Help Needed: Cat Care, Yard Sale Items

A weekly list of local volunteer and donation opportunities.

The following are local organizations' needs for volunteers or donations. The opportunities are in Stone Mountain and areas nearby.

If your organization would like to be included, please e-mail the information to: Leslie.Johnson@patch.com.

Volunteer Opportunities

Cat care: says it needs volunteers in its cat adoption room to help with tasks such as cleaning, feeding and socializing them. Volunteers need to be at least 15 and complete a short orientation before volunteering, according to AARF. Its address is 6570 James B Rivers Dr. Stone Mountain, 30083.

Volunteering, side by side: in the city of Stone Mountain as quite a number of volunteer opportunities, including clubhouse buddies, event planner/assistant, cook, gardening, exercise facilitator and much more. Learn more about Side by Side volunteer opportunities and to submit an application.

Weeding & watering: Trees Atlanta needs help with weeding and watering seedlings as part of an extensive tree campaign, said Susan Pierce Cunningham, NeighborWoods Program Manager. Interested? Contact Cunningham at susan@treesatlanta.org

Donation Opportunities

Clean out your garage for pets: , 6570 James B Rivers Dr. in the city of Stone Mountain, is having a yard sale on Saturday, June 30 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and could use some items to sell. So clean out your garage or basement and bring in your "stuff" Thursday or Friday, from 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m., or Saturday morning between 8 and 9 a.m.

Deadline to Donate a Brick: If you want to donate a brick for the DeKalb County Public Library's engraved brick campaign, you'll need to order it by June 30.

The library system says engraved bricks are available for $100 each for a 4" X 8" brick in the library entry sidewalk at these branches: Hairston Crossing, Salem-Panola, Stonecrest and Tucker- Reid H. Cofer.

Personalized bricks can be inscribed with a patron's name, the name of a family, friend or company, or in honor or memory of a loved one.

Donate online or call 404-370-8450, ext. 2238 for more information.

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