Give Back

I CARE Seniors

When: Ongoing

Where: Please contact

Time: Various shifts

Benefits: Transportation for seniors

Cost: Free to volunteer

Contact: Lisa Anderson,

Second Life Atlanta Thrift Store

When: Ongoing

Where: 1 N. Clarendon Ave., Avondale Estates

Time: Various shifts

Benefits: Homeless pets

Cost: Free to volunteer

Contact: 678-974-5671

Gwinnett County Public Library Volunteers

When: Ongoing

Where: 15 branches

Time: Various shifts

Cost: Free to volunteer

Contact: 770-978-5154

Summer of Giving

When: Every Thursday in July

Where: Fleming's Steakhouse, Perimeter

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

Benefits: Five local Atlanta charities

Cost: $25


Young Friends at Children’s Scottish Rite

When: Every Tuesday in July

Where: Spruill Center for the Arts, Dunwoody

Time: 2:45 – 4:30 p.m.

Benefits: Arts and crafts projects for patients

Cost: Free


Simple Needs GA

When: July 9

Where: 991 Industrial Park Dr., Marietta

Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Benefits: Homelessness in Atlanta

Cost: Free

Contact: 678-266-3344

Northlake Blood Drive

When: July 2- 4

Where: Northlake Mall

Time: Noon – 5 p.m.

Benefits: American Red Cross


Donations sorting at MUST Ministries

When: July 9

Where: 55 Elizabeth Church Rd., Marietta

Time: 9 a.m. – noon

Benefits: Hunger problem in Atlanta

Cost: Free

Contact: 770-427-9862

Book Drive for Shelters

When: July 9

Where: 3610 Newport Bay Dr., Alpharetta

Time: 10- 11:30 a.m.

Benefits: Books for children's shelters

Cost: Free to volunteer; new or gently used children's books

Contact: 678-427-1316

Project Live Love

When: July 9

Where: The Furniture Bank of Atlanta

Time: 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Benefits: Various Atlanta nonprofits

Cost: Free


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


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


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