The "Big Game" Is Coming To Atlanta!

Human trafficking activity spikes surrounding the "Big Game," and hundreds of trafficking victims are brought into the host city for this event.  Atlanta is hosting the "Big Game" in less than a month. You can help our city’s anti-trafficking efforts through the following events:  

 

 

S.O.A.P. Up Atlanta

Sat, Jan 26 | 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

All Saints Episcopal Church

Join S.O.A.P. Up Atlanta on January 26 in preparing and distributing soap to hotels around Atlanta. This is a project that informs the hospitality community on how to identify human trafficking.



Linking Freedom In Our Backyard

Sat, Jan 26 | 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Mt. Paran Church

Join In Our Backyard for a one-day public awareness and outreach event where in years past, missing children and victims of human trafficking are recovered. Learn more by visiting the following link below.



Preparing For The "Big Game"

Multiple dates and places

Wellspring Living is working with Deborah Richardson and the international Human Trafficking Institute to bring awareness and action to prevent tracking leading up to, during, and after the "Big Game". There are several areas of involvement throughout January. Visit the link below to get involved!



Other Opportunities

Gwinnett County Homeless Count 2019

Mon, Jan 28 - Thu, Jan 31

Join us in counting the homeless of Gwinnett County. (HUD) requires that communities receiving federal funds conduct a count of all sheltered people the last week of January annually. This year's count will require the use of cell phones and iPads due to surveys being online.

Click here for more information.



Every Child Matters - Promise686 Awareness Lunch

Sun, Feb 10 | 12:15 PM

Join Promise686 for lunch and be the first to learn about new aspects of ministry we will be offering, celebrate our impact in foster care and adoption, and find your place in the adventure we call Family Advocacy Ministry (FAM)! Lunch is $5.



Promise686 Parenting Seminar: New View on Behavior Challenges

Sat, Jan 26 | 9:00 AM - Noon

Perimeter Church Midtown Auditorium

Join Promise686 for a free parenting seminar tailored to our foster and adoptive families. At the completion of this seminar participants will receive a certificate for three hours of continuing education training. (No childcare is available.) Click below to register.



ART EDUCATION DAY

Thu, Jan 31 | 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Perimeter Church

Join Community Outreach as we host 200 first grade students from Beaver Ridge Elementary School as they attend the spring ballet performance, have lunch, and attend a short program by Brent Weber and team in the Kids Quest Theater. Volunteers will help set-up, greet and serve lunch to our guests from Beaver Ridge Elementary.



Open Your Heart to Children in Need of Families

Sun, Feb 10 | 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Main Lobby

The Heart Gallery of Georgia hosts a traveling photo exhibit of children who need permanent families. The gallery includes portraits of local children in foster care who are awaiting adoption, with companion videos. Join us on February 10 in the main lobby to view our Heart Gallery featuring children in our area. Email Tracy or for more information.



Career Exploration Night

Thu, Jan 24

Norcross High and Paul Duke STEM School Students are interested in your career. What education did it require? What's the most interesting part of your career? What's your least favorite thing about your career? What's been your career path? This event and the Career Panels the Rotary Club is forming is a great way to share your career experience with eager young high school students.



S.O.A.P. Up Atlanta

Sat, Jan 26 | 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

All Saints Episcopal Church

Join S.O.A.P. Up Atlanta on January 26 in preparing and distributing soap to hotels around Atlanta. This is a project that informs the hospitality community on how to identify human trafficking.



Linking Freedom In Our Backyard

Sat, Jan 26 | 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Mt. Paran Church

Join In Our Backyard for a one-day public awareness and outreach event where in years past, missing children and victims of human trafficking are recovered. Learn more by visiting the following link below.



Preparing For The "Big Game"

Multiple dates and places

Wellspring Living is working with Deborah Richardson and the international Human Trafficking Institute to bring awareness and action to prevent tracking leading up to, during, and after the "Big Game". There are several areas of involvement throughout January. Visit the link below to get involved!