AJC Give Back Connection: Help build Habitat House

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Honor 9/11 victims with Palmetto build

Thrivent Financial has provided Newnan-Coweta Habitat for Humanity with a $45,000 matching grant to help cover the construction costs of a 1,300 square foot, three bedroom, two bath home; the first Habitat home to be constructed by the affiliate in Palmetto. Points of Light has also awarded a $4,000 grant for this project.

Volunteers are needed to help with the build. The event will pay tribute to the victims of 9/11.

When: Friday, Sept. 11

Where: Palmetto

Contact: Alice Muetzel, community outreach coordinator at 770-252-9049, ext. 23 or email volunteer@nchfh.org.

Information: nchfh.org

Homework helpers needed

Fulton County’s Kinship Care Program needs volunteers to provide homework assistance weekly for elementary, middle and high school students enrolled in the Kinship Care Program. Currently, the program is seeking qualified volunteer tutors to provide weekly homework assistance.

The Homework Assistance program serves about 20 participants, all of whom reside in Fulton County, and attend school within the Atlanta Public School District or Fulton County School District. The academic subjects targeted will be math, science, and reading. Tutors can utilize library resources such as computers and books to provide further assistance.

When: 3:30 - 6 p.m. Wednesdays

Where: East Point Library, 2757 Main Street in East Point, GA 30344

Contact: Velma Hooker-Green at 404-612-9034 or via e-mail at velma.hooker-green@fultoncountyga.gov