‘Tis the season to give and we’ve compiled a list of the most popular Atlanta Children & Youth Charities.- Whether that means giving time, money, or elbow grease, Atlanta is the perfect place to give back and watch your contributions help the city flourish. Metro Atlanta’s children and youth charities are especially great places to give if you want to invest in the city’s future.
Today we’re exploring some of the most popular Atlanta children and youth charities for giving this holiday season. Whether your idea of giving is getting hands-on and working hard so every Metro Atlanta family can enjoy the holidays, spending time to facilitate fun, safety, and learning for local kids, or giving for life-saving research and treatments, here are three popular youth and children charities where you can give this season in Atlanta.
Hands on ATL
For finding volunteer opportunities that fit your schedule and interests, Hands On ATLis a top resource in the metro area. Here you can search for all kinds of opportunities that will benefit families and kids in need across the city. For example, if you want to help wrap and distribute toys, they have multiple opportunities - such as Clark’s Christmas Kids. Want to help put hot meals on the table for local families? You’ll find a huge list of food pantries all over Metro Atlanta actively looking for volunteers. Do you want to enrich the learning experience and be a mentor for local youth? There are discovery and reading programs available through Hands On ATL as well. You can discover a variety of volunteer opportunities all across Metro Atlanta here on the Hands on ATL site.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta
The legendary Boys & Girls Club of America set the standard for after-school and summer vacation enrichment - and they offer a wide variety of programs that are inclusive and fit for absolutely every child and teen. Did you know that their headquarters is based in Atlanta? It should come as no surprise, then, that you can find local chapters all across the city and the metro area. Through the Boys & Girls Club, you can contribute to high-quality programs to help unlock the unlimited potential in every child and teen in your community. Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGCMA) has 26 locations in 11 Metro ATL counties- check here to find one near you and learn how you can get involved.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
And for monetary giving with a huge impact,St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® provides lifesaving care and breakthrough medical research that saves the lives of children all over the world. There’s a prime opportunity to give right now too, because The St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway is here in Atlanta, and The Providence Group isbuilding the home to be given away! You can give to this incredible, worthy cause, and you’ll have the chance to win a gorgeous dream home in our Millcroft neighborhood. Read more about how to contribute, and how you can enter,here on our giveaway page.