Have you met G.G. the Good2Give Elf yet? This holiday season she’s visiting places where good things happen and making a list (and helping Santa check it twice, of course!) of ways to give to our nonprofits. Check out her recommendations and see how you can give this year!
• Did you know you can purchase the art made by the Annandale Villagers?
• Did you know: Aurora Theatre offers 3 different productions during the Holiday Season? New this season is This Wonderful Life.
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Wish list: choa.org/donors-and-volunteers/ways-to-give/in-kind-and-wishlist-gifts
• Did you know: Eagle Ranch operates a school on campus and it is SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) accredited?
Gwinnett Coalition for Health & Human Services
The Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services reached out to local nonprofits this month, and many have provided their wish lists for those residents, companies, and others who want to include them in their gift giving plans.
Community list: Nonprofit-Holiday-Wish-List
Gwinnett County Public Library System
Give $$: gwinnettpl.org/foundation/donate-now
• Did you know that GCPL has “Learning Labs”? Currently they are located in the branches at Centerville, Five Forks, Hamilton Mill, and Lilburn. From Audio/Video equipment to 3D printers to Sewing Machines they really have something for all library card holders to turn their creative visions into reality. https://www.gwinnettpl.org/learninglabs/#tab-id-1
Habitat for Humanity Gwinnett
Give $$: habitatgwinnett.org/giving
• Did you know: Habitat doesn’t just build houses? They also have a program called “a brush with kindness”. This program is an exterior home preservation program that offers painting, landscaping and minor repair services to eligible homeowners so they can continue to live in safe, decent homes for years to come. Projects include painting, landscaping, weatherization and minor repair services. habitatgwinnett.org/a-brush-with-kindness
• Did you know: Home of Hope has a community garden? The children living at Home of Hope are often found helping in the garden. They even use some of the food in the garden for preparing meals for residents.
Give $$: hope.networkforgood.com/projects/23330-hope-general-donation
Tangible items that are always needed at Hope Clinic are:
paper towels, toilet paper, hand sanitizer, hand soap, ball point pens, paper clips and copy paper.
Disinfectant spray cleaners and Lysol air spray are also needed.
Three ways you can help:
- Join the Alumni Association or renew your membership. When you became an alum, you joined an exclusive group of our community’s most valued and trusted leaders.
- Donate to their Scholarship Fund. Your donation makes it possible for leaders from under-resourced communities to participate in this invaluable nine-month experience.
Select “Scholarship Fund” at the end of the form.
- Purchase supplies from their Amazon Wishlist. They have items listed that match any budget.
Wish list: click here
1. Individually wrapped snacks: Our kids especially love mandarin orange cups, individual bags of chips, fruit snacks
2. Gift cards to Sonic, Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, Zaxbys, and local sit down restaurants. We use these for small group events with our middle and high school students. We are amazed at how Sonic opens up fabulous conversations : )!
3. White card stock
4. Board games, blocks, building tiles
5. Big Wish: Espson Eco-Tank Printers. These printers help us tremendously because the ink is cheap and we do a lot of printing. We need 4 of these to finish out all of our site. The cost is $299.00.
• Did you know: Path Project is now offering programs in 5 different mobile home communities, one of which is in Tennessee?