Volunteer Opportunities in Forsyth County
We’re getting lots of questions about finding local volunteer opportunities in Forsyth County and throughout Cumming. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s a great reminder to help our community (now & throughout the year). We started updating our list and then turned to Facebook for some help too. Below, we’ve linked to volunteer pages of some recommended organizations. This is just meant to serve as a starting point – definitely click on the links &/or call the organizations that you might have a passion for and see how you can get involved!
Here are some organizations to check out:
- Abba House
- Act Together Ministries
- Age Well Forsyth
- Cumming Ministries & Thrift Store
- Family Haven
- Feed the Hungry Forsyth
- Food for Thought Project
- Forsyth County Senior Services
- Humane Society of Forsyth County
- Jesse’s House
- Meals by Grace (noted: School aged children are welcome to come with parents as long as they are healthy. Dress is casual, but appropriate.)
- Mentor Me North Georgia
- Next Generation Focus
Date Specific Events:
(We know this list will grow as the holidays get closer – we’ll continue to add to it as events are submitted.
- Now through January 31, 2015 - Be Rich
- November 15th – Loving Generously / Day of Service at the Cumming Fairgrounds
- November 15th – Rise & Drive Community Collection & Festival – Donate, Volunteer & Have Fun!
- November 24th, 25th & Thanksgiving Day – Tryptophan Half Marathon benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta with Totally Running. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- Now through December 1st – Holiday Gift Angels for Senior Citizens
- Now through December 31st – Hot Holiday Meals for Senior Citizens
- Now through December – Aerial’s House Toy Collection