We want to see children thrive from cradle to career and grow into individuals who will invest in their communities and live healthy flourishing lives.  When we walk with children from the beginning to provide development support we not only impact not only their immediate needs, but we are also impacting them in a way that extends into their future.



Be a part of helping children reach their God-given potential and send them back to school with all they need to succeed!


  • July 14 - August 4: Backpack and School Supply Drive

    GRAB A YELLOW BAG in the lobbies after church and fill it up with the items from the school supply list. If you would rather let our bargain shoppers shop for you, donate $20 and we will shop for you. To donate click on the button at the top or bottom of the page.

     


DON’T HAVE TIME TO SHOP?

Stop by our School Store

Main Lobby,
Sundays, July 14 - 28
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

$25: 1 Backpack Filled with School Supplies

$25: 1 Personal Hygiene Kit

$25: 1 Pair of Athletic Shoes

$50: 1 Outfit to go Back To School

$100: Scholarship Donation Toward Clinic Items, Band, Orchestra, Sports


  • July 20: Perimeter Church Summer Serve & Learn Day

    School starts back August 5th, so bring your children, friends or neighbors and join us at Perimeter for our summer serve day and our ninth annual Back-To-School Backpack Packing Party. This year we will have projects onsite, offside and a variety of equipping classes offered throughout the morning. Help us get backpacks, school supplies and basic need items ready to distribute to our non–profit partners and school partners so that every child who needs a backpack this year will have one. For more information or to sign up go to  perimeter.org/summerserving. 

     


  • Giving Wall

    Don’t forget to stop by the Change A Child’s Story Giving Wall. Pick a tag to Give, Serve, or Pray for a school where you live. Tags will have basic needs for students and schools. Loving the schools in your neighborhood helps children reach their God-given potential and shows them the church cares!


Watch the full story of how school supplies help children reach their God-given potential

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  • All Pro Dad

    Provides a fun and meaningful opportunity for dads and elementary kids to connect over breakfast at school. The monthly All Pro Dad Breakfast (www.allprodad.com) makes our students feel special and valued.  For more details and information, contact Drue Warner at druew@perimeter.org.

  • Kids Hope USA

    Various schools around Gwinnett and Fulton County

    We believe that Kids Hope USA is the most effective and impactful mentoring program for churches to engage and invest in one-on-one relationships with students in our neighborhoods. Sign up to serve at one of these schools just one hour per week. For more information contact Marylouh@perimeter.org.

  • Beaver Ridge Elementary School - Book Club

    Norcross

    Join our six-week book club for the schools advanced readers at Beaver Ridge Elementary. Book club runs for six weeks each semester and meets during their 30 minutes’ lunch period. All supplies needed are provided. If you are interested in this opportunity contact  Sherry McLatcher for more information at sherrymclatcher@hotmail.com.

  • Summerour Middle School - Wyldlife Program

    Norcross
    Every other Thursday at 4:45 PM

    WyldLife, a YoungLife program for middle schoolers, meets after school twice a month at Summerour Middle in Norcross. Connect with a beautifully diverse group of kids by helping us with crazy games, awesome snacks, and sharing who Jesus is. Contact Laura Buchanan at gwinnettcentralyl@gmail.com.

  • Path Project – After School Programs

    Buford and Sugar Hill
    Monday – Thursday, 4:00 – 6:00 PM

    Path Project volunteers serve as role models and make it possible for children to receive individualized encouragement and support. Volunteers don’t need to be trained as a teacher or even know the latest way to do math. Volunteers just need to be there, smile, ask questions, and offer encouragement. You can help on days and times that work best for you. To learn more visit https://www.pathproject.org/become-a-volunteer/.

  • The Corners Outreach – Homework Club

    Duluth, Norcross and Dunwoody
    Monday - Thursday, 3:00 - 4:30 PM

    Volunteers are needed to help elementary students complete daily assignments and build reading and math skills. For more info, contact Travis (travis.sanders@cornersoutreach.org) or visit www.cornersoutreach.org.

  • Rainbow Village – Homework Helpers

    Duluth
    Monday Thru Friday, 3:30 – 6:30 PM

    The Rainbow Village After School program provides academic development opportunities for K-12 students of our residents and graduates. We start the afternoon with a healthy snack, playground time, fun and creative projects. Then we get down to business with homework support and tutoring to ensure they reach their full potential academically. For more information or to volunteer contact Elizabeth Hewell at Ehewell@RainbowVillage.org or 770.497.1888 Ext. 28

  • Next Generation Focus’ SmarterMe® Academy

    Norcross
    Monday - Thursday, 4:00 – 6:30 PM
    Saturdays, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

    We aim to build foundational skills and remediate weaknesses in literacy and math so that students in grades PreK-8 can experience increased success as learners in the classroom, bridging the achievement gap. STEAM enrichment activities offered on Mondays and Saturdays. If you would like more information on how you can support our program or volunteer contact Amy Sol at amysol@nextgenerationfocus.org.