5 places your kid can volunteer this Thanksgiving in Atlanta

Sunday, 12 November 2017, 05:22:42 AM. Children, high school students and families can volunteer in Atlanta on Thanksgiving at a food drive, a soup kitchen, or an animal shelter.
Along with the favorite family recipes, Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to pass the tradition of volunteering to your children. While lots of the churches and shelters already have full volunteer rosters to serve Thanksgiving meals, there is a bounty of opportunities to contribute in the days leading up to Thanksgiving and on the leisure days that follow it. RELATED: The ultimate guide to a budget-friendly Thanksgiving dinner And there is no need to restrict yourselves to giving the less fortunate a chance to gobble some turkey and cranberries if other opportunities would suit your child better. Many Atlanta organizations give kids and teens the chance to lend a helping hand over the holiday weekend. With any luck, the holiday exposure will also lead your child to contribute on an ongoing basis. Here are five leads on great places your child can volunteer this Thanksgiving in the metro Atlanta area: Thanksgiving Food Drive sorting and distributing for Children's Restoration Network 10 a.m. until completion Nov. 17, 18 and 19  Event held at Roswell Shopping Center, 11060 Alpharetta Hwy. Roswell All ages with parents For materials to help support your food drive or for more information about volunteering, contact Cliff Kinsey at cliff.kinsey@childrn.org 770-649-7117 There are two ways to assist the CRN's food drive. The nonprofit agency serves homeless children and mothers in Atlanta and throws a big food drive to assist with holiday provisions and provide a delicious holiday...Read more
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