Giving Tuesday 2022 is here, and there are several organizations in the South Atlanta area that are worthy of your donation.
Giving Tuesday is a “global generosity movement,” according to the organization. It encourages people to give money to charity after shopping all of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. This year we want to encourage you to give locally by supporting the organizations listed below.
Melanated Pearl Corporation
Melanated Pearl Corporation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization located in Hampton,GA a subsection of Clayton County established in November 2018. The organization targets services for Black Women in the Metro Atlanta area.
Their mission is to empower, educate and uplift women; Black Women in particular.
PEARL is an acronym meaning Passionate Engaged Activists, Resisting Limitations and we speak to our audiences’ passions, engage them, give them a call to action and show them how to resist the idea that they are limited in any way.
At Tied Together, they are dedicated to reaching our youth right where they are by guiding their mentees in goal setting, overcoming obstacles, decision-making, financial literacy, and more.
Operation Lunchbox is an organization born from a desire to serve and render aid to food-insecure children and their families. They are able to do this through awarded grants, fundraising, corporate partnerships, and the generosity of donations. #kidsgottaeat
YBLA-Young Black Leadership Alliance
At YBLA, they identify, educate and develop young black leaders to have a positive impact in their community and beyond. YBLA focuses on helping young people become leaders that are college and career ready. Their young leaders are trained to reach back and mentor elementary, middle, and high school students as they achieve. YBLA achieves this through Leadership, Service, and Education. YBLA currently serves youth in Atlanta, Charlotte, and the DMV area.
Girls Serving Successfully
Girls & Gents Serving Successfully is dedicated to enriching the lives of youth in grades K 12 by participation in a Leadership Development Program with a focus on Civic Engagement. Youth will advocate, plan and participate in Take Action projects.
Nourishing Hands Inc.
Nourishing Hands Inc is a Clayton County organization serving youth ages 14-24 from minority and low-income communities in Georgia.
The Malachi Project
Serving children, families, and individuals in our community who are in need by providing practical education and spiritual guidance to bring them out of the detrimental cycles that for generations have marginalized them from the rest of society.
Gigi’s House is a faith-based home dedicated to serving girls ages 13-19 who are victims of sex trafficking. In addition to safe housing, we provide individual and group trauma-informed therapy with a licensed therapist, home-school, mentoring life skills, and daily self-confidence-building activities.
The Clayton Crescent
The Clayton Crescent’s mission is primarily watchdog journalism and government reporting for the benefit of residents of Clayton County and the Southern Crescent, with investigative journalism as an ongoing project.
The founder, executive editor, and CEO is Robin Kemp, an experienced, award-winning journalist who has worked in print (Gambit, Clayton News, Henry Herald, numerous magazines), broadcast (WPRG-FM, WVUE-TV), cable television (CNN, The Weather Channel), and digital media (nola.com) since the 1980s.