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Secret Santas Wanted

Secret Santas Wanted

The Children's Center for Hope & Healing is looking for secret Santas. This wonderful non-profit organization  is dedicated to breaking the cycle of child sexual abuse and preventing the victimization of children.


If you, your office, your Sunday School Class, or your family would like to provide Christmas for one of our

children or one of our families, please call us for a wish list.  Every week, we see children whose shoes are

too small for their feet, whose legs have outgrown their Levi’s, or who greedily devour our snack supply

because they don’t have enough to eat at home.  

 

These families need our help providing clothing—winter jackets, blue jeans, sweaters, and pajamas as well as

Atlanta Metro Kids Give A ‘High-Five’ for ‘Happy Feet’

Atlanta Metro Kids Give A ‘High-Five’ for ‘Happy Feet’

This weekend, Atlanta Metro Youth enjoyed a recent suprise visit from Mumble The Penguin and Erik The Penguin of the Academy Award-winning animated smash hit “Happy Feet" for the "Happy Feet Two” sequel. Though these two legged friends typically prefer atmopheres of 'less-than-zero' temperatures, metro Atlanta parents, faculty, community supporters and kids warmed teperatures with their warm hearts. The weekend kicked off with laughter, photos and dancing with children from the Carver Boys & Girls Club, transitioned into the giving spirit with a surprise Thanksgiving Day Luncheon for special needs children of the North Metro GNETS Program, then ended with high stepping, movie screening and excitement at the Gallery at South DeKalb Mall's Annual Holiday Santa’s Arrival Parade.

Warner Bros. "Happy Feet Two" is out now.

*photos courtesy of Yaminah Ahmad*

Dec. 15, Get Connected - Winter Wonderland, Presents: "FREEZE FRAME"!

Dec. 15, Get Connected - Winter Wonderland, Presents: "FREEZE FRAME"!

Don't miss  Freeze Frame, your chance to get connected with awesome networking, check out engaging locally produced short films, enjoy free food and music, take advantage of the niche vendor tables targeted to the industry, and don't miss the the chance to pitch your project to an LA production company, so mix & mingle with like minded entertainment cast & crew and capture your moment!

Look out for BAD SANTA and be ready to have your picture FROZEN in time with our amazing group of event photographers and videographers! FREEZE FRAME will be held at The Foundry @ Puritan Mill, 916 Joseph E.

Flash Mob Style “Random Act of Kindness” Friday, November 18, 2011

Flash Mob Style “Random Act of Kindness” Friday, November 18, 2011

On Friday, November 18, 2011 Just Gotta Give Organization will host a Flash Mob Style “Random Act of Kindness” where community partners will show up serving lunch and love to deserving citizens.

On this day citizens of Atlanta and beyond are being invited to “pay it forward” by participating in this phenomenal act of kindness.

Dekalb County celebrating America Recycles Day with "Shred and Tread"

Dekalb County celebrating America Recycles Day with "Shred and Tread"

Dekalb County -  – DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Burrell Ellis announces that Keep DeKalb Beautiful (KDB) will host a “Shred & Tread” recycling event on Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to emphasize recycling and eco-friendly activities on nationally recognized America Recycles Day (ARD). ARD is a day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products.  The event, where citizens can shred sensitive documents or dispose of passenger tires, will be held at the DeKalb County Sanitation Division – Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive in Decatur.

DeKalb citizens are invited to bring their sensitive documents for free on-site shredding provided by Shred-it. Shred-it has specialized in document destruction for more than 20 years and values the security of confidential information. 

LOCAL PROFILE: A Charitable Thanksgiving

ATLANTA -- This week, the Where U Live team spoke with representatives from the Salvation Army and Hands On Atlanta about ways Atlantans can be charitable, this holiday, if they want to dedicate their holiday to others in need.

BEST SPOTS: Thanksgiving Alternatives

BEST SPOTS: Thanksgiving Alternatives

ATLANTA, Ga. – Thanksgiving is traditionally a holiday reserved for fellowship with family and friends. Most of us enjoy a huge meal, fight through the subsequent stomachache, hang with your favorite cousins and watch football, however, everyone doesnt enjoy turkey day in the same fashion. Some families have unique traditions that may not be consistent with, what we would call an average Thanksgiving. So, if you’re looking to change-up your routine, check out some of the ideas the “Where U Live” team put together.