experience to serve those in need. Opportunities include working in the food pantry, at the reception desk, working with Spanish clients, in the thrift shop and on special seasonal programs. Contact Kevin Tracy (firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-640-0399) for details.
Hundreds of volunteers are needed (September – December) to support NFCC’s 2011 Holiday Program. Volunteers must preregister to volunteer for holiday program activities. Volunteers must be 16 to serve without an adult. Teens 13-15 must be accompanied by an adult. Register on-line (www.nfccholiday.org or email email@example.com or call 770-640-0399.
Jubilee Music for Autistic Children
Mondays (at Queen of Angels) and Thursdays (in St. Peter Chanel’s Music Room), this class, a combination of fun, goofy games and music, is held from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. There is a class on most Saturdays at St. Peter Chanel, from 10 a.m. – noon. Check the calendar posted on the Campus Ministry bulletin board for details. BT students who have participated and helped with the activities return multiple times because they love it. Contact Jeanne Lyons (firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770-355-1003).
Saturday Scholars Program October - April
Crabapple Middle School needs teens to help tutor in their Saturday Scholars Program, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. BT student, Jazmin Flores, is organizing a group of students to help tutor. Contact her at email@example.com or Mrs. Gamel (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Foster Care Support Foundation
Volunteers are needed most Saturdays, from 10am – 1pm, to perform Works of Mercy. Contact Jean Rearick email@example.com or 404-786-4490.
St. Francis Table
Every Saturday morning, volunteers at St. Francis Table help set up and serve food to the homeless in the basement of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Atlanta. Call ahead to advise the Saturday you will serve: 404-521-1866. Volunteers serve: 7 am – Noon.
This is the oldest Sunday soup kitchen in Atlanta. Soup Kitchen Volunteers assist in serving lunch to homeless guests (Sundays 11:30 a.m. - 3:30p.m. Please call before Friday to sign up: Kathy Cannon (404) 577-6651 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a date and time.
St. George Village needs students to work with senior residents who want to learn more about technology. If you want to help someone master their iPad, iPhone or just become more familiar with their laptop or desktop computer, this is a great service opportunity. Flexible hours and working on a weekend are available. Applications are available in Campus Ministry and at St. George Village. Students need to submit three letters of recommendation. Contact Sharon Gass (email@example.com; 678-987-0402) for more information.
This organization helps families in need providing food, shelter and clothing. They offer many volunteer opportunities. Call 770-427-9862 for details.