Lesson from an Immigrant Experience
Two young professionals from the Latin American Association will come to share their personal stories regarding their journey to achieve higher education. They will also share some best practices to be used when working with Latino students and their families, as well as some myths and realities of student engagement.We welcome you to join the Agape staff as we learn more about the immigrant experience. To RSVP, please email Dominique Tate at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Agape Youth and Family Center
2353 Bolton Rd. NW, 1st Floor
Atlanta, GA 30318
2017 Spring Benefit
This is the largest Agape community gathering of the year. The Spring Benefit is an elegant, “cocktail party” style event with open bars, hors d’oeuvres, student success stories and a fund-able item auction. Our goal this year is to raise $250,000 to support youth development and education programs at Agape! This year’s celebration will be hosted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Flourish.
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church Great Day of Service at Agape
On Saturday, March 19, 2016, Peachtree Road United Methodist Church hosted church members and friends, giving them the opportunity to “put their faith in action as they serve those in need across Atlanta.”
2016 Great Backpack Give-Away
Join Agape in our efforts to provide backpacks & school supplies to over 1,500 kids in need as they get ready to start the new school year at our annual drive.
Last year, Agape distributed over 1,900 backpacks full of school supplies. Feel free to get involved by holding your own backpack drives or sponsoring a backpack filled with supplies for $50 per child! This year’s give-away will be on Friday, July 29 at Agape and volunteer sign up begins June 1, 2016!
To donate supplies, contact Neka Harris, Events Coordinator, at
404-367-3947 or email@example.com
The 6th Annual Agape Golf Charity Tournament
Join us for a beautiful day on the greens, benefiting the Youth and Education Programs at Agape. Sponsorship opportunities are now available. Tournament scheduled for October 10, 2016. For more details, please click here.
In learning more about our families, Agape discovered that many of the children in our programs had little to no furniture at all. Agape’s Extreme Bedroom Makeover began in 2010, with volunteer teams providing new paint, new bedrooms and a whole new outlook for 124 children in need and counting! This year’s makeover event will be Friday and Saturday, October 14-15, 2016.
Contact Neka Harris, Events Coordinator, at 404-367-3947 or firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up your volunteer team!
2016 Great Thanksgiving Basket Give-Away
In partnership with The Lovett School, the goal of this giveaway is to provide a turkey and a bag of all the fixings for 500+ families in need at Thanksgiving. In 2015, we accomplished this goal and hope you can be a part of this amazing experience. This year’s give-away is Friday, November 18 and volunteer signup begins August 1, 2016
2016 Mother Daughter Tea
The Tea is an annual social for middle school girls and their moms to benefit youth development and education programming at Agape. This intimate, fun-filled affair is an amazing event to form stronger bonds, create memories and celebrate mothers and daughters. This year’s Tea is Sunday, November 13. Tickets will go on sale this Fall.
2016 Agape Holiday Gift Store
With the help of the community, Agape’s 2015 Agape Holiday Gift Store provided gifts for over 300 children from under-served families in 2015. Agape’s first floor community room was transformed into a holiday gift store staffed by volunteers for a full week for family holiday “shopping” from gift donations. This year’s gift store is scheduled for December 12-16 and volunteer signup begins this Fall.
View the Holiday Wishlist here.
For details, please contact Neka Harris, Events Coordinator, at 404-367-3947 or email@example.com