Sometimes, before an unthinkable tragedy, there are signs. Knowing how to notice warning signs and learning what to do once you notice them, can save a life. This is part of the mission of Sandy Hook Promise, a non-profit started by parents of Sandy Hook victims. Part of their mission is teaching kids what warning signs to watch for in their peers and how to react to the signs they see.
More than 20 women, undergoing chemo in Georgia are about to receive the gift of a clean home, completely free of charge. A local business challenged the community to step up, when his business was too understaffed to keep the programs going at pre-pandemic levels.
Animals shelter employees say rent increases could be contributing to overcrowding at their shelters; Right now, in Fulton County the shelter is packed, up to five dogs can be in one run at a time. Employees say they are in crisis mode and need the community to step in.
Some Atlanta homeowners are pushing the hashtag, #NoMowMay. The idea is to allow yards to grow out and attract pollinators. Local beekeeper associations tell CBS46 there are plants and flowers families can add to their yard to support pollinators while also complying to city ordinances.
A Georgia foster family recently took on two children with serious medical issues with a local nonprofit’s support. Atlanta Angels support dozens of local foster families. They tell CBS46 that May is National Foster Care Month and they are hoping to rally support around kids and families who need it.
Sky high rent prices and long commutes. It is something we have all come to expect living in Atlanta, but as families travel father and farther away from the city to save on rent, that longer commute is putting the education of some students at risk.
Many of us have paid a visit to an urgent care facility at one point or another, and many were packed at the height of the pandemic. Now, the same kind of care is available, specifically tailored to people fighting cancer.
By some estimates, more than half of Ukraine’s 7.5 million children have been displaced by Russia’s invasion. Now, a Fulton County daycare is raising thousands of dollars to make sure they won’t miss out on their education or necessities.