Teens in the Cobb County Cooperative Extension 4-H Program spent part of their summer collecting toiletries and other items to create make-up gift bags for participants in the Cobb County Community Services Board’s Mothers Making A Change program.
Pictured at right is Anaiah Papi, who helped collect toiletries and other items to create make-up gift bags for participants in the Cobb County Community Services Board's Mothers Making A Change program.
Members of the family volunteer group Little Helpers delivered treats and thank you notes to emergency workers to show their appreciation on the anniversary on 9/11. Pictured are Ella Cooper of Marietta, Ava Smith of Roswell and Kim Cooper of Marietta with firefighters from Cobb County Fire Department Station No. 20.
Little Helpers volunteers Ava Smith of Roswell and Ella Cooper of Marietta assembled hygiene kits for Marietta-based MUST Ministries. The non-profit organization is in need of toiletry items as well as food. The pandemic has increased the demand for food eight times more than a normal year. To volunteer or donate check out mustministries.org. The drop off site is MUST Donation Center, 1280 Field Parkway in Marietta. Hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Recently, the Bells Ferry Civic Association cleaned up litter on their adopted mile just north of Chastain Road. Pictured are some of the community volunteers who helped the BFCA Board pick up 21 bags of debris. If one would like to participate by adopting an area for regular cleanup, contact Keep Cobb Beautiful at https://www.cobbcounty.org/keep-cobb-beautiful.
- From District 3 Cobb County Commissioner Joann Birrell's newsletter
The Rotary Club of Marietta has partnered with Cobb Thanks You for Your Service. Volunteers from both groups distributed 150 comfort care kits and meals to veterans in the Marietta and Cobb County area.
Last month, National Cremation Service of Atlanta organized their first annual Thanksgiving Food Drive along with their neighboring businesses in the Grove Park Plaza in Marietta. Together with Pho Vietnamese Eats, Atlanta West Dentistry, Dev’s Donuts, Vital Link Satellite and Nina’s Dominican Hair Salon, the plaza raised nearly 600 food items to benefit Marietta-based MUST Ministries. MUST Ministries has been providing food, shelter and clothing to those in need for more than 39 years.
Pictured, from left, are Cobb County Community Services Board’s Director of Specialty Services Lauren Baird, LPC CPCS and Cobb County Mental Health Court Teams’ Forensic Certified PEER Specialist Robin Ogden, CPS.
Pictured from left are Melissa Jacobson and Rhonda Jacobson, both of Cumberland Diamond Exchange; Jinger Robins, CEO of SafePath; Mark Jacobson of Cumberland Diamond Exchange; and Hana Laine, community resource coordinator with SafePath.
Pictured are some of the presents that neighbors in The Quad at Meeting Park in downtown Marietta chose for people in substance use recovery at Cobb County Community Services Board’s Recovery in Motion program.
Pictured are some of the neighbors in The Quad at Meeting Park in downtown Marietta chose names to provide gifts for people in substance use recovery at Cobb County Community Services Board’s Recovery in Motion program.