Please find below places and opportunities for service projects.
Hands On Atlanta has a database of additional volunteer opportunities you can search by age, distance, and type of service – Click to visit Hands on Atlanta website

PARISH-AFFLIATED SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
Make Christmas ornaments with AGAPE (Special Needs Young Adults) Ministry – Email Julie Siler for more details
Serving meals on Thursday and Sunday nights at the Gift of Grace House – Email Jen Gossett for more details – Click to Sign Up
Donate clothing and food to the House the Unhoused DeKalb warming center – Email Leigh Holbrook for more details – Click to see donation flyer
Serving meals at Hagar House – Email Lauren Hoade for more details – Click to Sign Up
Volunteer in the Parish Nursery during the 9am Sunday Mass – Email Mary Ann Brock for more details or Click to sign up to volunteer


FEED THE HUNGRY
Volunteer at the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ages 8+) – Click for details
Donate food to the Decatur-area Emergency Assistance Ministry – Click for details
Make sandwiches or snack bags for the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception’s sandwich ministry – Click for details
Serve a meal at St. Francis Table (ages 13+ and COVID vaccine) – Click for details
Prepare and/or deliver food with Open Hand Atlanta (ages 16+) – Click for details
Help on Concrete Jungle’s farm or with farmer’s market donation pick-ups – Click for details
Help feed the homeless with 7 Bridges to Recovery – Click for details


GIVE ALMS TO THE POOR
Pack a Christmas shoebox for Operation Christmas Child (or volunteer in their warehouse for ages 13+) – Click for details
Choose a tag from the giving tree and give a Christmas present. The trees will be in the narthex beginning the weekend of November 19-20.
Collect bikes for donation and/or help refurbish old bikes for kids – Click for details


CARE FOR THE SICK
Participate in a fundraiser race like the Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run on 12/10 – Click for details
Donate blood (ages 17+) – Click for details
Donate plasma (ages 18+) – Click for details
Visit a sick relative or neighbor
Children’s Hospital’s Young Friends program (ages 5-14) – Click for details


BURY THE DEAD
Visit a cemetery and say prayers for those buried there, or volunteer to help care for the grounds – Click for details


HELP OUR NEIGHBORS
Rake leaves or do other yard work for a busy or elderly neighbor (have a conversation with them first about what help they would like, if any!)
Volunteer to help or cheer on runners during the Resolution Run 5K on December 31 and January 2 – Sign Up to Volunteer


TEACH THE YOUNG
Volunteer to tutor, help with homework, or read with a younger child through a school or library
Volunteer with an art, music, or sports program


RESPECT WORKERS
Leave out water and snacks for delivery drivers
Write cards and give gifts to workers (check company rules first)
Participate in Operation Gratitude for first responders and soldiers – Click for details


CARE FOR CREATION
Plant a tree – Click for details
Volunteer with Trees Atlanta – Click for details
Volunteer with Adopt-a-Stream or Rivers Alive through DeKalb County – Click for details
Volunteer for a park clean-up – Click for details