Amid the coronavirus outbreak, groups and organizations across metro Atlanta are stepping up to help their neighbors and people in need.
Tough times have a way of bringing out the best in people, including good deeds like these across the city.
Whether you’re looking to provide a helping hand or are in need of some help yourself, there are a multitude of places to turn to in Atlanta.
Here are some options in metro Atlanta to consider:
The Atlanta Community Food Bank’s website has prominent links through which people can “donate” or “find help.” The website also has a help map with a search function, so users can find the help they need close by.
Community Assistance Center, which focuses on Sandy Springs and Dunwoody, is organizing food and financial assistance.
Emory University has started an Emory Together fund to assist students during the crisis.
Sewing Masks for Atlanta Hospitals is doing just that.
VOMO, a software company focusing on volunteerism, has created a campaign called Be A Neighbor. There are a number of Atlanta-focused volunteer opportunities listed there, based your location. Some of the volunteer opportunities list community organizations such as Open Hand Atlanta, Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless and more.
Please feel free to help us add to this ongoing list. If you know a group in metro Atlanta providing help to the community or offering volunteer opportunities, you can send details to email@example.com.
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