COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Help Out

  • Milledge Avenue Baptist Church

    Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

    Volunteers are needed to help provide and deliver sack lunches and educational enrichment activities to children ages 3–18 who are eligible for free or reduced priced lunch. Through Aug. 8. 478-494-7717, dhooks@actionministiries.net, www.actionministries.net

  • HandsOn Northeast Georgia

    (Athens, GA) HandsOn NEGA is a project of Community Connection of Northeast Georgia that assists volunteers in finding flexible service opportunities at various organizations. Over 130 local agencies seek help with ongoing projects and special short-term events. Visit the website for a calendar and to register. www.handsonnortheastgeorgia.com

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Lickskillet Artist Market & Festival

    Volunteers are needed for assistance with set-up and clean up of Lickskillet Artist Market & Festival on Oct. 25. Email or visit website to register. allisonlewis@att.net, handsonnortheastgeorgia.com 

  • Oconee County Library

    Fall Book Sale

    Oconee County Library is now accepting books, CDs and DVDs for a Fall Book Sale. Not accepting magazines, textbooks or encyclopedias. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the library. 706-769-3950

  • Litter Index Survey

    The Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful Litter Index is a simple survey for citizens to provide input on the litter they see in their community. Print a copy of the suvey from the website. Surveys accepted until July 31. www.keepathensbeautiful.org

  • School Supplies Needed

    Over 300 book bags filled with school supplies are needed for students who are homeless, disabled, living in domestic violence houses or living in impoverish conditions. Seeking notebook paper, pencils, glue sticks, scissors, spiral notebooks, binders, calculators, etc. The deadline for donations is July 30. 706-424-5222, sbg2_virtuosity@ymail.com

  • Action Ministries

    GED Tutors Needed

    (465 N. Lumpkin St.) Volunteers are needed to help tutor adult students in reading, math, science and social studies. Must be very encouraging and committed. 706-201-5118, ssmothers@actionministries.net, www.actionministries.net

  • Yard Sale for Project Safe

    (Forest Heights) Taking donations for a yard sale benefiting Project Safe and supporting Eddie Glikin in his bid for People's Choice contestant in the next Dancing with the Athens Stars. Any leftovers will be taken to the Project Safe thrift store. Call or text to drop off. Aug. 2, 8 a.m.–12 p.m. 706-540-6249, lisaanger@gmail.com