Give Back

Operation Homefront

When: Ongoing

Where: 1220 Old Canton Road, Marietta

Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Mon. – Fri.

Benefits: Georgia military families

Cost: Free

Contact: 770-973-0014

Atlanta Community Tool Bank

When: Ongoing

Where: 55 Ormond St. SE, Atlanta

Time: Shifts vary

Benefits: Providing tools to nonprofits and community service projects

Cost: Free

Contact: Gina Chaves, 404-880-0054 x 11

Shoes & Purses Drive

When: Until September

Where: 1781 Columbia Dr., Decatur

Benefits: Local women in need

Cost: Gently used women's shoes and purses

Contact: LeTonya Turner, 678-791-6264

Café 458

When: July 10

Where: 458 Edgewood Ave.

Time: 9 a.m.

Benefits: Homeless and hunger in Metro Atlanta

Cost: Free to volunteer


Heeling Diabetes Shoenista Auction

When: July 15

Where: Shula's 347 Grill, Atlanta

Time: 5:30 – 9 p.m.

Benefits: Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund

Cost: Free; VIP, $20


7th Annual Pink Ribbon Walk

When: July 16

Where: Piedmont Park

Time: 8 a.m.

Benefits: Breast cancer awareness

Cost: $35; $40, Race day


Clyde’s Run 5K

When: July 16

Where: 100 Lakeshore Dr., Roswell

Time: 8 a.m.

Benefits: Prader-Willi Syndrome Association

Cost: $25 until July 10; $30, Race day


SBTF 2011 Race for Research 5K

When: July 23

Where: Atlantic Station

Time: 6 a.m.

Benefits: Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation

Cost: $25


4th Annual 5K & 1 Mile

When: July 30

Where: North Forsyth Middle School

Time: 7 a.m.

Benefits: North Forsyth schools and community

Cost: $15, before July 23; $20, after and race day

Contact: 770-889-6332

Run For Wounded Warriors 5K

When: Aug.6

Where: First Baptist Church, Kennesaw

Time: 8 a.m.

Benefits: Wounded Warriors Project

Cost: $25


Garage Sale

When: Aug. 12- 13

Where: Mt. Zion Methodist Church, Marietta

Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; 8 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Benefits: Habitat for Humanity

Cost: Free to volunteer

Contact: 770-977-0587