BROWNIELAND LENDS A HAND TO ATLANTA NONPROFITS IN 2018

Over the years, Brownieland Pictures has been continually inspired working with organizations that give back to the community. Our goal is to empower nonprofits by expanding their reach and engaging communities through stories that inspire and motivate. We do this by partnering with nonprofits to create emotionally compelling videos that make a difference and by giving our time through volunteer work.

The Brownieland Team was so inspired by our volunteer work through our #10in10 Volunteer Campaign last year that we have continued to volunteer with a different nonprofit each month and to share their Stories for the Greater Good!

Continue reading to learn about the incredible Atlanta nonprofits we volunteered with in 2018!

JANUARY

Girls On The Run Atlanta

Brownieland’s Robyn Kranz kicked off the 2018 as a volunteer coach for Girls On The Run. This organization fosters a lifelong love of health and fitness and supports girls by teaching them to love who they are and to be powerful in their own skin. Robyn knows how important sports can be for young girls and was excited to share her passion for running and for helping girls in the service of such an incredible organization.

Read more HERE.

FEBRUARY

Student Conservation Association in partnership with MUFG and Chattahoochee Riverkeeper

On Random Acts of Kindness Day, the Brownieland Team joined MUFGemployees and Student Conservation Association (SCA) volunteers at Zonolite Park to help Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) preserve Peachtree Creek by cleaning up trash and debris in and around the water.

Read more HERE.

MARCH

Junior League of Atlanta

This year, Brownieland’s Robyn Kranz supported the Junior League of Atlantaby participating in the 14th Annual Shamrock N’ Roll in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. In its 14th year, the Shamrock N’ Roll is one of the largest JLA fundraisers and is put on by all JLA volunteers. This year, over 1500 runners, walkers, strollers and dogs hit the streets of Atlantic station for the fun 5K.

Read more HERE.

APRIL

Live Thrive Atlanta + CHaRM

For our April volunteer project, the Brownieland Team was excited to be a part of Kid’s Recycle Day presented by Live Thrive Atlanta and Pebble Tossers in celebration of Earth Month. Kids Recycle Day takes place every year at Live Thrive Atlanta’s Center for Hard to Recycle Material (CHaRM) facility and focuses on mobilizing kids throughout Metro Atlanta to actively engage in recycling and reusing items – ultimately benefiting the environment.

Read more HERE.

MAY

ALS Association of Georgia

For our May Volunteer Project, the Brownieland Team volunteered with the ALS Association of Georgia in honor of ALS Awareness Month. We volunteered in their Atlanta office assisting with mailings to people who support the fight against ALS. As the ALS Association pursues treatments and cures for this disease, there are many ways that you can get involved through volunteeringadvocacydonationscorporate partnerships and fundraising.

Read more HERE.

JUNE

Piedmont Park Conservancy

For our June Volunteer Project, the Brownieland Team volunteered with Piedmont Park Conservancy in honor of World Environment Day. Our volunteer team assisted with beautification projects for the two dog parks by trimming back overgrowth, along with picking up trash and old dog toys. Volunteers are essential members of the Piedmont Park community and critical to the success of the park and its programs. Piedmont Park Conservancy invites you to join them outside and pitch in to enhance and transform Atlanta’s favorite park.

Read more HERE.

JULY

Grant Park Conservancy

For our July Volunteer Project, the Brownieland Team signed up to volunteer with Grant Park Conservancy in honor of National Park and Recreation Month. The Grant Park Conservancy is committed to the restoration, renovation, beautification, and maintenance of historic Grant Park. GPC’s vision is to create a world-class park that preserves its historical importance and features; provides venues for active and passive recreation for individuals, families, and youth; and is an oasis of green space in the heart of Atlanta.

Read more HERE.

AUGUST

Meals On Wheels Atlanta

For our August Volunteer Project, the Brownieland Team volunteered with Meals on Wheels Atlanta (MOWA) in honor of National Senior Citizens Day. Our team assisted in the kitchen by preparing nourishing meals to be distributed to homebound and low-income seniors residing in Fulton County. Meals Service, MOWA’s flagship program, provides meals to seniors in Atlanta who are unable to afford or access adequate nutrition supporting MOWA’s vision to ensure that no Atlanta area senior goes hungry, cold, or forgotten.

Read more HERE.

SEPTEMBER

Atlanta Children’s Shelter

In honor of Family Day, the Brownieland Team organized a donation drive for the Atlanta Children’s Shelter to support homeless families striving to become self-sufficient. We were excited to deliver all of the generous donations that included gift cards and necessities that will assist families in need. We hope this inspires you to volunteer as an individual or as a group with The Atlanta Children’s Shelter.

Read more HERE.

OCTOBER

Second Life Atlanta

In honor of Adopt-A-Dog Month, the Brownieland Team volunteered with Second Life Atlanta, a nonprofit organization with a lot of heart helping pets find loving homes in the community. Second Life Atlanta’s mission is to provide cash donations to animal rescue organizations with the purpose of reducing pet overpopulation through adoption, spay/neuter programs and education/awareness. Volunteering with Second Life Atlanta offers many opportunities to support this incredible organization that has given over one million dollars in grants to animal charities.

Read more HERE.

NOVEMBER

Pebble Tossers

In celebration of National Family Volunteer Day, the Brownieland Teamvolunteered with Pebble Tossers, a youth development nonprofit with a mission to empower and equip youth to lead through service. Pebble TossersGenerationOn, and the Walt Disney Company hosted the National Family Volunteer Day (NFVD) BeltLine Beautification Project which took place along Pebble Tossers’ adopted section of the BeltLine. Volunteers gathered to participate in projects which included planting 500 daffodil bulbs and maintaining their Urban Wildlife Habitat and Pollinator Garden areas.

Read more HERE.

DECEMBER

Pajama Program

In the spirit of giving, the Brownieland Team volunteered with the Pajama Program Reading Center Atlanta providing new pajamas and books to children in need for the Brownieland December Volunteer Project. The Pajama Programpromotes a comforting bedtime routine for children affected by instability to help them thrive. At the Atlanta Reading Center, the programming focuses on shared reading between a child and an adult volunteer. During the holiday season for the last several years, The Woodruff Arts Center has partnered with Carter’s and the Pajama Program to collect pajamas for children in need in the metro-Atlanta area.

Read more HERE.

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