Half Year Community Service Report

Sat, July 20, 2019 7:38 PM | Anonymous

We have had such an amazing first part of the year. We will be posting everything that happened at the anniversary party  as soon as we get final numbers in so stay tuned. Get the band together because we have been doing great things this year. Thank you everyone for everything big and small that you have helped with this year. Let's continue the fun and watch for new events being added to the web site. 

Open Hand Atlanta – Meal Packaging

February 24, 2019

Open Hand was founded in 1988 by Michael Edwards-Pruitt, who rounded up his neighbors to help cook and deliver meals to 14 friends dying from AIDS who were too sick to cook for themselves. They expanded their mission to include those with non-HIV related critical illnesses, the disabled, and the homebound elderly in 2000. Open Hand prepares, packs and delivers nearly 5,000 meals on a daily basis. They are one of the largest community-based providers of home-delivered meals and nutrition services in the United States.

Members: 14

Volunteer Hours: 56

Activity: Packed almost 1,000 meals 

Name of Charity:  Open Hand Atlanta

National Address: 181 Armour Drive, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30324

Phone Number:   404-872-8089

Website: https://openhandatlanta.org/

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper – Sweep The Hooch

April 6, 2019

Sweep the Hooch is an annual day of service to the Chattahoochee River watershed mobilizing volunteers on foot, in waders, or kayak/canoe paddlers to remove trash at locations throughout the watershed. Sweep the Hooch brings people together to give back to the mighty river that gives us so much.  Over 8 years this event has removed more than 57 TONS of trash with the assistance of more than 3,500 volunteers.

Members: 10

Volunteer Hours: 50

Funds Raised: N/A

Name of Charity:  Chattahoochee Riverkeeper 

National Address: 916 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. NW Atlanta, GA 30318

Phone Number:   404-352-9828

Website: https://chattahoochee.org/

Atlanta Community Food Bank -- Atlanta Parrot Head Club Pre-Concert Tailgate Party

April 25, 2019

Every year, The Atlanta Community Food Bank works with more than 600 nonprofit partners—including food pantries, community kitchens, childcare centers, night shelters and senior centers—to distribute over 60 million meals to more than 755,000 people in 29 counties across metro Atlanta and north Georgia. They are a member of Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity.  

Members: 52

Volunteer Hours: 88

Funds Raised: $250

Donations: 327 lbs. of food

Name of Charity:  Atlanta Community Food Bank

National Address: 732 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd., NW Atlanta, GA 30318

Phone Number:   404-892-9822


Paint Georgia Pink – The Man Olympics

April 27, 2019

The Man Olympics is a grown-up field day held annually. This year it benefitted the Gwinnett Medical Center's Breast Health Center.  Participants competed in events such as Football Toss, Putt-Putt, Horse Shoes, Ladder Ball, Basketball Free Throws and Corn Hole! In past years there have been additional events including a Man vs Food Wing-Eating Contest and a Spirit Wear Competition because "Real Men Wear Pink"! The Atlanta Parrot Head Club partners with community volunteers to make this event happen.

Members: 2

Volunteer Hours: 15

Funds Raised: $10,000

Name of Charity:  Paint Georgia Pink

National Address: 2372 High Forest Court Suite B Duluth, GA  30096

Phone Number:   404-352-9828

Website: https://www.paintgeorgiapink.org/home.html

Email: webmaster@atlantaparrotheadclub.org

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