An Atlanta single mom and veteran is closing on her first home, thanks to the help of her employers! The program helps employees who have been with the company at least two years, pay the down payment on their homes.
Hundreds of families lined up to get free fresh food Friday in South Atlanta. Many of the community members who showed up to the Fulton County Oak Hill Child Adolescent & Family Center told CBS46 without this event they wouldn’t have enough food for the week because of how hard times are right now with inflation costs.
The Atlanta-based Coca-Cola company has partnered with a Charlotte-based organization for a youth apprenticeship STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) program that teaches youth how to code and build video games.
The City of Atlanta teamed up with councilman Michael Julian Bond, non-profit organization Second Helpings Atlanta and meal distribution company Hello Fresh to host a food giveaway for those in need at a local church Wednesday.
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.
American Medical Response (AMR) Capt. Kyle Brule, who works in Stone Mountain, is being recognized for heroic off-duty actions in April 2021 that saved the life of a woman trapped in a burning van, according to a press release.
Teens volunteering with the Greater Metropolitan Atlanta Chapter (GMAC) of Jack and Jill recently partnered with A.G. Rhodes nursing home provider and Second Wind Dreams to hold a fashion show for several nursing home residents at A.G. Rhodes Atlanta near Grant Park.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness will host their Atlanta VisionWalk on April 24 at Blackburn Park in Brookhaven. This family-friendly event is an opportunity for VisionWalk supporters in the Atlanta area to come together to raise awareness and funds for the Foundation’s mission.
Fulton County Arts & Culture in partnership with MARTA Artbound, Arts and Entertainment Atlanta and Microsoft is celebrating the launch of the new Public Art Futures Lab on April 21 from noon to 2:30 p.m. at Underground Atlanta, according to a press release.
Earlier this week, former Atlanta Hawks player and 1986 slam dunk contest winner Spud Webb served as a celebrity driver for Tire Discounters’ Skips the Shop program that picks up a customer’s car, services it and returns the vehicle to their home or work.