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Christmas Cards for The Atlanta Mission

Spread Christmas Cheer from Home! Send Christmas Cards to the clients of Atlanta Mission. Purchase or create your own cards and deliver by December 8th.

What volunteers will do:

- Send 10 Christmas Cards to be shared with the clients of Atlanta Mission.

- Christmas Cards can be purchased or handmade. Be creative and have fun!

- Christmas cards should not be addressed, sealed, contain food, or glitter.

You can mail or drop off your Christmas Cards. They must arrive by December 8, 2020. Instructions will be provided in your confirmation email.


Notes from The Atlanta Mission: This opportunity is not available for the completion of court-ordered community service.

This opportunity is currently a hands-free delivery opportunity as we continue to safely navigate Covid-19 limitations. Atlanta Mission Staff will safely distribute the cards to clients of Atlanta Mission throughout the holiday season.


Contact Person: Lisa Gill

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Decorate a Christmas Ornament

Share your creativity and love for holiday décor by decorating and providing an ornament to be hung on a tree on one of Atlanta Mission's three campuses. Must be delivered by December 9th.

Our mission is to transform, through Christ, the lives of those facing homelessness and addiction by fostering a community united in ending homelessness, one person at a time.

Please note: This is an activity to be completed from the comfort of your own home prior to December 9th and does not allow for an on-campus visit due to COVID restrictions.

Responsibilities:
Provide a decorated ornament to be hung on a tree at one of their campuses!

Drop off/Deliver by December 9, 2020 to: Atlanta Mission Administrative Office

Notes: This opportunity is not available for completion of court-ordered community service.


Contact Person: Lisa Gill

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Forest and Trail Maintenance

The Big Trees Forest Preserve is a beautiful, unique 30-acre Fulton County Tree, Plant and Wildlife Sanctuary. Pebble Tossers partners with the Big Trees Forest Preserve to provide volunteers on the second Saturday of each month to help preserve the forest.

What Volunteers Will Be Doing: Removing and rebuilding the split-rail fence, spreading mulch and maintaining the trails. This is a great family service project and is open to all ages.

This is an Open Project: if you are not a Pebble tossers member and would like to participate click here to register.

COVID-19 GUIDELINES:
- Pebble Tossers staff will wear masks
- We will be working at a safe distance
- All tools will be cleaned prior to use
- Volunteers will provide their own work gloves and masks
- Volunteers should bring their own water bottles


Contact Person: Lisa Gill

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Meal Delivery

Open Hand Atlanta needs drivers to deliver meals. All volunteers, both drivers and passengers, MUST click here to Register on the Open Hand Registration Site. Different shifts are offered. Volunteer needs are constantly changing, so we are unable to list every shift on the Pebble Tossers calendar. Volunteers can register for any open date and shift on the Open Hand registration site.

Non-Pebble Tossers Members: Open Project: If you are not a Pebble Tossers member and would like to volunteer with Open Hand Atlanta, please click here to register directly with Open Hand.

What volunteer drivers will do:
Using your own vehicle and gas, you will be trained to deliver meals to Open Hand clients in the metro-Atlanta area. The average route is 2-3 hours in length. Passengers must also register with Open Hand. Please sign up for (9am for Shift 1, 10am for Shift 2, and 10:30am for Shift 3).

Requirements:



  • Protective Gear: Mask are required for anyone delivering meals to our clients.

  • Expectations: We are delivering 1-weeks'' worth of food to each client, so make sure you have room in your trunk and backseat for 5-10 large cardboard boxes.

  • New and return drivers must be 21 years old or older. Passengers can be of any age.

  • Must have valid license and vehicle liability insurance. Please ensure Open Hand has an up to date copy of your automobile insurance card.

  • Please bring a charged cell phone and a pen!


COVID UPDATE FROM OPEN HAND ATLANTA
From a safety perspective, we will continue to follow the guidelines put forth by the CDC for proper hygiene and sanitary practices as well as the other common-sense measures communicated previously, and have implemented additional precautions.

We are taking the following precautions in response to COVID-19.



  • We are limiting interaction with our clients.

  • Condensing client meal deliveries to a weeks' worth of meals one day a week.

  • We are leaving client meals on doorsteps instead of having the clients open their doors and be exposed.

  • When on Open Hand's Campus, we are working in small groups of people spread out around our building.

  • We are limiting volunteer orientations to online to follow the CDC evolving guidelines.

  • We are also not allowing anyone over 65 years old or at high risk for getting the virus to volunteer at this time to protect them from possible exposure.



Contact Person: Lisa Gill

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