Volunteer sign up for the 13th Annual Gwinnett Great Days of Service is now open at GwinnettGreatDaysOfService.org. This year’s event will be held on Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6 with over 300 different projects to choose from. This annual event offers Gwinnett residents the opportunity to donate their time and energy to doing community service and helping those in need.
One of the largest volunteer initiatives in the United States, Gwinnett Great Days of Service enables local non-profit organizations, schools and churches to enhance their services in the community. “I had such a good time working with the volunteers from the Gwinnett Great Days of Service. Thank you so much to the amazing volunteers from Gwinnett Technical College and the surrounding community that volunteered their time and energy at Annandale Village today. Volunteers painted the exterior of one of our residential houses, built and painted bird houses with our Villagers, and took several Villagers on a bike ride around campus. They were terrific! Gwinnett Days of Service is a day on, not a day off. Thanks to the team at the Gwinnett Coalition for putting on this great effort. I am so inspired by the event, that I will be involved as a volunteer this year!” says Barbara Huffman.
Last year, 80,000 volunteers for Gwinnett Great Days of Service completed over 300 community projects including staffing community events, painting and repairing buildings, installing playground sets and cleaning up nature trails. The event is hosted by the Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services in partnership with United Way of North Metro Atlanta. For more information, visit: www.gwinnettgreatdaysofservice.org and find us on Facebook.
In addition to helping the community, Great Days of Service has partnered with Do Go Get Rewards. When you show up at the event you will receive a code to text to get 15,000 Do Gooder points. Points can be redeemed at DoGoodRewards.com/store where you can get anything from massages to trips to deals at your favorite restaurants and more. Even better, Great Days of Service gets a donation for every volunteer that redeems rewards from the event.
The Gwinnett Great Days of Service is sponsored by: Primerica, United Way of Metro Atlanta, Arthur A Buck Jones Nursery, Nordson, Gwinnett Medical Center, Community Foundation of Northeast Georgia, Gem Shopping Network, FIS Global, Hands on Atlanta, Wells Fargo, Hayes James Engineering, Andersen, Tate & Carr, Myers Group, GCPS Foundation, The Atlanta Community Tool Bank, Gwinnett Braves, and Do Good Rewards.
The Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services is a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the health and human service needs of everyone in Gwinnett County, Georgia. It does so through collaborative community planning, applied research, community education, membership diversity, consensus building, advocacy, and innovation.