Our Projects

Helping One Project At A Time

projects-flyer We work with the homeless shelters in the Atlanta area, other non profit organizations and the homeless directly by serving dinners, providing basic needs such as daily use items and blessing bags which include hygiene items and snacks, provide programs/services such as job readiness/self empowerment programs, recreational programs for children, seasonal projects etc. We have ongoing food and clothing drives and so much more.

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Lift Up Atlanta’s Community Closet

The Community Closet provides a lot of the basic needs for needy families. We serve all of metro Atlanta. We provide such items as clothing, shoes, household goods, personal hygiene items and other basic items.

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We currently meet the 1st Saturday of January, March, May, July (no holidays), September and November.

Volunteers meet at 10:30am

Clients meet at 11:30am

All those in need are WELCOME!

DONATIONS NEEDED:

  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste / Toothbrushes
  • Lotion
  • Shaving Cream
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Bleach
  • Dishwashing Liquid
  • Dryer Sheets
  • Cleaning Products
  • New Bed Sheets (all sizes – twin, full, queen, king)
  • Comforters
  • Dishes
  • New Body and Face bath towels
  • Pots and pans

We will accept all small furniture accessory items such as lamps, rugs, etc


Career Workshops

job-readiness-workshop-flyer-norcross-2015 We assist with resume building, improving interview skills, provide job coaching and dress for success and job tips. Workshops are scheduled on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 9am to 12pm at the Norcross Human Services Center, 5030 Georgia Bell Court, Norcross, GA 30093. To register for the workshop, please call 678 225-5400


Computer Training Program

We provide classes in basic computer, how to use your email and Microsoft Office. You get experienced computer professionals with work with you in an intimate setting. These classes are taught the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month in Norcross. To get information on the classes, please call 678 322 7079 or email us at liftupatlanta@yahoo.com


Summer Lunch Program

We provide over 2000 lunches each summer to children in need. We are in need of volunteers and donors with this lunch program.

We welcome businesses, groups and organizations to donate and help put lunches together. All interested parties can email us at liftupatlanta@yahoo.com or call 678 245 4622 for dates and times this summer.


Back pack & School Supply Drive

Our goal this year is to provide new backpacks filled with school supplies, a new school outfit and new shoes to 500 needy children in the metro Atlanta area.
We are in need of donations of the following items: new backpacks, school supplies such as: #2 pencils, highlighters, theme notebooks, 3 ring binder, notebook paper, copy paper, kid friendly scissors, calculators, crayons, colored pencils, glue sticks and folders.

We are also in need of gift cards for school outfits/uniforms and new shoes.


Thanksgiving Food Drive

Our goal this year is to provide 300 needy families with Thanksgiving food baskets.

We are in need of volunteers and sponsors to donate Thanksgiving food items such as : $25 gift card for turkey/ham, aluminum pan, macaroni and cheese or mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables and fruit, cake mix and frosting or pie filling and any other goodies that your family has for Thanksgiving.


Christmas Toy Drive

This is our busiest and most demanding holiday. We get hundreds of requests for toys from needy families. Our goal is to provide new toys to 1000 children.
Help us make this a great Christmas for these kids. We provide 3-5 toys to each needy children.

There are many ways you can help.

Your business, group or organization can act as a drop off location, have a toy drive and volunteer to help sort and distribute toys to the families.
There is nothing more rewarding than to put a smile on a child’s face.

If you are interested in helping, please email us at liftupatlanta@yahoo.com or call 678 245 4622


Warm Wear Donation Drive

We need your help to provide warmth and comfort to the homeless and needy families.

You can donate gently used coats, blankets, scarves, gloves, caps and new socks to those in need.

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