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11Alive Can-a-thon Food Drive - Volunteer at the live event

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The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Area Command

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 2 people are interested
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Volunteers needed: Drive up and drop off donations Friday, December 4th
Sign up: http://canathon.salvationarmyatlanta.volunteerhub.com/

What is Can-A-Thon?

Can-a-Thon is a canned food collection drive and partnership between Publix, 11Alive, and The Salvation Army.

When is Can-A-Thon?

The 2020 11Alive Holiday Can-A-Thon will be an 8 week-long virtual event culminating with one day of contact-less, COVID19 Safe drop-off opportunities for the community at eight of The Salvation Army (TSA) locations throughout the Atlanta market.

3 Shifts

  • Fri Dec 04, 2020 - morning / 08:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Fri Dec 04, 2020 - 11:30 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Fri Dec 04, 2020 - afternoon / 02:00 PM to 04:45 PM
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Area Command

Location:

1000 Center Place, Norcross, GA 30093, US

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Description

The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Area has 135 years of significant and long-term experience in understanding the barriers that prevent economically-disadvantaged populations from meeting their basic needs.

Many of the people we serve are on fixed incomes, earning minimum wage, supporting multiple family members on a single wage or simply not working at all. In particular, our nine Financial Emergency Service officers, Red Shield Services Emergency and Transitional Housing Shelter, three Boys and Girls Clubs and Residential Camping program serve people primarily living in poverty. The Salvation Army operates a wide range of programs throughout the Metro area, doing the most good everyday.

Since its beginning, volunteers have stood shoulder-to-shoulder with The Salvation Army to provide help. In fact, the name "The Salvation Army" came about in 1878 when William Booth adapted it from a phrase he read that described the organization as a "volunteer army." Often referred to as "the army behind The Army," volunteers play a crucial role in The Salvation Army's ability to provide quality social services to the local community.

Community
Faith-Based
Hunger

WHEN

Fri Dec 04, 2020
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM   This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

The Salvation Army Peachcrest Corps3500 Sherrydale LaneDecatur, GA 30032

(33.74632,-84.24657)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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