Friday, January 4, 2013
Agricultural equipment manufacturer AGCO gifts a cleaner, more efficient tractor for park projects.
The Piedmont Park Conservancy (PPC) received a late 2012 gift when the Duluth-based agricultural equipment manufacturer AGCO delivered a new Massey Ferguson tractor, valued at nearly $50,000 to Piedmont Park. The new tractor joins the Conservancy’s current tractor, a Massey Ferguson 1180, which is used for maintaining, beautifying and improving the park. “We are thrilled to receive such a generous donation from AGCO,” said PPC President and CEO Yvette Bowden in a news release. “Support from Atlanta companies is crucial to the continued growth and maintenance of Piedmont Park. Great cities need great parks, and we are happy to have a partner like AGCO that understands the importance of Piedmont Park to this great city.” With this …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The shop in the Oak Grove community plans to partner with a different charity or organization every month.
Got this from Beer Growler Nation on Wednesday. They're teaming up each month with a different charity or organization to give back. Here are the details: Moved by the spirit of Christmas, Kelly and Constantine Mihalis pledge 2013 will be a year of giving back to their community. Each month Beer Growler Nation will partner with a different charity or organization to raise awareness and funds for causes near and dear to their hearts. January – Atlanta Food Bank February – American Heart Association March – St. Baldrick’s April – Chattahoochee Riverkeepers May – Skin Cancer June – Camp Twin Lakes July – Atlanta Red Cross August – Georgia Transplant Foundation September – PAWS October – Breast Cancer November – Prostate Cancer December – Toys…
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Here are seven items you can donate to help save space and perhaps earn you a tax deduction for 2012.
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Wednesday, December 26, 2012
by Elaine Armstrong Taxpayers looking to claim a deduction for charitable donations only have 10 days left to give before the end of the 2012 tax year. Goodwill of North Georgia is preparing for what will be its busiest donation rush of the year. We always receive our heaviest volume of donations from Dec. 26 to Dec. 31. Last year we received more than 87,000 donations during the last week of the year. The organization has more than 100 locations where you can drop off items. Making a donation can help families de-clutter items they’ve accumulated during the year and make room for new things they received for Christmas. When you give items in good used condition or better to the nonprofit, your donations may be claimed as a deduction on …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Donate your gently worn coats and other outerwear to help families being served by Refugee Resettlement & Immigration Services of Atlanta.