When it came time to pick a favorite local Atlanta charity, y'all did not mess around. You made your voices heard, loud and clear.
In this season of giving, there are dozens of organizations to support. One nonprofit just happened to sweep this category for its commitment to chronically ill children and their families.
Bert's Big Adventure swept the vote with 57 percent. The charity, backed by nationally-syndicated radio host Bert Weiss of Q100, financially support children with chronic illnesses. The organizations pays for families of those children to visit Walt Disney World. This year, they sent 13 children with their families to Disney on a charter flight to Orlando. See the photos.
Coming in second place, Habitat for Humanity is an international charity group that helps build affordable housing for communities in need. It is the same charity where Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter regularly work.
Hands on Atlanta is a group that connects volunteers with nonprofit organizations or schools in need. See this video from last year of Hands on Atlanta Day. You can also see the best places in Atlanta to volunteer for millennials.
Other worthy charities in the poll include the Ronald McDonald House, Camp Sunshine, The Giving Kitchen, American Cancer Society, Center for Civil and Human Rights, Trees Atlanta, Atlanta Children's Shelter, CARE, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Atlanta and United Way of Greater Atlanta.
For more charity opportunities, see six places where your kid can volunteer for Thanksgiving, how to help homeless for the holidays and more volunteer opportunities.
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