3 results for tag: Volunteers


Advocates for Children Celebrates a New Year and Looks Back at 2016 Accomplishments

CARTERSVILLE, Ga.- Jan. 18, 2017: Advocates for Children started the new year of 2017 by thanking donors, volunteers, corporate partners, and other supporters of the organization at the annual appreciation dinner Tuesday. Community members gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of 2016, look forward to 2017 and recognize some of those who dedicated themselves to Advocates’ mission of preventing and treating child abuse in all its forms. It is the contribution of those volunteers, donors, and partners that makes the organization’s reach even larger Advocates for Children President and CEO Karen White explained during her welcome to the ...

Advocates for Children to Offer Training for Education Advocates

In its efforts to prevent and treat child abuse in all its forms, Advocates for Children provides community services for children, including those currently in the foster care system. One such program under the umbrella of Advocates for Children offers children who are abused or neglected a voice in the court system. The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer assesses the child’s situation and reports to the judge what is in the best interest of the child with a goal of a safe, permanent home for each child. It is estimated that the average child in foster care is likely to change placements two to three times a year, according to ...

Thank you, Publix

Publix managers and associates from stores located within the District 87 territory, including Cartersville and Acworth spent the day with Advocates for Children August 30, volunteering their time and energy at the Flowering Branch Children’s Shelter. Working both inside and outside the facility, Publix team members worked on landscaping projects, pressure washed, painted inside, organized, and performed maintenance on the playground equipment. This was not the first year for the local employees of the company to include Advocates for Children as part of their United Way Kickoff and Day of Caring. Throughout the southeast, Publix service ...