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You can volunteer for many of these on their website

United Way of Hall County

Gainesville Reads Mentor Program at the Northeast GA History Center  

This program differs from Center Point  in that books of historical content, including historical novels for upper grades as the program grows, will be the focus.

Autumn Breeze Senior Living, Gainesville
Currently seeking compassionate, creative volunteers to help assist with our activities program. We are looking for volunteers that can assist with programs including but not limited to: musical entertainment (singing, musical instruments), arts/crafts, bible study, adult learning, family/community events, outings and much more. For more information, contact Holly Johnson at 706-410-7251.

Center Point

Mentoring for school children

Contact:  Annie Fox  678-997-1990

Meals on Wheels

Needs volunteers to deliver meals to disadvantaged seniors



My Sisters Place Boutique

Volunteers needed to sort donated clothing at the boutique

My Sisters Place supports homeless women and children



Salvation Army

Food Sorting and Angel Tree



Humane Society of Northeast Georgia

Companion Animal Rescue

Anne Threadgill, 770-532-6617, ext. 234



Good News at Noon (Meals and Men’s Shelter)



Good News Clinic



CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children)

Volunteer to become an advocate for a child in need



Habitat for Humanity of Hall County


Family Promise Hall County


Atlanta Botanical Garden - Gainesville

Volunteer opportunities, particularly those focused on educational programming, provide an excellent opportunity to connect with children and families and better our community. 

Whatever your passion, the Garden can use your interest and talent. Volunteering is a great way to meet new peoplelearn more about gardening, or develop a new skill. There are many volunteer opportunities that are great for novice gardeners, Master Gardeners, or even those who are not blessed with a green thumb. Volunteer positions range from assisting with educational programs and special events to providing horticultural assistance - all essential to enriching the visitor experience. Wherever you volunteer, you will make a difference! Below is some information regarding the volunteer application process.

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities, please follow the link below to complete the Volunteer Application and return it by email to Once your application is received, the background check will be forwarded to you. All volunteers will receive orientation at the Garden that includes a tour and an overview of our Volunteer Policies and Procedures.

Gainesville/Hall Community Food Pantry

Who we are

We are a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization established in 1973 for the purpose of assisting Hall County families and individuals who are in need of food.  The Pantry is staffed solely by volunteers.


How it works

Clients bring in a photo ID and complete USDA applications. They are then eligible to receive a supply of food consisting of a protein, pasta and various cans of fruits and vegetables. Food is acquired through food drives and from both Georgia Mountain Food Bank and Atlanta Community Food Bank.


Pantry hours and location

Tuesday and Thursday from 12 noon to 1:30 pm In the Community Foundation Building:  615 E Oak Street, Gainesville


Our sponsors

Grace Episcopal Church                    First United Methodist Church            St. Paul United Methodist Church

First Presbyterian Church                 First Baptist Church


In partnership with

Georgia Mountain Food Bank          Atlanta Community Food Bank          Chestnut Mountain Egg Farm

Jackson EMC Foundation


How you can help

·         Become a volunteer. Work a couple of hours 4-5 times a year. Training provided.

Contact Daphne David ( or Mary Lynn Coyle (

·         Financial support:

Tax deductible checks made payable to Gainesville-Hall Community Food Pantry and  mailed to Mary Lynn Coyle, Treasurer, 3066 Laurel Springs Dr.; Gainesville, GA 30506

·         Participate in our Grace Church Food Drives

Gainesville Reads

Help Young Readers master reading by becoming a tutor for Gainesville Reads!


There are many educators in our membership, many women who love to read, and many women who love to help children flourish.  Why not devote an hour a week to helping a young reader in Hall County?  We learned from the Boys and Girls Club president that literacy helps children make a path toward a productive future!

The Northeast Georgia History Center offers a free, one on one reading program to tutor program to assist 1st through 5th graders in Hall County. 

As a volunteer, you will meet with the same student one hour per week on Wednesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays from 4:30 to 5:30 pm during the school year.  If you have interest or questions please click the link below or email Libba at

They are in need of your help!  Contact Libba today and she will explain the process!


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