39 Days of IDEAS | Day 23: Sandy Springs' big day

Friday, October 3, 2014
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One metro Atlanta community celebrates an annual service day that has grown from a handful of volunteers to more than 500.

On April 26, more than 500 Sandy Springs residents volunteered at 18 different nonprofits, including GCN members Mary Hall Freedom House, Community Assistance Center, and Heritage Sandy Springs, in the 12th annual Volunteer for a Better Sandy Springs Day.

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 9: Celebrating corporate volunteerism

The Corporate Volunteer Council of Atlanta’s annual IMPACT Awards—happening this Wednesday at the College Football Hall of Fame—is a high-profile recognition of Atlanta companies that...

A great idea now in its 17th year, the Corporate Volunteer Council of Atlanta’s annual IMPACT Awards is a high-profile recognition of Atlanta companies that support the community through employee volunteer programs and other civic engagements.

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 11: Bringing Teens to the Table

“We realized that, if we want to end child sex trafficking, we had to stop talking about kids and start talking to them,” says youthSpark...

“We realized that, if we want to end child sex trafficking, we had to stop talking about kids and start talking to them,” says youthSpark Program Coordinator Allison Hood.

39 Days of IDEAS | Day 7: Creating a Macon mega-jam

The Macon Film Festival, a 4-day series held before now each February, will partner with the Bragg Jam Music, Arts, and Kids Festival to...

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the Macon Film Festival (MaGa) decided it was time for a change: beginning in 2015, the 4-day series held before now each February will partner with the Bragg Jam Music, Arts, and Kids Festival to create a ten-day mega-event in the middle of July.

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