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Volunteer Opportunities At GPB

Ever watched a television pledge drive and wondered how the people in the studio answering phones became volunteers? Did you also have the desire to answer phones yourself?You’ll be happy to...

May 19, 2016

MARTA Army Works To Improve Atlanta Transit

Imagine a public transit system having its own army. Atlanta’s MARTA does. The two-month old MARTA Army is a group of volunteers working to make mass transit more personal. Founded in September by...

November 18, 2015

Give Back On Georgia Gives Day

The holidays are here, which means opportunities to give back to the community.November 12th is Georgia Gives Day, when people donate to their favorite non-profit organization to give back their...

November 12, 2015

Ask Dr. Sandy: Help for Seniors

A new study in the journal Health Affairs shows organizations making home deliveries to needful seniors saves millions each year, by helping keep those seniors out of nursing homes. In Atlanta, Meals...

January 8, 2014

Crop Mob: Community Support of the Small Farm

In Monday’s blog, we talked about the local farmer’s market and its positive impact on community. There is a relatively new state-wide volunteer organization that is contributing to the local farm...

February 20, 2013

Your State Parks Day Reminds Us That Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites Provide Great Family Getaways

Georgia is known for its incredible state park system, and recently GPB took part in “Your State Parks Day.” The statewide event was sponsored by the Friends of Georgia State Parks...

November 6, 2012

Day of Action at GPB

United Way Day of Action at GPB United Way marked its 125th Anniversary in true United Way style, by asking others to get involved in their communities to celebrate with them in a Day of Action. At...

June 22, 2012

Day of Action

This Thursday, June 21, 2012 marks United Way’s inspirational Day of Action. This is a national strategic effort on the longest day of the year to advance the common good. More than 74,000...

June 18, 2012