We are happy to announce that we will resume our Beltline Beautification project in June. We will be practicing safe protocols such as:- Pebble Tossers Staff will be wearing masks- Hand Sanitizer and wipes will be provided- Volunteers must bring their own mask, work gloves and water bottle- We will practice working at a safe distanceWhat we will be doing: On the third Saturday of each month, we work on our section of the BeltLine. Volunteers will beautify and protect our section, which may include: planting, removal of trash and debris, cleaning signs and fixtures, spreading mulch, and taking note of any damage or vandalism. We may also be doing special projects and/or removing invasive plants. This project is perfect for any age including families and groups.More Details on the BeltLine:Pebble Tossers has partnered with the Atlanta BeltLine and Park Pride to adopt a section of the BeltLine. The Atlanta BeltLine is a sustainable redevelopment project that includes 33 miles of multi-use trail, and 2,000 acres of parks. It is one of the largest, most wide-ranging urban development programs in the United States. Park Pride is a nonprofit organization working with communities all over Atlanta to improve their parks.
Contact Person: Lisa Gill
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This hands-on project is perfect for animal advocates. Pebble Tossers, W-Underdogs, and The Act Bigger Foundation are partnering together to build dog houses in order to "break the chains".While rescuing discarded dogs, W-Underdogs is a nonprofit that teaches kids to develop their own voice and become local ambassadors with dreams of global solutions for the animals and the citizens of our world. The W-Underdogs' goal is to address the challenges that disadvantaged at-risk youth face and provide them with the skills and sense of accomplishment to help them overcome the challenges in their lives. They believe that the W-Underdogs program will energize the families, kids and in turn, contribute to a better community both short and long term. We will be practicing safe protocols such as:- We want to encourage families to volunteer together- Pebble Tossers Staff will be wearing masks- Hand Sanitizer and wipes will be provided- Volunteers must bring their own mask and water bottle- We will practice working at a safe distanceWhat we will be doing:Volunteers will be painting, assembling and building dog houses out of recycled materials that will be distributed to underserved families with dogs in the community. Helping keep dogs safe with dog houses is a step toward education against animal cruelty. The minimum age limit is 8 yrs old. Volunteers under the age of 16 must have an adult with them.
Foster Care Support Foundation (FCSF) serves a vital and growing need throughout Georgia by providing free clothing, infant equipment and developmental toys to thousands of children in foster and relative care. Foster Care Support has been in operation for 18 years and has served over 50,000 children with free clothing, toys, school supplies and safe infant care items throughout every county in GA.Volunteers will be participating in a variety of tasks at the distribution center including sorting clothes, restocking shelves, washing toys, putting together or taking apart equipment, sorting toys and making sure all pieces are there, and other tasks as needed. Please wear closed-toe shoes and appropriate clothes to work in. Participants may extend their shift. Check-in with the volunteer coordinator at the front desk upon arrival.COVID-19 UPDATES: Volunteers need to wear a mask upon entering, use the hand sanitizer by the computer before signing in. Gloves are not allowed since we don't know where they have been. There is a handwashing station on the sink in the sorting room. The minimum age for this project is 12. If you are 16+ you may volunteer without a parent if a parent/guardian signs the waiver form. All volunteers must sign and bring the volunteer waiver with them if this is your first time volunteering with the FCSF.NOTE: For required community service hours, FCSF only honors traffic violations with proof of the violation.
On Saturday, May 30th, Pebble Tossers presents our 5th Ripple Run 5K & Nonprofit Expo. As we all pivot during the COVID-19 crisis, we have moved the Nonprofit Expo and Ripple Run to a virtual setting. The Nonprofit Expo is a motivational, and FUN Virtual Service Event where children and families learn how to become active participants in our community. Through engaging at-home hands-on activities, kids are given exposure to new organizations so they can make a difference in our community. The Nonprofit Expo will be a Facebook Live event featuring 5 local nonprofits providing an overview of their organizations and at-home service projects ideas or educational activity related to their missions. Each nonprofit will provide an overview of their organization, highlight things they have been doing during the pandemic to maintain services to their clients and customers and then they will demonstrate a hands-on project that volunteers can do from home and then bring to the nonprofit organization or provide an educational activity. Our Nonprofit Partners for the Expo include:1:15 pm - Love Not Lost1:35 pm - Covenant House Georgia1:55 pm - Two Thumbs Up2:15 pm - Helping Mamas 2:30 pm - LifeLine Animal ProjectVolunteers can join us live via our Facebook Page.By registering via the Pebble Tossers Volunteer Management System - you are only registering to participate in the Nonprofit Expo NOT in the Ripple Run. Registration isn't required to participate in the Nonprofit Expo, but if you are a Pebble Tossers Member it is highly encouraged so you can record your hours.