Summer is a great time of year to get more involved with the community. So many local organizations are looking for volunteers – and you just might be the perfect fit. Here are a few places to start.
Coastal Pet Rescue
If you love animals, this is the perfect place for you. Coastal Pet Rescue is a Savannah-based nonprofit that saves the lives of abandoned, abused, and neglected dogs and cats from the region. You can help them out in lots of different ways. Caring for the animals at the shelter, assisting with adoption events, you can even complete an internship and learn more about animal welfare and shelter business management. No matter what you choose, it's a great way to contribute to the community.
Family Promise of Greater Savannah
This organization aims to help homeless families with children. Their goal is to provide emergency shelter, food, and other support. They're always looking for help with various tasks, including delivering donations to families and organizing fundraisers.
American Red Cross of Southeast Georgia
Did you know that volunteers implement 90% of the humanitarian efforts made by The Red Cross? There are all kinds of opportunities for volunteer work with very flexible options. Head over to their website and apply today! Contributing just a few hours a month makes a huge difference.
YMCA of Coastal Georgia
The YMCA's goal is to create an environment that fosters connection, safety, health, and confidence. And they're always in need of help from people willing to donate their time. There are many ways you can help: work with youth, lead committees, fundraise, coach a sports team, even teach a class. This is a great way to use your interests and skills to help build a stronger community.
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