Atlanta Community Food Bank 732 Joseph E Lowery Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA30318 The Atlanta Community Food Bank is inside of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Warehouse is West…More Atlanta. It was founded by Bill Bolling in 1979 and originally operated out of the basement of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Midtown. The food bank now provides food for more than 700 non-profit agencies. These agencies include food pantries, community kitchens, shelters, senior centers, and child care centers in Atlanta and other areas throughout North Georgia. It has an interactive website with helpful information about the various ways to donate and volunteer. Individuals and companies can make monetary donations online and walk-in food donations are accepted on-site during weekday hours. It also has volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups of up to 25 people. The Atlanta Community Food Bank sponsors and organizes events to raise money and awareness about hunger and nutrition. Information about the Hunger Walk/Run, Community Gardens, Kids in Need, and other annual community activities is posted on its website.
Center for Puppetry Arts 1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA30309 The Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown is the largest non-profit in the country that specializes in puppetry. The…More museum is open six days a week and CPA presents a variety of shows at different times throughout the month. The Center also features workshops, parties, field trips, a library and the opportunity for puppet enthusiasts to volunteer.