Community Bucket is a social volunteering organization founded here in Atlanta in 2012. Community Bucket creates unique experiences for young professionals in the city to create friendships, connect with like-minded peers, and serve the community in a distinctly social setting. Here are a few highlights, sent to Midtown Patch, of the impact in year 1:
• 23 events hosted • 800 volunteer spots created • 2050 service hours recorded • 450 participants (and counting) • 30% repeat attendance rate • <10% no-show rate to projects • 13 nonprofit partners
According to a press release, "Community Bucket has connected volunteers ages 21-35 with some of the most impactful nonprofits in Georgia , including Trees Atlanta, PAWS Atlanta, Concrete Jungle, Med Share, House Proud, Open Hand and others."
Community Bucket’s focus on ‘Service Made Social’ differentiates the organization, with their post-service gatherings at exciting venues around the city. The events are designed for the active, socially conscious young professional who is looking not only to give back, but also to find a new outlet for socializing and networking with new people.
Jesse Grossman co-founded Community Bucket in 2012 as a way to transform how the millennial generation volunteers and interacts. Prior to launching this social enterprise venture, Grossman worked for three years as a brand and innovation strategist for Prophet Consulting (formerly (r)evolution). He is an Emory University graduate with a BBA from Goizueta Business School.