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Athens Area Homeless Shelter Indoor and Outdoor Workday

Monday, January 21st, 2019 from 8:30am to 1:00pm (ET)


Positions0 Remaining
Registration ClosesJan 20, 2019 12:00am or when space runs out.
Age Limit18 and up
Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Athens MLK Day of Service! Below you will find details about the Day of Service and this specific project.

Event Schedule
Kick-off Celebration: 8:30AM - 9:30AM at the Cedar Shoals High School gymnasium (1300 Cedar Shoals Drive).
Volunteer Shift: 10:00AM - 1:00PM at the Athens Area Homeless Shelter's Barber Street Shelter (620 Barber Street).
  • All participants are encouraged to carpool from the kickoff to their selected site.
  • All volunteers are encouraged to bring a canned food item to the kickoff event. Donations will benefit Campus Kitchen at UGA. Preferred items are dry pasta, broth, and rice.
Project Description
Volunteers will help clean up and beautify the Barber Street Shelter grounds by raking leaves, trimming bushes, cleaning gutters, and picking up trash. Volunteers will also help with indoor clean-up in the shelter kitchen and common area.
  • This site is for volunteers ages 18 and up.
  • Volunteers should bring a reusable water bottle.
  • Volunteers should wear close-toed shoes and come dressed to get dirty.
Registration Notes
Children under 18 should be registered by their parent/guardian. All volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
We are not able to accommodate large group registrations. If you have a group that would like to volunteer at the same site, each individual must separately register through Engage Georgia.
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PerksFirst 300 volunteers at the kickoff get biscuits and t-shirts!
Parking DetailsVolunteers will meet at the Cedar Shoals High School gym at 8:30am for the kick-off event and then carpool to the Barber Street Shelter around 9:30am. There is sufficient parking at the complex.
CausesAdvocacy Crisis Support Homeless & Housing Human Rights
15 Positions Filled | 7 Impacts | 31 Hours

Start Address: Volunteers will meet at Cedar Shoals High School to check-in and eat breakfast before carpooling to their selected site., Cedar Shoals High School Gym, 1300 Cedar Shoals Drive, Athens, GA 30605
End Address: Athens Area Homeless Shelter Barber Street Shelter, 620 Barber Street, Athens, GA 30601


Wendy Bartel wrote on January 15th, 2019

Hey, any chance you could add another couple of people. I am very motivated to help the homeless, and not just one day a year. Please let me know if any openings become available. Wendy Bartel @ 732-759-5791 or, but texting works better than emails for me. Thanks!! And thanks for what you're doing!

GivePulse profile picture of Athens MLK Day Athens MLK Day  1 year ago
Hi Wendy- we can't add volunteer spots to this site, but we do encourage you to check out all of the other sites that still have openings. Thanks for your interest in the Day of Service!