Festival of Trees
November 11 - December 26, 2022
On Display at Town Center at Cobb (Belk Wing) November 11 - December 26, 2022
Advocates for Children
“Over the Rainbow”
Advocates for Children provides services to children and families who have been the victims of abuse and neglect through programs aimed at reducing the incidence of child abuse and keeping families together. Advocates serves 11 Northwest Georgia counties offering safety, comfort and hope to over 14,000 children, youth, and adults every year.
“The Memory Tree” Honoring the cherished memories and stories of our elders
A.G. Rhodes is one of Atlanta’s oldest nonprofits and has set the standard for serving an aging community since 1904. Our three locations in Cobb, DeKalb and Fulton counties provides services in long-term care, short-term recovery and therapy & rehabilitation services and takes a holistic approach to caring for residents’ physical, social, mental and health needs.
Canine CellMates strives to provide a better life for both the inmates in the Fulton County Jail and rescued shelter dogs from FCAS. During an intensive ten week course consisting of education, training and overall care for the dogs, we hope to positively change both the dogs and the inmates. During the course, inmate handlers train and bond with their assigned dog. Our goal is for the dogs to graduate into a wonderful, forever home.
Dr. Seuss - “The more that you read, the more things you will know..."
Cobb Collaborative educates, engages, and empowers local people and organizations to improve outcomes for children and families in Cobb County. We partner with a range of organizations and causes, but we focus on initiative areas of Mental Health, Literacy and Civic Engagement to make the largest impact on our community.
Down 7 Up 8
Down 7 Up 8 Incorporated has provided short to medium-term housing for over 225 children during the last 9 years, including 6 separate sets of siblings for 2 or more years. Our mission is to design, curate, and execute enrichment/outreach programs and community involvements to enhance the lives of fostered, adopted, and children in need.
Ferst Readers of Cobb County
"But Ferst, give the gift of literacy"
Ferst Readers' mission is "strengthening communities by providing quality books and literacy resources for children and their families to use at home during the earliest stages of development." Our vision is "to create better learners, brighter futures, and stronger communities by giving every child under five access to quality books in their homes."
Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta
"Girls in STEM"
We focus on the development of the whole girl through the combination of long-lasting mentoring relationships, a pro-girl environment, and research-based programming. We equip girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers, as they grow up to be healthy, educated, and independent. We also advocate for legislation and policies to increase opportunities and rights for all girls!
JustServe.org is a service where the volunteer needs of organizations may be posted and volunteers may search for places to serve in the community, providing opportunities to help those in need and enhance the quality of life in the community. The opportuntiies are found on our website: www.justserve.org
Life House Atlanta
"Life House Atlanta: A Home Away from Home"
When a child is experiencing a life-limiting illness, the demands on their family structure can be overwhelming. Life House Atlanta will be the first home of its kind in Georgia to fill a critical gap in resources, offering a special home-away-from-home for medically fragile children so that their families can rest and recharge.
McKenna Farms Therapy Services
We provide therapy services to boys and girls ages birth-21 with special needs from throughout Northwest Georgia and metro Atlanta. The children we serve have a variety of diagnoses and delays in development including, Autism, Sensory Integration Dysfunction, Developmental Delay, genetic/chromosomal disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Down Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Scoliosis, and other disorders.
The Center for Children & Young Adults (CCYA)
"A Season for Giving: The Best is Yet to Come"
Located in Cobb County, The Center for Children and Young Adults (CCYA) has served over 7900 Georgia children in the last 39 years. Serving adolescent youth, CCYA provides safe and suitable housing, youth development activities and comprehensive supportive housing services for at-risk homeless youth who have been abandoned, abused, neglected and/or sexually exploited.
The Dave Krache Foundation
"Every Season is Sports Season"
The Dave Krache Foundation was founded in 2012 to help local kids play in their community league sports in and around metro Atlanta – even if his or her family is not in a financial position to afford the application or park fee. We focus on boys and girls playing softball, baseball, football, basketball, and more and rely on support from small businesses and individual donors.
The Encouragement Project
The Encouragement Project strives to encourage and support those who are needy and alone with gifts of time, service and provision. Through service projects they have created, The Encouragement Project provides connections for individuals to be involved in the community.
United Military Care Inc
"No Place Like Home"
Our mission is to ensure Veterans of all ages, branches, and lifestyles receive the care and support necessary to live their best life! We provide the tools and resources to empower our veterans to live a safe, healthy, productive life through one-on-one relationships backed by a dedicated team of professionals. No Veteran should be hungry, homeless, or forgotten.
Youth Empowerment through Learning, Leading, and Serving, Inc. (YELLS)
"Once Upon a Time on Franklin Gateway"
YELLS empowers youth to rise as active, healthy, and productive servant-leaders within their communities. Our innovative programs combine mentorship, leadership development, academic achievement, community involvement, and service learning. By providing youth with marketable skills, support, and opportunities, we inspire them to invest in themselves, in their educations, and in their communities.