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.
As part of National Nutrition Month, the Atlanta Hawks and State Farm hosted an event empowering youth to become Jr. Chefs at William Walker Recreation Center on March 24, according to their press release.
The fundraiser sells gently used items donated by the community. Attendees can expect to find art, antiques, clothing for children, men and women, stuff for the kitchen and home, garden items and more. It is happening at the Perimeter Pointe on Mount Vernon Highway and goes until 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.