These fine organizations are all based nearby or have strong ties to our community and were nominated by our readers, editorial team or friends of the magazine. Why not bring a meaningful conversation about volunteering to your Thanksgiving table this year.
For more than 35 years, AID Atlanta has been at the forefront of providing cutting-edge programs and comprehensive, compassionate care through service, education and advocacy for people living with HIV/AIDS. AID Atlanta saves and transforms lives by reducing new HIV infections and improving the quality of life of its members and the community. Donate direct, come out to The Loop Reception at Altitude, select AID Atlanta to receive 1% of your Kroger purchase through the Kroger Rewards card.
Dunwoody Nature Center
The Dunwoody Nature Center inspires the love of nature and cultivates environmental understanding and stewardship through a variety of programs and activities that engage the public and provide our community with a sense of place within the natural world. Attend a program, become a member for discounts on camps and classes or volunteer solo or with your family to help keep the park beautiful.
Daughters Against Alzheimer’s, Inc.
This local grassroots group is committed to supporting medical research related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Join the Battle for the Brain lip sync competition, January 17, at the Coca-Cola Roxy with a celebrity hosts and 12 performances by reps from The Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders, Delta, Steve Penley and Morgan Stanley. BattleForTheBrain.org
ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer
ZERO is a national nonprofit with the mission to end prostate cancer. Join a Run/Walk, sign up to become a ZERO advocate and fight for prostate cancer research funding on Capitol Hill with the Advocacy Summit.