Community Outreach Volunteer Opportunities
Free Tax Preparation – Through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, NFCC offers free tax preparation. Sign up to volunteer
Back to School Program – Provides low-income families with new backpacks filled with school supplies for students in K-12. Held each year before school begins. Volunteer opportunities will be listed when they are available.
Teacher Stocking and Restocking Day – Open to elementary school teachers in North Fulton who teach in schools where more than 50% of the students participate in the Federal free or reduced lunch program. All supplies are new and for school use only to help low-income students finish the year at their full academic potential. Volunteer opportunities will be listed when they are available.
Thanksgiving Food Distribution – The annual Thanksgiving food distribution day helps local families in need celebrate Thanksgiving in their own homes. Each qualifying family is provided with non-perishable food items for a Thanksgiving feast plus a frozen turkey and grocery store gift card. Visit the Thanksgiving Food Distribution page for volunteer opportunities.
Senior Baskets – Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets for seniors and disabled adults (ages 65 and over) include non-perishable food, a grocery store gift card and a small gift in a decorated basket. Visit the Senior Basket page for volunteer opportunities.
Santa Shop and Sponsored Families – Families with kids 0-through high school can qualify for free gifts for their children for the holidays. The majority of eligible families will be served by our Santa Shop where volunteer personal shoppers help parents select gifts for their children. A smaller sponsored family program is also available for families that are experiencing an extreme financial hardship usually due to a medical reason. Visit the Holiday Programs page for volunteer opportunities.
United Way Shoe Box Campaign – As part of the United Way Shoebox campaign each Spring, NFCC collects and distributes decorated shoe boxes filled with toiletries for homeless women, children and men in metro Atlanta. Volunteer opportunities will be listed when they are available.
Did You Know:
9+ tons – weight of the food NFCC gives out each week – about the size of a large elephant.