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Athens

“It takes one person to make a difference in the life of a child.” By sharing fun activities and exposing a child to new experiences, Clarke County mentors encourage positive choices, promote high self-esteem, support academic achievement and introduce their mentee to new ideas.   The...

BuildOn at UGA is a chapter of the larger national organization, buildOn. Their mission is to stop the spread of poverty, illiteracy, and low expectations through service and education.   How the Organization Works BuildOn at UGA works by partnering with the local Athens community and partnerships...

Through UGA’s School of Veterinary Medicine, the Wildlife Treatment Crew works to provide medical treatment and care for injured wildlife, while simultaneously providing tangible examples for UGA Vet students.   How the Organization Works The Wildlife Treatment Crew (WTC) is made up of a team of veterinary...

“Healing man and man’s best friend.”   The Boo Radley Foundation is a first of its kind non-profit established to promote medical research for diseases that are common to humans and our companion animals. These diseases include numerous forms of cancer, muscular dystrophy, cystic fibrosis, influenza, metabolic...

Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and 27 countries.   Volunteers give of their time and effort because they believe it's time to take action against cancer. Their...

“Making the University of Georgia and Athens community safer by providing safe, free, nonjudgemental rides home.”   Over the past 16 years, Designated Dawgs has provided over 85,000 safe rides home. The nonprofit sets up on College Ave. most Thursdays and Fridays from 11PM to 2:15 AM...

Experiential learning at the University of Georgia gives students hands-on opportunities to connect their education and experiences with the outside world through creative endeavors, field schools and study abroad sessions, internships, leadership opportunities, faculty-mentored research, and service-learning.   UGA students are required to participate in at...

Formed as a small website in 2001 that made bios for household pets, Athens Pets was created to help cats and dogs in the Athens-Clarke County area by promoting adoption and rescue efforts, reducing euthanasia rates, and curbing overpopulation through spaying and neutering services.   The organization’s...

Ruthann Phillips strives to place her organization's English Bulldogs in "Furever Homes". These furry companions require specialized care compared to other breeds; Georgia English Bulldog rescue seeks to find them homes that can adequately meet those needs.   Georgia English Bulldog Rescue took in its first dog...